Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Boise, ID

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CLIMATE REPORT...REVISED TO ADD NARRATIVE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
445 AM MDT WED APR 9  2014

...A WET AND WINDY MARCH...

A PROGRESSIVE PATTERN DOMINATED BY WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT MAINTAINED
MILD TEMPERATURES BUT CHANGEABLE WEATHER.


MARCH 2014 WAS THE WETTEST SINCE 1993...WITH MEASURABLE
PRECIPITATION ON 14 DAYS.

WET MARCHES ARE NOT PARTICULARLY UNUSUAL IN BOISE. SINCE AIRPORT
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1940...THERE HAVE BEEN 16 MARCHES WITH OVER 2
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION.

TEMPERATURES AVERAGED SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL...MAINLY DUE TO A WARMUP
AFTER THE VERNAL EQUINOX. PRIOR TO THAT THERE HAD BEEN VERY LITTLE
CHANGE SINCE THE SECOND WEEK OF FEBRUARY.

PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEMS BROUGHT WIND AS WELL AS RAIN...BOTH AHEAD OF
AND FOLLOWING THE COLD FRONTS. THE STRONGEST WIND WAS A 52 MPH GUST
FROM THE NORTHWEST ON THE MORNING OF ST. PATRICK`S DAY.

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...THE BOISE ID CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            70   03/25
LOWEST             24   03/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.5              54.6     0.9
AVG. MINIMUM     35.9              34.4     1.5
MEAN             45.7              44.5     1.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.66   1871
TOTALS           2.34              1.39    0.95
DAYS >= .01        14
DAYS >= .10         8
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.52   03/29 TO 03/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T
SINCE 7/1        14.4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/17 TO 03/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     588               636     -48      610
 SINCE 7/1       4928              4795     133
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/131
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/300    DATE  03/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/300    DATE  03/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60


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

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