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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
421 PM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE MERIDIAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            80   03/31        84      -4       82  03/18
LOWEST             28   03/26        27       1       25  03/03
                        03/04
                        03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.9              69.0    -2.1     64.5
AVG. MINIMUM     40.3              42.3    -2.0     37.2
MEAN             53.6              55.6    -2.0     50.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      5               4.7     0.3       13
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.47   1976
 MINIMUM         0.52   2007
TOTALS           5.74              5.42    0.32     3.75
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.17    0.02     0.12
DAYS >= .01        11               9.4     1.6        8
DAYS >= .10         9               6.7     2.3        6
DAYS >= .50         2               3.5    -1.5        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.9    -0.9        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.75   03/28 TO 03/28              1.36

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            5.7   1993
TOTALS            0.0               0.2    -0.2      0.0
SINCE 7/1         2.5               0.5     2.0      1.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     349               307      42      434
 SINCE 7/1       2725              2404     321     2321
COOLING TOTAL       2                17     -15        3
 SINCE 1/1          9                24     -15       19
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/280    DATE  03/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/290    DATE  03/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     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                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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