Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM, AL
713 PM CDT SAT APR 2 2016

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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              90   03/21/1907
 LOW                2   03/14/1993
HIGHEST            88   03/15        MM      MM       81  03/31
                                                          03/17
                                                          03/16
LOWEST             33   03/21        MM      MM       18  03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.3              66.7     3.6     67.3
AVG. MINIMUM     49.4              43.7     5.7     45.8
MEAN             59.9                               56.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               3.7    -3.7        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.80   1980
 MINIMUM         0.32   1918
TOTALS           5.70              5.23    0.47     4.24
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.17    0.01     0.14
DAYS >= .01        10              10.2    -0.2       21
DAYS >= .10         6               6.9    -0.9       13
DAYS >= .50         6               3.6     2.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.6     0.4        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     191               322    -131      259
 SINCE 7/1       1861              2512    -651     2725
COOLING TOTAL      41                18      23        5
 SINCE 1/1         48                22      26        5
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/320    DATE  03/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/180    DATE  03/10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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