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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
801 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE CHICAGO-OHARE 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              88   03/29/1986
 LOW              -12   03/04/1873
HIGHEST            70   03/08        MM      MM       73  03/16
LOWEST             11   03/02        MM      MM        0  03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.5              46.6     4.9     44.4
AVG. MINIMUM     35.1              29.2     5.9     26.3
MEAN             43.3              37.9     5.4     35.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               2.9    -0.9        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              19.6    -7.6       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.58   1922
 MINIMUM         0.29   1910
TOTALS           3.34              2.50    0.84     1.10
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.08    0.03     0.04
DAYS >= .01        14              11.1     2.9        7
DAYS >= .10         9               5.5     3.5        3
DAYS >= .50         2               1.5     0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.20   03/23 TO 03/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.1   1926
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            2.6               5.6    -3.0      7.1
SINCE 7/1        30.1              35.4    -5.3     50.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/05                          9  03/03
                        03/03                             03/01
                        03/02
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   03/01 TO 03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     665               841    -176      910
 SINCE 7/1       4673              5575    -902     6090
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/260    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/250    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)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      1
FOG                      18     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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