Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
649 AM EDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE LEXINGTON KY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2017

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            81   03/30        MM      MM       78  03/15
LOWEST             16   03/16        MM      MM       26  03/06
                                                          03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.6              55.4     3.2     62.1
AVG. MINIMUM     37.0              35.7     1.3     42.0
MEAN             47.8              45.5     2.3     52.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              11.9     2.1        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.82   1997
 MINIMUM         0.46   1910
TOTALS           3.28              4.07   -0.79     2.79
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.13   -0.02     0.09
DAYS >= .01        11              12.4    -1.4       12
DAYS >= .10         6               7.7    -1.7        7
DAYS >= .50         2               2.8    -0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.80   03/01 TO 03/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.7   5
                        0
TOTALS              T               1.4    -1.4      0.7
SINCE 7/1         3.4              12.7    -9.3     15.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/14 TO 03/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     530               605     -75      394
 SINCE 7/1       3240              4176    -936     3365
COOLING TOTAL       5                 2       3        3
 SINCE 1/1          9                 2       7        3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/270    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/270    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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