Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID

438 PM MDT SAT APR 2 2016

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...THE POCATELLO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1939 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   03/15/1994
                        03/28/1986
 LOW              -12   03/04/1985
HIGHEST            67   03/20        75      -8       74  03/27
LOWEST             19   03/19       -12      31        7  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.0              48.8     3.2     59.4
AVG. MINIMUM     31.5              27.1     4.4     28.9
MEAN             41.7              38.0     3.7     44.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.1    -1.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              23.0    -5.0       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.00   2016
 MINIMUM         0.10   1965
TOTALS           3.00              1.26    1.74     0.25
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.04    0.06     0.01
DAYS >= .01        13               9.7     3.3        4
DAYS >= .10         8               3.9     4.1        1
DAYS >= .50         2               0.4     1.6        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.84   03/13 TO 03/14              0.14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.6   1985
TOTALS            5.3               5.4    -0.1      2.6
SINCE 7/1        33.5              39.4    -5.9     17.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.9     1.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/26                          1  03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      2.2   MM                           2.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     712               839    -127      637
 SINCE 7/1       5554              6112    -558     4978
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/250    DATE  03/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/250    DATE  03/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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4TH: HIGH OF 65 BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 64 SET IN 1987.
5TH: HIGH OF 61 TIES PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 1968.
6TH: RAINFALL OF 0.78 BREAKS PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.44 SET IN 1975.
9TH: RAINFALL OF 0.21 BREAKS PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.19 SET IN 1954.
14TH: RAINFALL OF 0.54 BREAKS PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.22 SET IN 2006.

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