852  
NOUS41 KPBZ 011401  
PNSPBZ  
MDZ001-OHZ039>041-048>050-057>059-068-069-PAZ007>009-013>016-  
020>023-029-031-073>076-WVZ001>004-012-021>023-041-020000-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
955 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015  
   
..MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR MARCH 2015
 
 
********* PITTSBURGH MONTHLY SUMMARY **********  
 
THE PITTSBURGH PENNSYLVANIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  
MARCH...2015. THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 69. THE  
RECORD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE IS 84 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 1929. THE  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS -5. THIS TIES THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF -5  
DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 2015. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 35.8  
DEGREES WHICH IS 3.8 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF  
39.6 DEGREES. THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE DID NOT EXCEED 90 DEGREES.  
THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DROPPED BELOW 32 DEGREES ON 22 DAYS THIS  
PERIOD. A TOTAL OF 4.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE  
PERIOD WHICH IS 1.06 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 2.95. 13  
DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE  
OBSERVED. 0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER FELL ON 10 DAYS.  
0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER WERE OBSERVED ON 5 DAYS.  
THERE WERE NO DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00  
INCHES. THE MAXIMUM 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION WAS 0.72 INCHES ON MARCH  
3. THE AVERAGE DAILY PRECIPITATION FOR THE PERIOD WAS 0.13 INCHES.  
A TOTAL OF 9.0 INCHES OF SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH OF MARCH. THE  
NORMAL AMOUNT OF SNOWFALL IS 7.6 INCHES. THERE WERE 898 HEATING  
DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 110 ABOVE THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 788  
DAYS. THERE WERE NO COOLING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 1  
BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 1 DAY. THE MEAN WIND FOR THE PERIOD WAS  
8 MILES PER HOUR. THE MAXIMUM WIND WAS 30 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE  
NORTH AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 31. THE MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS 37 MILES  
PER HOUR FROM THE WEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 29.  
 
MARCH RECENT HISTORICAL DATA  
 
AVG TEMP PRECIPITATION SNOWFALL YEAR  
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43.3 2.19 0.5 2010  
39.2 4.99 5.5 2011  
51.5 3.29 6.0 2012  
35.9 2.17 15.2 2013  
34.5 1.87 4.9 2014  
 
********* ZANESVILLE MONTHLY SUMMARY **********  
 
THE ZANESVILLE OH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH...2015.  
THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 70. THE RECORD MAXIMUM  
TEMPERATURE IS 85 DEGREES. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS -6. THIS  
TIES THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF -6 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 2015. THE  
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 36.6 DEGREES WHICH IS 4.2 DEGREES BELOW THE  
NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 40.8 DEGREES. THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE  
DID NOT EXCEED 90 DEGREES. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DROPPED BELOW 32  
DEGREES ON 22 DAYS THIS PERIOD. A TOTAL OF 3.83 INCHES OF  
PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE PERIOD WHICH IS 0.83 INCHES ABOVE THE  
NORMAL AMOUNT OF 3.00. 14 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.01  
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED. 0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION  
OR GREATER FELL ON 9 DAYS. 0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER  
WERE OBSERVED ON 4 DAYS. THERE WERE NO DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION  
GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00 INCHES. THE MAXIMUM 24 HOUR  
PRECIPITATION WAS 0.64 INCHES ON MARCH 3. THE AVERAGE DAILY  
PRECIPITATION FOR THE PERIOD WAS 0.12 INCHES. THERE WERE 870  
HEATING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 117 ABOVE THE NORMAL AMOUNT  
OF 753 DAYS. THERE WERE NO COOLING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS  
1 BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 1 DAY. THE MEAN WIND FOR THE PERIOD  
WAS 7 MILES PER HOUR. THE MAXIMUM WIND WAS 28 MILES PER HOUR FROM  
THE SOUTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 29. THE MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS  
40 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE NORTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 31.  
 
RECENT MARCH HISTORICAL DATA:  
 
AVG TEMP PRECIPITATION YEAR  
--------------------------------  
 
43.0 2.46 2010  
40.5 3.92 2011  
52.3 2.89 2012  
36.1 2.18 2013  
35.7 1.82 2014  
 
********* MORGANTOWN MONTHLY SUMMARY **********  
 
THE MORGANTOWN WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH...2015.  
THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE PERIOD WAS 72. THE RECORD MAXIMUM  
TEMPERATURE IS 86 DEGREES. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS -3. THIS  
TIES THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF -3 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 2015. THE  
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 40.3 DEGREES WHICH IS 1.8 DEGREES BELOW THE  
NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 42.1 DEGREES. THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE  
DID NOT EXCEED 90 DEGREES. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DROPPED BELOW 32  
DEGREES ON 18 DAYS THIS PERIOD. A TOTAL OF 6.19 INCHES OF  
PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE PERIOD WHICH IS 2.54 INCHES ABOVE THE  
NORMAL AMOUNT OF 3.65. 15 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.01  
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED. 0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION  
OR GREATER FELL ON 9 DAYS. 0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OR GREATER  
WERE OBSERVED ON 5 DAYS. 2 DAYS WITH GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.00  
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE OBSERVED. THE MAXIMUM 24 HOUR  
PRECIPITATION WAS 1.55 INCHES ON MARCH 4. THE AVERAGE DAILY  
PRECIPITATION FOR THE PERIOD WAS 0.20 INCHES. THERE WERE 762  
HEATING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS 50 ABOVE THE NORMAL AMOUNT  
OF 712 DAYS. THERE WERE NO COOLING DEGREE DAYS THIS PERIOD WHICH IS  
2 BELOW THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 2 DAYS. THE MEAN WIND FOR THE PERIOD  
WAS 6 MILES PER HOUR. THE MAXIMUM WIND WAS 23 MILES PER HOUR FROM  
THE NORTH AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 31. THE MAXIMUM WIND GUST WAS 34  
MILES PER HOUR FROM THE SOUTHWEST AND OCCURRED ON MARCH 31.  
 
MARCH RECENT HISTORICAL DATA  
 
AVG TEMP PRECIPITATION YEAR  
-------------------------------  
 
45.8 3.16 2010  
42.2 4.30 2011  
53.8 2.40 2012  
39.5 2.38 2013  
36.9 2.76 2014  
 

 
 
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