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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
535 AM PDT SUN APR 6 2014

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...THE EUREKA CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   03/27/1930
                        03/19/1914
 LOW               30   03/07/2012
                        03/10/2009
                        12/12/1932
HIGHEST            67   03/12                MM
LOWEST             36   03/23                MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.2                       1.5
AVG. MINIMUM     44.8                       2.2
MEAN             51.5                       1.8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        19.05   1904
 MINIMUM         0.07   1916
TOTALS           6.25              5.30    0.95
DAYS >= .01        16              16.2    -0.2       10
DAYS >= .10        10              11.3    -1.3        6
DAYS >= .50         4               3.9     0.1        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.62   03/09 TO 03/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID 7/1        MM                        MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     410               476     -66      530
 SINCE 7/1       3501              3398     103     3768
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/360    DATE  03/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/180    DATE  03/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     HEAVY RAIN                 0
RAIN                      6     LIGHT RAIN                15
HAIL                      0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      1

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

&&

TOTAL RAINFALL...............  6.25 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL..... +0.95
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST...... 13.69 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL..... -3.74
TOTAL SINCE JULY 1ST......... 18.81 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....-15.67

HIGHEST SLP......... 30.325 ON 12
LOWEST SLP.......... 29.255 ON 28

...REMARKS...MARCH MARKS THE SECOND MONTH IN A ROW WITH SLIGHTLY
ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL AFTER A STRING OF MONTHS WITH BELOW NORMAL
RAINFALL. ON THE 9TH NEARLY A THIRD OF THE MONTHLY RAIN FELL. THIS
SET A NEW DAILY RECORD OF 2.58 INCHES BREAKING THE OLD RECORD 1.17
INCHES SET IN 1983. TEMPERATURES WERE NEARLY 2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
FOR BOTH THE HIGH AND LOW TEMPERATURES. MOST OF THE SYSTEMS THAT
BROUGHT RAIN WERE WARM SYSTEMS...THIS HELPED KEEP THE TEMPERATURES
ABOVE NORMAL. ALSO NOTABLE...THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH
WAS ONLY 36 DEGREES. PERSISTENT NIGHTTIME CLOUD COVER AND WINDS KEPT
TEMPERATURES FROM DROPPING INTO THE LOW 30S.


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