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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
108 PM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE PROVIDENCE RI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   03/29/1945
 LOW                1   03/19/1967
                        03/04/1950
                        03/06/1948
HIGHEST            62   03/11
LOWEST              8   03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.6              47.8    -4.2
AVG. MINIMUM     24.4              30.0    -5.6
MEAN             34.0              38.9    -4.9     38.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               1.2     0.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              18.1     5.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.34   2010
 MINIMUM         0.07   1915
TOTALS           6.98              5.01    1.97
DAYS >= .01         9              11.9    -2.9
DAYS >= .10         5               7.7    -2.7
DAYS >= .50         3               3.0     0.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.3     0.7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.39   03/30 TO 03/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.6   1956
 SNOW DEPTH         7   03/03/2009
TOTALS            1.2               5.5    -4.3
SINCE 7/1        43.3              33.2    10.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.1   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     954               809     145
 SINCE 7/1       5226              4871     355
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/312
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/360    DATE  03/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/350    DATE  03/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      2
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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