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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU, ME
747 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE HOULTON ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              79   03/22/2012
                        03/21/2012
                        05/22/1911
 LOW              -31   03/02/2001
HIGHEST            41   03/29        MM      MM       52  03/31
LOWEST            -21   03/03        MM      MM        2  03/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     28.7              36.1    -7.4     38.3
AVG. MINIMUM      4.0              15.0   -11.0     21.7
MEAN             16.4              25.6    -9.2     30.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     19               9.1     9.9        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              28.8     2.2       27
DAYS MIN <= 0      14               4.6     9.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.48                     -0.11
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.08    0.00     0.06
DAYS >= .01         9              11.5    -2.5       12
DAYS >= .10         6               6.5    -0.5        7
DAYS >= .50         2               1.5     0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.93   03/20 TO 03/20           03/13 TO 03/13
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS             MM              17.8      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1          MM              83.4      MM      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                12      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               4.3    -4.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                  0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                            03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1501              1223     278
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/010    DATE  03/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/010    DATE  03/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               16     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      7

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

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