Monday, April 2, 2012

March 2012 Weather Summary

The say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. March 2012 came rather like a ambivalent lion (the first five days had highs in the 30's and low 40's) but the weather quickly turned into a lamb. The average temperature at Leslie Park was 49.8 degrees. The lowest temperature recorded was 20.4 (on the 10th.) The highest temperature was 84.8 degrees (on the 22nd.) The temperature did not reach 85 degrees in 2011 until May 11th. March had three consecutive days with highs above 80 (20th-22nd.) There were 10 consecutive days above 70. (14th-23rd) Only one day did not get above freezing (the 5th.) 8 days had low temperatures below 32 degrees.

Leslie Park recieved 2.26 inches of rain over 6 days. The maximum amount of rain was 0.91 inches on the 15th.

The highest wind gust recorded was 37 mph (March 3rd.) The average wind speed was 4.8 mph. Four days had top wind speeds above 30 mph.

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