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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
917 AM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

...MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR MARCH 2016...

********* PITTSBURGH MONTHLY SUMMARY **********

THE PITTSBURGH PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 2016.  THE MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 76.  THE RECORD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE IS 84
DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 1929.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 18.  THE RECORD
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE IS -5 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 2015.  THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE WAS 48.0 DEGREES WHICH IS 8.4 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 39.6 DEGREES.  THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE DID NOT EXCEED 90
DEGREES.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DROPPED BELOW 32 DEGREES ON 13 DAYS THIS
PERIOD.  A TOTAL OF 2.83 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE PERIOD WHICH
IS 0.12 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 2.95.  12 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR
EQUAL TO 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED.  0.10 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION OR GREATER FELL ON 6 DAYS.  0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR
GREATER WERE OBSERVED ON 2 DAYS.  THERE WERE NO DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION GREATER
THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00 INCHES.  THE MAXIMUM 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION WAS 0.74
INCHES BETWEEN MARCH 13 AND 14TH.  THE AVERAGE DAILY PRECIPITATION
FOR THE PERIOD WAS 0.09 INCHES.  A TOTAL OF 2.1 INCHES OF SNOW.  THE
NORMAL AMOUNT OF SNOWFALL IS 7.6 INCHES.  THERE WERE 520 HEATING
DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 268 BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 788
DAYS.  THERE WERE 2 COOLING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 1 ABOVE
THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 1 DAY.  THE MEAN WIND FOR THE PERIOD WAS 8
MILES PER HOUR.  THE MAXIMUM WIND WAS 35 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE
NORTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 18.  THE MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS 46
MILES PER HOUR FROM THE SOUTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 24.

MARCH  PITTSBURGH

AVG TEMP  PRECIPITATION SNOWFALL

39.2       4.99           5.5      2011
51.5       3.29           6.0      2012
35.9       2.17          15.2      2013
34.5       1.87           4.9      2014
35.8       4.01           9.0      2015

********* ZANESVILLE MONTHLY SUMMARY **********

THE ZANESVILLE OH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 2016.  THE MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 77.  THE RECORD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE IS 85
DEGREES.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 20.  THE RECORD MINIMUM TEMPERATURE IS -6
DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 2015.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 50.0 DEGREES WHICH
IS 9.2 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 40.8 DEGREES.  THE
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE DID NOT EXCEED 90 DEGREES.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DROPPED
BELOW 32 DEGREES ON 9 DAYS THIS PERIOD.  A TOTAL OF 4.15 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE PERIOD WHICH IS 1.15 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL
AMOUNT OF 3.00.  11 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.01 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED.  0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER FELL ON 8
DAYS.  0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER WERE OBSERVED ON 5 DAYS.  THERE
WERE NO DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00 INCHES.  THE
MAXIMUM 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION WAS 0.78 INCHES BETWEEN MARCH 13 AND 14TH, ON
MARCH 14 AND BETWEEN MARCH 14 AND 15TH.  THE AVERAGE DAILY PRECIPITATION FOR
THE PERIOD WAS 0.13 INCHES.  THERE WERE 463 HEATING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD
WHICH IS 290 BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 753 DAYS.  THERE WERE 5 COOLING DEGREE
DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 4 ABOVE THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 1 DAY.  THE MEAN WIND
FOR THE PERIOD WAS 7 MILES PER HOUR.  THE MAXIMUM WIND WAS 33 MILES PER HOUR
FROM THE SOUTH AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 1.  THE MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS 45 MILES PER
HOUR FROM THE WEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 1.

MARCH

AVG TEMP PRECIPITATION

40.5      3.92            2011
52.3      2.89            2012
36.1      2.18            2013
35.7      1.82            2014
36.6      3.83            2015

********* MORGANTOWN MONTHLY SUMMARY **********

THE MORGANTOWN WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 2016.  THE MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 80.  THE RECORD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE IS 86
DEGREES.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 20.  THE RECORD MINIMUM TEMPERATURE IS -3
DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 2015.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 50.3 DEGREES WHICH
IS 8.2 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 42.1 DEGREES.  THE
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE DID NOT EXCEED 90 DEGREES.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DROPPED
BELOW 32 DEGREES ON 10 DAYS THIS PERIOD.  A TOTAL OF 3.09 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE PERIOD WHICH IS 0.56 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL
AMOUNT OF 3.65.  15 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.01 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED.  0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER FELL ON 9
DAYS.  0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER WERE OBSERVED ON 1 DAY.  THERE
WERE NO DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00 INCHES.  THE
MAXIMUM 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION WAS 0.77 INCHES ON MARCH 13.  THE AVERAGE DAILY
PRECIPITATION FOR THE PERIOD WAS 0.10 INCHES.  THERE WERE 448 HEATING DEGREE
DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 264 BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 712 DAYS.  THERE WAS 1
COOLING DEGREE DAY THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 1 BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 2 DAYS.
THE MEAN WIND FOR THE PERIOD WAS 6 MILES PER HOUR.  THE MAXIMUM WIND WAS 25
MILES PER HOUR FROM THE SOUTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 1.  THE MAXIMUM WIND
GUST WAS 42 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE SOUTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 1.

MARCH

AVG TEMP  PRECIPITATION

42.2       4.30           2011
53.8       2.40           2012
39.5       2.38           2013
36.9       2.76           2014
40.3       6.19           2015

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