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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
657 AM EDT WED APR 01 2020

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...THE BALTIMORE MD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1871 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
..............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             90   03/29/1945
 LOW               4   03/04/2014
HIGHEST           83   03/20         76       7       78
LOWEST            20   03/01         19       1       18
AVG. MAXIMUM    61.1               53.6     7.5     53.3
AVG. MINIMUM    40.8               33.5     7.3     32.8
MEAN            50.9               43.6     7.3     43.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.6    -0.6        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     4               14.2   -10.2       15
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        8.64   1994
 MINIMUM        0.18   2006
TOTALS          3.05               3.90   -0.85     4.14
DAILY AVG.      0.10               0.13   -0.03     0.13
DAYS >= .01       14               10.4     3.6       12
DAYS >= .10        9                7.0     2.0        6
DAYS >= .50        2                2.5    -0.5        3
DAYS >= 1.00       0                1.0    -1.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.76   03/18 TO 03/19               1.74
 STORM TOTAL    0.65                                  MM
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          25.6   1892
TOTALS           0.0                1.9    -1.9      2.7
SINCE 7/1        1.8               20.1   -18.3       MM
DAYS >= TRACE      0                1.1    -1.1        3
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        0                                   2

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    430                666    -236      676
 SINCE 7/1      3381               4262    -881     4089
COOLING TOTAL      3                  1       2        1
 SINCE 1/1         3                  1       2        1
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/240
                                29/300
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/300

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.72

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      5

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

&&

BALTIMORE MD...BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL THURGOOD
MARSHALL AIRPORT...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN MARCH 2020 WAS WELL ABOVE NORMAL. IN
FACT, MARCH 2020 RANKED AS THE FIFTH WARMEST ON RECORD. IT WAS THE
WARMEST MARCH SINCE 2012, WHEN THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 53.7
DEGREES.

MONTHLY PRECIPITATION WAS 78 PERCENT OF NORMAL. IT WAS THE DRIEST
MARCH SINCE 2018, WHEN ONLY 2.25 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL.

MONTHLY SNOWFALL WAS ZERO. IT TIED 2008, 2000, 1966, 1945 AND 1903
AS THE LEAST SNOWY MARCH ON RECORD.

NO DAILY RECORDS WERE SET IN MARCH 2020.

WEATHER RECORDS FOR THE BALTIMORE MD AREA HAVE BEEN RECORDED AT WHAT
IS NOW BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL THURGOOD MARSHALL AIRPORT
SINCE 1950. THE OFFICIAL WEATHER RECORD CONSISTS OF THAT DATA BACK
TO 1950, AND OBSERVATIONS TAKEN IN DOWNTOWN BALTIMORE FROM 1871
THROUGH 1949. TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR THE BALTIMORE MD AREA EXTEND
BACK TO JULY OF 1872. PRECIPITATION RECORDS EXTEND BACK TO JANUARY
OF 1871. SNOWFALL RECORDS BEGAN IN MARCH OF 1892.

ALL CLIMATE DATA ARE CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL REVIEWED BY THE
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (NCEI).

$$

RCM


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