Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
337 PM CDT MON APR 2 2018

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...THE MUSCLE SHOALS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   03/25/1929
 LOW                7   03/07/1899
HIGHEST            81   03/17        MM      MM       85
LOWEST             27   03/09        MM      MM       24
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.8              64.4    -1.6     66.7
AVG. MINIMUM     42.4              42.0     0.4     43.8
MEAN             52.6              53.2    -0.6     55.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               4.3     1.7        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.15   1897
 MINIMUM         1.26   1910
TOTALS           4.57              4.76   -0.19     5.00
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.15    0.00
DAYS >= .01        11              10.1     0.9       13
DAYS >= .10         8               6.8     1.2        8
DAYS >= .50         5               3.4     1.6        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.2    -0.2        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.04   03/19 TO 03/19              1.34

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            5.0   1968
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   03/22/1968 TO 03/22/1968
TOTALS              T               0.4    -0.4        T
SINCE 7/1         0.6               2.2    -1.6        T
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.2     0.8
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/12 TO 03/12                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     387               378       9      320
 SINCE 7/1       2735              2913    -178     2000
COOLING TOTAL       9                12      -3       25
 SINCE 1/1         37                13      24       33

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/03/1908
 LATEST       04/27/1919
EARLIEST      03/07             11/07
LATEST                          03/28
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/310    DATE  03/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/280    DATE  03/11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2

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

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