Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
803 AM PDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE ASTORIA OR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            69                                 67  03/13
                                                          03/08
LOWEST             32                                 29  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.2              53.8     2.4     58.4
AVG. MINIMUM     41.6              38.9     2.7     41.0
MEAN             48.9              46.4     2.5     49.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               3.4    -2.4        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.23   1916
 MINIMUM         0.93   1965
TOTALS          12.10              7.45    4.65     6.58
DAYS >= .01        24              21.0     3.0       18
DAYS >= .10        20              15.4     4.6       12
DAYS >= .50         7               4.9     2.1        3
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.5     2.5        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.91   03/09 TO 03/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     460               578    -118      469
 SINCE 7/1       3079              3920    -841     3009
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/188
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/180    DATE  03/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    74/220    DATE  03/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                      18
LIGHT RAIN               25     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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