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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
132 PM CDT MON APR 4 2016

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...THE MUSCLE SHOALS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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   03/25/1929
 LOW                7   03/07/1899
HIGHEST            86   03/15        MM      MM       80
LOWEST             32   03/05        MM      MM       16
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.1              64.4     4.7     64.0
AVG. MINIMUM     46.5              42.0     4.5     43.4
MEAN             57.8              53.2     4.6     53.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               4.3    -3.3        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.15   1897
 MINIMUM         1.26   1910
TOTALS           4.52              4.76   -0.24     6.58
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.15    0.00
DAYS >= .01         9              10.1    -1.1       18
DAYS >= .10         7               6.8     0.2       15
DAYS >= .50         3               3.4    -0.4        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.2    -0.2        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.85   03/31 TO 03/31              1.09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            5.0   1968
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   03/22/1968 TO 03/22/1968
TOTALS            0.0               0.4    -0.4      0.7
SINCE 7/1           T               2.2    -2.2      4.2
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31               0.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     236               378    -142      348
 SINCE 7/1       2237              2913    -676     3119
COOLING TOTAL      24                12      12        2
 SINCE 1/1         24                13      11        2

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/03/1908
 LATEST       04/27/1919
EARLIEST                        11/07
LATEST                          03/28
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/290    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/280    DATE  03/01

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62


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

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