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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
948 AM EDT MON APR 3 2017

...MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR MARCH 2017...

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

THE PITTSBURGH PA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 2017.  THE
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 74.  THE RECORD MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE IS 84 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 1929.  THE MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS 15.  THE RECORD MINIMUM TEMPERATURE IS -5 DEGREES
WHICH WAS SET IN 2015.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 39.9 DEGREES
WHICH IS 0.3 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 15 DAYS THIS PERIOD.
 A TOTAL OF 5.02 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE PERIOD
WHICH IS 2.07 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 2.95.  16 DAYS WITH
GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED.
 0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER FELL ON 11 DAYS.  0.50
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER WERE OBSERVED ON 2 DAYS.  2 DAYS
WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE
OBSERVED.  THE MAXIMUM 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION WAS 1.29 INCHES ON
MARCH 31.  THE AVERAGE DAILY PRECIPITATION FOR THE PERIOD WAS 0.16
INCHES.  A TOTAL OF 9.7 INCHES OF SNOW FELL.  THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF
SNOWFALL IS 7.6 INCHES.  THERE WERE 773 HEATING DEGREE DAYS THIS
PERIOD WHICH IS 15 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 10 MILES PER HOUR.  THE
MAXIMUM WIND WAS 35 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE NORTHWEST AND OCCURRED
ON MARCH 15.  THE MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS 48 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE
SOUTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 8.

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, 2017.  THE
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 76.  THE RECORD MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE IS 85 DEGREES.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 15.  THE
RECORD MINIMUM TEMPERATURE IS -6 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 2015.  THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 42.2 DEGREES WHICH IS 1.4 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 15 DAYS THIS PERIOD.  A TOTAL OF 5.05 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE PERIOD WHICH IS 2.05 INCHES ABOVE THE
NORMAL AMOUNT OF 3.00.  14 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 3 DAYS.  2 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED.  THE MAXIMUM 24 HOUR
PRECIPITATION WAS 1.60 INCHES ON MARCH 1.  THE AVERAGE DAILY
PRECIPITATION FOR THE PERIOD WAS 0.16 INCHES.  THERE WERE 701
HEATING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 52 BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT
OF 753 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 WEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 8.  THE MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS 48
MILES PER HOUR FROM THE SOUTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 8.

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, 2017.  THE
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 74.  THE RECORD MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE IS 86 DEGREES.  THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 15.  THE
RECORD MINIMUM TEMPERATURE IS -3 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 2015.  THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 42.8 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.7 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 14 DAYS THIS PERIOD.  A TOTAL OF 5.28 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE PERIOD WHICH IS 1.63 INCHES ABOVE THE
NORMAL AMOUNT OF 3.65.  18 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.01
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED.  0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
OR GREATER FELL ON 10 DAYS.  0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER
WERE OBSERVED ON 4 DAYS.  2 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED.  THE MAXIMUM 24 HOUR
PRECIPITATION WAS 1.45 INCHES ON MARCH 1.  THE AVERAGE DAILY
PRECIPITATION FOR THE PERIOD WAS 0.17 INCHES.  THERE WERE 658
HEATING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 54 BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT
OF 712 DAYS.  THERE WERE 2 COOLING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS
NORMAL.  THE MEAN WIND FOR THE PERIOD WAS 6 MILES PER HOUR.  THE
MAXIMUM WIND WAS 25 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE NORTH AND OCCURRED ON
MARCH 22.  THE MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS 37 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE
SOUTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 8.

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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