Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
854 AM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE LEXINGTON KY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 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              86   03/25/1929
 LOW               -2   03/06/2015
                        03/06/1960
                        03/05/1960
HIGHEST            78   03/15        MM      MM       74  03/31
                                                          03/16
LOWEST             26   03/06        MM      MM       -2  03/06
                        03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.1              55.4     6.7     54.2
AVG. MINIMUM     42.0              35.7     6.3     33.5
MEAN             52.1              45.5     6.6     43.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7        2
DAYS MIN <= 32      9              11.9    -2.9       14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.82   1997
 MINIMUM         0.46   1910
TOTALS           2.79              4.07   -1.28     7.46
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.13   -0.04     0.24
DAYS >= .01        12              12.4    -0.4       12
DAYS >= .10         7               7.7    -0.7        9
DAYS >= .50         1               2.8    -1.8        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.00   03/12 TO 03/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.7   5
                        0
TOTALS            0.7               1.4    -0.7     17.1
SINCE 7/1        15.3              12.7     2.6     40.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            12  03/05
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     394               605    -211      649
 SINCE 7/1       3365              4176    -811     4627
COOLING TOTAL       3                 2       1        0
 SINCE 1/1          3                 2       1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/180    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/170    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      0

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

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