Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
714 AM EDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE BUFFALO NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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              82   03/21/2012
 LOW               -7   03/08/1984
HIGHEST            62   03/24                         70  03/27
LOWEST              7   03/05                         16  03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.0              42.0    -2.0     48.8
AVG. MINIMUM     25.9              26.0    -0.1     31.0
MEAN             33.0              34.0    -1.0     39.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8               5.9     2.1        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              22.9    -2.9       20
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.03   1936
 MINIMUM         0.68   1910
TOTALS           4.36              2.87    1.49     2.85
DAYS >= .01        15                                 14
DAYS >= .10        11                                  8
DAYS >= .50         4                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.81   03/31 TO 03/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           38.5   1936
TOTALS           26.8              12.9    13.9      0.9
SINCE 7/1        73.8              91.7   -17.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 3      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         5               3.4     1.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        12   03/16                          1  03/03
                                                          03/02
 24 HR TOTAL     13.2   03/14 TO 03/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     984               961      23      772
 SINCE 7/1       4876              5705    -829     4710
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/240
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    66/230    DATE  03/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      7

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

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