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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
446 PM EDT WED APR 1 2020

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...THE SOUTH BEND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   03/21/2012
                        03/31/1981
                        07/14/1936
 LOW              -13   03/08/1943
HIGHEST            65   03/29        MM      MM       67  03/14
                        03/28
LOWEST             17   03/07        MM      MM        2  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.7              46.5     4.2     42.3
AVG. MINIMUM     31.0              28.4     2.6     23.6
MEAN             40.9              37.5     3.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               3.4    -3.4        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              20.3    -0.3       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.96   1976
 MINIMUM         0.54   1958
TOTALS           2.23              2.42   -0.19     2.84
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.08   -0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01        17              12.7     4.3       12
DAYS >= .10         8               6.3     1.7        8
DAYS >= .50         0               1.3    -1.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.47   03/18 TO 03/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.9   1960
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            3.0               7.1    -4.1      0.5
SINCE 7/1        41.4              65.2   -23.8     44.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/23
                        03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      1.6   03/22 TO 03/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     740               855    -115      984
 SINCE 7/1       4976              5544    -568     5831
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/240    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/240    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  7
  0
  0
  1
  0
  3
HAZE                      7

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

&&

...AN UNREMARKABLE MONTH...

13 OF THE FIRST 15 DAYS OF MARCH OBSERVED A DAILY AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE ABOVE NORMAL. HIGHS IN THE 50S WERE COMMON, WITH A
COUPLE OF DAYS IN THE LOWER 60S. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MARCH
9TH WAS 55 DEGREES, 20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. NOTABLY COLDER AIR
ARRIVED LATER ON, WITH HIGHS IN THE 40S AND LOWS IN THE 20S. SNOW
ARRIVED ALONG WITH THE COLD AIR. 2.6 INCHES OF SNOW WAS REPORTED
THROUGH THE 22ND AND 23RD. ONE MORE BOUT OF WARMTH WAS REALIZED
BEGINNING ON THE 25TH, BEFORE A STRONG STORM SYSTEM BROUGHT COOLER
AIR BACK TO THE AREA ON THE 29TH WITH A PEAK WIND GUST OF 53 MPH
OBSERVED.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 40.9 DEGREES, WHICH IS 3.4
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS RANKS AS THE 25TH WARMEST MARCH.

PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH TOTALED 2.23 INCHES, WHICH IS 0.19
INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THIS RANKS AS THE 46TH DRIEST MARCH. THE
GREATEST SINGLE-DAY TOTAL WAS ONLY 0.47 INCHES ON THE 28TH.

SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH WAS 3.0 INCHES, WHICH IS 4.1 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL. MOST OF THIS SNOW FELL ON THE 22ND AND 23RD, WHEN 1.6 AND
1.0 INCHES OF SNOW (RESPECTIVELY) WAS OBSERVED. THIS RANKS AS THE
THE 32ND LEAST SNOWIEST MARCH.

$$
BROWN/MURPHY


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