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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
714 AM EDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE ROCHESTER 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              86   03/29/1905
 LOW               -9   03/06/2014
HIGHEST            66   03/01                         75  03/09
LOWEST              3   03/05                         16  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.6              42.8    -2.2     49.9
AVG. MINIMUM     25.2              25.8    -0.6     30.4
MEAN             32.9              34.3    -1.4     40.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8               5.5     2.5        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              23.2    -4.2       20
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.02   1873
 MINIMUM         0.47   1958
TOTALS           4.66              2.50    2.16     1.82
DAYS >= .01        16                                 16
DAYS >= .10         7                                  6
DAYS >= .50         4                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.22   03/31 TO 03/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           54.0   1900
TOTALS           33.0              16.3    16.7      3.2
SINCE 7/1       104.6              95.2     9.4     54.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 3       0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         5               4.0     1.0        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        22   03/15                          1  03/03
 24 HR TOTAL     17.3   03/14 TO 03/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     988               952      36      762
 SINCE 7/1       4856              5738    -882     4679
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    60/260
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    81/250    DATE  03/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         21

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

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

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