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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA
506 AM EDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE BOSTON MA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              89   03/31/1998
 LOW               -8   03/06/1872
HIGHEST            64   03/30
LOWEST             16   03/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.1              45.4    -2.3
AVG. MINIMUM     31.4              31.1     0.3
MEAN             37.3              38.3    -1.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.8    -1.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              15.3     2.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.87   2010
 MINIMUM            T   1915
TOTALS           5.07              4.32    0.75
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.14    0.02
DAYS >= .01        13              11.6     1.4
DAYS >= .10         4               7.4    -3.4
DAYS >= .50         4               2.6     1.4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.2     0.8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.30   03/02 TO 03/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           38.9   1993
 SNOW DEPTH         7   MM
TOTALS           23.3               7.8    15.5
SINCE 7/1        58.6              41.9    16.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.2     1.8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL     14.5R  03/13 TO 03/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     853               829      24
 SINCE 7/1       4605              4871    -266
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              15.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   8/337
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/030    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/030    DATE  03/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

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

$$

                             BOSTON

            ...PERIOD OF RECORD: 1872 TO PRESENT...

MONTHLY RECORDS
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MARCH...RECORD MAXIMUM DAILY SNOWFALL...14.5...PREV 13.2 IN 1956


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