Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS
833 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

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...THE NEW ORLEANS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   04/21/1987
 LOW               32   04/08/1971
HIGHEST            86   04/10                         86  04/28
                        04/03                             04/25
LOWEST             56   04/30                         46  04/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.8              78.2     2.6     77.2
AVG. MINIMUM     66.4              60.0     6.4     60.2
MEAN             73.6              69.1     4.5     68.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM
 MINIMUM
TOTALS          11.97              4.61    7.36     2.31
DAILY AVG.       0.40              0.15    0.25     0.08
DAYS >= .01        15               6.9     8.1        9
DAYS >= .10        12               4.7     7.3        6
DAYS >= .50         7               2.5     4.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.4     2.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.35   04/14 TO 04/14           04/14 TO 04/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL
 24 HR TOTAL
 SNOW DEPTH
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                34     -34       41
 SINCE 7/1       1274              1279      -5     1581
COOLING TOTAL     268               157     111      158
 SINCE 1/1        410               257     153      203
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    54/300    DATE  04/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/290    DATE  04/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     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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