Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
803 AM PDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE PORTLAND OR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1940 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            75                                 73  03/26
LOWEST             33                                 30  03/04
                                                          03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.6              56.7     0.9     62.8
AVG. MINIMUM     43.0              39.6     3.4     42.0
MEAN             50.3              48.2     2.1     52.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               2.1    -2.1        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.89   2012
 MINIMUM         1.10   1965
TOTALS           4.73              3.68    1.05     4.71
DAYS >= .01        23              17.6     5.4       12
DAYS >= .10        15              10.7     4.3        8
DAYS >= .50         2               1.7     0.3        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.71   03/09 TO 03/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0
SINCE 7/1         1.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     449               522     -73      382
 SINCE 7/1       3052              3580    -528     2854
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/141
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/250    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/250    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               25     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

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

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