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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
740 PM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE ELKINS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 TO 2016

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   03/25/1929
 LOW              -15   03/02/1978
HIGHEST            78   03/10        MM      MM       71  03/26
                        03/09
LOWEST             15   03/03        MM      MM      -10  03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.7              51.7     9.0     52.0
AVG. MINIMUM     32.6              28.0     4.6     25.9
MEAN             46.6              39.8     6.8     38.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.8    -1.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     17              20.4    -3.4       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.85   1963
 MINIMUM         0.68   1910
TOTALS           2.37              3.96   -1.59     7.37
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.13   -0.05     0.24
DAYS >= .01        13              16.4    -3.4       18
DAYS >= .10         8               9.6    -1.6       11
DAYS >= .50         1               2.4    -1.4        6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.53   03/13 TO 03/14           03/04 TO 03/04
                                                          03/04 TO 03/04
                                                          03/04 TO 03/04
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    03/04(00) TO 03/04(00)
                                                 03/04(00) TO 03/04(00)4
                                                 03/04(00) TO 03/04(00)4

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           41.6   1999
TOTALS            2.9              12.5    -9.6     14.3
SINCE 7/1        50.6              78.0   -27.4     70.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.8    -2.8        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/04                          8
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   03/19 TO 03/19           03/04 TO 03/04
                                                          03/04 TO 03/04
                                                          03/04 TO 03/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     562               780    -218      801
 SINCE 7/1       4304              5101    -797     5432
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/280    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/290    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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