Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
115 PM MDT MON APR 2 2018

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2018

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            76   03/22        76       0       82  03/22
LOWEST             24   03/06        21       3       25  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.5              60.5     3.0     69.4
AVG. MINIMUM     37.0              35.7     1.3     40.3
MEAN             50.2              48.1     2.1     54.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      7               8.3    -1.3        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.34   1998
 MINIMUM            T   2016
                        2011
                        2008
TOTALS           0.18              0.57   -0.39     0.20
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         2               4.9    -2.9        2
DAYS >= .10         0               1.6    -1.6        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.09   03/27 TO 03/27              0.19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           13.9   1973
TOTALS              T               1.1    -1.1        T
SINCE 7/1         0.3               9.0    -8.7      2.9
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   03/18 TO 03/18                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     450               524     -74      308
 SINCE 7/1       3153              3827    -674     2990
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        1
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/280    DATE  03/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/270    DATE  03/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             22
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     33

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT FOR
MARCH 2018 WAS 63.5 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS
37.0 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 50.2 DEGREES
WHICH WAS 2.1 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 48.1 DEGREES.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR MONTH WAS 76 DEGREES ON THE 22ND AND
THE LOWEST WAS 24 DEGREES ON THE 06TH OF THE MONTH. TOTAL HEATING
DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WAS 450 AND ZERO COOLING DEGREE DAYS.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.18 INCHES WHICH WAS 0.39
INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 0.57 INCHES. ONLY A TRACE OF SNOW FELL
AT SUNPORT FOR THE MONTH. THE NORMAL FOR THE MONTH IS 1.1 INCHES
OF SNOW AT THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 8.7 MILES AN HOUR. THE
PEAK WIND GUST WAS 60 MPH FROM THE WEST WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
18TH.
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