Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS
710 AM CDT SAT APR 2 2016

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...THE NEW ORLEANS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 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              89   03/18/1982
 LOW               17   03/22/2016
HIGHEST            85   03/17                         86  03/17
LOWEST             44   03/22                         31  03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.8              71.8     4.0     74.9
AVG. MINIMUM     60.3              53.5     6.8     57.9
MEAN             68.1              62.6     5.5     66.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM
 MINIMUM
TOTALS           6.36              4.55    1.81     6.36
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.15    0.06     0.21
DAYS >= .01        10               8.3     1.7       14
DAYS >= .10         7               5.4     1.6        9
DAYS >= .50         3               2.7     0.3        4
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.8     1.2        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.02   03/18 TO 03/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL
 24 HR TOTAL
 SNOW DEPTH
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      38               136     -98       70
 SINCE 7/1        752              1245    -493     1274
COOLING TOTAL     143                63      80      124
 SINCE 1/1        179               100      79      142
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/180    DATE  03/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/180    DATE  03/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      9

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

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