Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE
823 PM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE MADISON WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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              83   03/21/2012
 LOW              -29   03/01/1962
HIGHEST            68   03/08        63       5       74  03/16
LOWEST              0   03/02         3      -3       -5  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.4              43.1     5.3     45.8
AVG. MINIMUM     31.3              24.8     6.5     23.4
MEAN             39.9              34.0     5.9     34.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               4.9    -0.9        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              24.0    -9.0       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.4     0.6        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.19   2009
 MINIMUM         0.14   1910
TOTALS           3.96              2.20    1.76     0.76
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.07    0.06     0.02
DAYS >= .01        14              10.5     3.5        5
DAYS >= .10        11               5.0     6.0        4
DAYS >= .50         3               1.3     1.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.33   03/15 TO 03/16              0.20

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           28.4   1923
TOTALS            4.0               7.0    -3.0      4.2
SINCE 7/1        28.5              48.1   -19.6     33.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.0    -1.0        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/04                          6  03/07
                        03/03                             03/06
                        03/02                             03/05
 24 HR TOTAL      2.6   03/01 TO 03/01               3.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     770               963    -193      935
 SINCE 7/1       5370              6449   -1079     6646
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/160    DATE  03/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/260    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      2
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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THIS WAS THE 9TH WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD FOR MADISON.

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