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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED FOR HAIL DAYS AND COMMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO, TX
738 PM CDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE SAN ANTONIO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            89   03/10                         86  03/31
                                                          03/26
LOWEST             45   03/21                         45  03/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.2              73.5     3.7     76.9
AVG. MINIMUM     56.8              50.8     6.0     58.1
MEAN             67.0              62.2     4.8     67.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           4.02              2.31    1.71     2.09
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.07    0.06     0.07
DAYS >= .01         4                                  7
DAYS >= .10         3                                  3
DAYS >= .50         1                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.67   03/27 TO 03/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         1.9               0.7     1.2      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      50               154    -104       51
 SINCE 7/1       1266              1455    -189      769
COOLING TOTAL     122                65      57      134
 SINCE 1/1        168                91      77      234
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/340    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/140    DATE  03/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3    MIXED PRECIP             0
HEAVY RAIN                2    RAIN                     3
LIGHT RAIN                9    FREEZING RAIN            0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0    HAIL                     1
HEAVY SNOW                0    SNOW                     0
LIGHT SNOW                0    SLEET                    0
FOG                      15    FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE    2
HAZE                      2

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

MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY: MARCH 2018 WAS TIED FOR THE 15TH WARMEST
AND WAS THE 9TH WETTEST MARCH SINCE RECORD KEEPING BEGAN.

SEA LEVEL PRESSURE DATA:
HIGHEST SLP 30.35 ON THE 07TH.
LOWEST SLP 29.63 ON THE 19TH.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   SAN ANTONIO
                                          MONTH:     MARCH
                                          YEAR:      2018
                                          LATITUDE:   29 31 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  98 28 W

  TEMPERATURE IN F:       :PCPN:    SNOW:  WIND      :SUNSHINE: SKY     :PK WND
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1   2   3   4   5  6A  6B    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
                                     12Z  AVG MX 2MIN
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH SPD SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
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 1  75  54  65   6   0   0    T  0.0    0 10.9 29 340   M    M   6        38 350
 2  74  51  63   4   2   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.1 14 130   M    M   4        17 140
 3  72  55  64   5   1   0 0.07  0.0    0  7.8 17 140   M    M   9 18     19 130
 4  80  65  73  14   0   8 0.00  0.0    0 13.3 22 140   M    M   9 1      27 170
 5  82  63  73  13   0   8    T  0.0    0  8.1 20  10   M    M   9        24  10
 6  74  56  65   5   0   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.2 17  50   M    M   7        24  50
 7  68  46  57  -3   8   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.9 14  10   M    M   3        19  10
 8  69  46  58  -2   7   0 0.00  0.0    0  8.9 22 160   M    M   7        25 160
 9  71  52  62   2   3   0    T  0.0    0 11.1 21 200   M    M   9 1      25 190
10  89  64  77  16   0  12 0.00  0.0    0  8.5 16 170   M    M   6 1      22 190
11  70  57  64   3   1   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.4 26  20   M    M   6 1      36  10
12  68  48  58  -3   7   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.9 20  10   M    M   7        26  10
13  70  47  59  -3   6   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.5 14  70   M    M   7        17  70
14  70  48  59  -3   6   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.3 15 170   M    M   7        24 130
15  70  50  60  -2   5   0    T  0.0    0 11.0 22 180   M    M   8 12     26 200
16  87  62  75  13   0  10    T  0.0    0  6.5 15 160   M    M   8 12     19  50
17  85  64  75  13   0  10 0.00  0.0    0  9.3 22 140   M    M   8 1      26 140
18  84  67  76  13   0  11 0.26    T    0  5.2 26 250   M    M   7 1358   32 250
19  84  59  72   9   0   7 0.00  0.0    0  9.9 22 340   M    M   5 1      29 300
20  77  52  65   2   0   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.2 23 350   M    M   2        31  10
21  77  45  61  -2   4   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.7 23 140   M    M   3        27 150
22  80  52  66   2   0   1 0.00  0.0    0 11.5 25 130   M    M   6        30 130
23  80  62  71   7   0   6 0.00  0.0    0 13.3 23 140   M    M   9        29 150
24  80  67  74  10   0   9 0.00  0.0    0  6.1 15 170   M    M   9        19 170
25  79  68  74  10   0   9 0.00  0.0    0  7.6 21 130   M    M  10 1      25 120
26  87  68  78  14   0  13 0.00  0.0    0 15.3 28 140   M    M   8 1      39 140
27  81  62  72   7   0   7 0.18  0.0    0 11.7 20  10   M    M   9 13     26 120
28  74  60  67   2   0   2 3.51  0.0    0  7.4 25 290   M    M   9 13     30 290
29  81  55  68   3   0   3 0.00  0.0    0  8.6 16 350   M    M   5 1      23 220
30  74  56  65   0   0   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.2 17  40   M    M   0        23  50
31  81  61  71   5   0   6 0.00  0.0    0 12.7 21 130   M    M   7        27 190
================================================================================
SM 2393 1762        50 122 4.02    T    287.1           M      209
================================================================================
AV 77.2 56.8                               9.3 FASTST   M    M   7    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 29 340               # 39  140
================================================================================
NOTES:
1/4 INCH HAIL FELL AT SAT FROM 638 TO 640 PM CDT ON MARCH 18TH.
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.
SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16
1 = FOG OR MIST
2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
3 = THUNDER
4 = ICE PELLETS
5 = HAIL
6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
7 = DUSTSTORM OR SANDSTORM:
8 = SMOKE OR HAZE
9 = BLOWING SNOW
X = TORNADO

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