Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS St Louis, MO

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
843 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE COLUMBIA MO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   03/21/1907
 LOW               -9   03/05/1960
HIGHEST            80   03/15                         79
LOWEST             18   03/02                         13
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.2              55.2     7.0     57.0
AVG. MINIMUM     40.6              34.0     6.6     34.8
MEAN             51.4              44.6     6.8     45.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.8    -0.8        2
DAYS MIN <= 32      6              13.8    -7.8        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.09   1973
 MINIMUM         0.51   1956
TOTALS           1.88              2.91   -1.03     1.54
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.09   -0.03     0.05
DAYS >= .01        12              10.6     1.4       10
DAYS >= .10         5               6.3    -1.3        5
DAYS >= .50         1               1.7    -0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.69   03/08 TO 03/08              0.42

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.5   1960
 24 HR TOTAL     12.8   03/12/1937 TO 03/13/1937
TOTALS              T               1.7    -1.7      1.6
SINCE 7/1         9.0              17.8    -8.8     12.0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/20 TO 03/20
                        03/01 TO 03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     418               636    -218      585
 SINCE 7/1       3595              4582    -987     4640
COOLING TOTAL       4                 3       1        0
 SINCE 1/1          4                 3       1        0
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/290    DATE  03/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/280    DATE  03/15

SKY COVER
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      1

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

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MONTHLY RECORDS

9TH WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD

TIED 4TH LEAST SNOWIEST MONTH ON RECORD

TIED 5TH LEAST NUMBER OF OCCURRENCES OF A MINIMUM TEMPERATURE LESS
THAN OR EQUAL TO 32 DEGREES

EQUAL TO 32 DEGREES

DAILY RECORDS

3/9... RECORD HIGH MINIMUM OF 52 PREVIOUSLY 51 IN 1977







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