Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
1103 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE LEXINGTON KY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2015

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            74   03/31        MM      MM       75  03/11
                        03/16
LOWEST             -2R  03/06        MM      MM        8  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.2              55.4    -1.2     53.3
AVG. MINIMUM     33.5              35.7    -2.2     30.1
MEAN             43.8              45.5    -1.7     41.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               0.7     1.3        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              11.9     2.1       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.0     1.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.82   1997
 MINIMUM         0.46   1910
TOTALS           7.46              4.07    3.39     2.89
DAILY AVG.       0.24              0.13    0.11     0.09
DAYS >= .01        12              12.4    -0.4        8
DAYS >= .10         9               7.7     1.3        7
DAYS >= .50         5               2.8     2.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.9     2.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.54   03/04 TO 03/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.7   5
                        0
TOTALS           17.1               1.4    15.7      7.5
SINCE 7/1        40.0              12.7    27.3     26.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.4     1.6        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        12R  03/05                          4  03/04
 24 HR TOTAL     10.0R  03/05 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     649               605      44      716
 SINCE 7/1       4627              4176     451     4559
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/270    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/270    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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