607  
CXUS53 KLMK 011709  
CLMLEX  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY  
1250 PM EDT SUN APR 1 2018  
   
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..THE LEXINGTON KY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2018  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 86 03/25/1929  
LOW -2 03/06/2015  
03/06/1960  
03/05/1960  
HIGHEST 69 03/27 MM MM 81 03/30  
LOWEST 21 03/14 MM MM 16 03/16  
AVG. MAXIMUM 52.2 55.4 -3.2 58.6  
AVG. MINIMUM 33.8 35.7 -1.9 37.0  
MEAN 43.0 45.5 -2.5 47.8  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 0 0.7 -0.7 0  
DAYS MIN <= 32 16 11.9 4.1 14  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.0 0.0 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 13.82 1997  
MINIMUM 0.46 1910  
TOTALS 5.32 4.07 1.25 3.28  
DAILY AVG. 0.17 0.13 0.04 0.11  
DAYS >= .01 17 12.4 4.6 11  
DAYS >= .10 12 7.7 4.3 6  
DAYS >= .50 3 2.8 0.2 2  
DAYS >= 1.00 1 0.9 0.1 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 1.30 03/24 TO 03/24  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 17.7 5  
0  
TOTALS 12.2 1.4 10.8 T  
SINCE 7/1 19.8 12.7 7.1 3.4  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 MM MM 0  
DAYS >= 1.0 3 0.4 2.6 0  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 8 03/12 0 MM  
24 HR TOTAL 6.0 03/12 TO 03/12  
 
DEGREE_DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 675 605 70 530  
SINCE 7/1 3987 4176 -189 3240  
COOLING TOTAL 0 2 -2 5  
SINCE 1/1 7 2 5 9    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 10.2  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 32/290 DATE 03/01  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 48/300 DATE 03/01  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.60  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 9  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 10  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 12  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 64  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 2 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 3 RAIN 8  
LIGHT RAIN 17 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 1 SNOW 1  
LIGHT SNOW 11 SLEET 0  
FOG 17 FOG W/VIZ <= 1/4 MILE 1  
HAZE 9  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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