Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1047 AM MDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 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              85   03/26/1971
 LOW                8   03/11/1948
HIGHEST            82   03/22        76       6       77  03/22
LOWEST             25   03/03        21       4       28  03/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.4              60.5     8.9     66.2
AVG. MINIMUM     40.3              35.7     4.6     36.8
MEAN             54.8              48.1     6.7     51.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               8.3    -4.3        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.34   1998
 MINIMUM            T   2016
                        2011
                        2008
TOTALS           0.20              0.57   -0.37        T
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01        T
DAYS >= .01         2               4.9    -2.9        0
DAYS >= .10         1               1.6    -0.6        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   03/28 TO 03/28                 T

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           13.9   1973
TOTALS              T               1.1    -1.1        T
SINCE 7/1         2.9               9.0    -6.1      9.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/28 TO 03/28                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     308               524    -216      412
 SINCE 7/1       2990              3827    -837     3422
COOLING TOTAL       1                 0       1        0
 SINCE 1/1          1                 0       1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/260    DATE  03/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    66/180    DATE  03/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     32

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

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

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THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT IN MARCH
2017 WAS 69.4 DEGREES WHICH IS 8.9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE AVERAGE
MINIMUM TERMPERATURE WAS 40.3 DEGREES WHICH IS 4.6 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 54.8 WHICH IS 6.7 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 82 DEGREES ON THE 22ND AND
THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 25 DEGREES ON THE 3RD.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR MARCH 2017 WAS 0.20 INCHES WHICH WAS 0.37
INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE GREATEST 24 HOUR TOTAL WAS 0.19 INCHES ON
THE 28TH. SOME PEA-SIZE HAIL FELL ON THE 28TH, BUT NO SNOW FOR THE
MONTH. THE NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH IS 1.1 INCHES.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 8.7 MILES PER HOUR FOR MARCH. THE PEAK
GUST FOR THE MONTH WAS 66 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURED ON THE
23RD OF MARCH.

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