Thursday, April 13, 2017

March 2017 Weather Summary

The high temperature for the March was 76.9 degrees. (Mar 24th) while the low was 12.5 (4th.) Eighteen days had low temperatures below 32 degrees while 8 days never got above the freezing point. In February, by contrast, we only had 4 days that never got above 32.  The average temperature was 36.2 degrees, which was three tenths of a degree below February.

There were 10 days of rain recorded by the weather station. The monthly total was 3.48 inches. Seven days saw more than a tenth of an inch of rain and the 30th had the most rainfall with 1.29 inches.

Average windspeed was 4.3 mph. The highest recorded sustained windspeed was 41 mph, on the 8th, which was the day that saw numerous power outages around the state. It also knocked over a few trees at the golf courses as well as dislodging the power lines behind the Leslie Clubhouse, resulting in the power pole catching on fire!