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TTAA00 GYX 031007  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
848 PM EDT THU APR 08 2021  
   
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..THE GRAY ME CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1995 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 86 03/31/1998  
LOW -4 03/09/2007  
03/07/2007  
03/06/2007  
HIGHEST 64 03/23 62 2 66  
LOWEST 5 03/02 4 1 12  
AVG. MAXIMUM 44.3 41.9 2.4 44.9  
AVG. MINIMUM 24.4 24.0 0.4 27.5  
MEAN 34.3 32.9 1.4 36.2  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 3 4.7 -1.7 1  
DAYS MIN <= 32 24 26.2 -2.2 24  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.5 -0.5 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 8.93 2010  
MINIMUM 1.19 2006  
TOTALS 1.84 4.17 -2.33 2.39  
DAILY AVG. 0.06 0.13 -0.07 0.08  
DAYS >= .01 7 11.6 -4.6 11  
DAYS >= .10 4 7.3 -3.3 7  
DAYS >= .50 1 3.1 -2.1 3  
DAYS >= 1.00 1 1.3 -0.3 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 1.06 03/28  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 58.3 2001  
TOTALS T 19.9 -19.9 8.2  
SINCE 7/1 41.7 79.0 -37.3  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 3  
DAYS >= TRACE 6 6.2 -0.2 8  
DAYS >= 1.0 0 3.9 -3.9 1  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 8 03/01 7  
24 HR TOTAL T  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 942 993 -51 884  
SINCE 7/1 5720 6151 -431 5858  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0  
SINCE 1/1 0 0 0 0    
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- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
MARCH BEGAN WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT WHICH BROUGHT SOME RAIN AND  
COLDER TEMPERATURES. THE NEXT WEEK SAW COLDER THAN NORMAL WEATHER,  
BUT DRY CONDITIONS. SOME BRIEFLY MORE MILD AIR BROUGHT TWO DAYS IN  
THE 50S BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT BROUGHT A RETURN TO WINTER-LIKE  
CONDITIONS. THE COLDEST DAY WAS THE 15TH WHEN THE HIGH WAS ONLY 19  
DEGREES. THIS TIME THE COLD DID NOT LAST LONG AS MORE MILD  
CONDITIONS RETURNED AFTER A FEW DAYS. IN FACT THE TEMPERATURE TOPPED  
60 DEGREES FOR THREE STRAIGHT DAYS INCLUDING 64 ON THE 23RD. A  
COUPLE OF STORMS BROUGHT SOME RAINFALL AT THE END OF THE MONTH, WITH  
THE COMBINATION OF WARM WEATHER AND RAIN WASHING THE LAST OF THE  
WINTER SNOW COVER AWAY BY THE MORNING OF THE 28TH.  
 
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 34.3 DEGREES WHICH WAS 1.4  
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST MARCH WAS IN 2012 WHEN THE AVERAGE  
TEMPERATURE WAS 40.3 DEGREES. THE COLDEST WAS IN 2014 AT 25.1  
DEGREES.  
 
A TOTAL OF 1.84 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL WHICH WAS 2.33 INCHES  
BELOW NORMAL. MOST OF THE PRECIPITATION FELL AT THE END OF THE MONTH  
WITH 1.09 INCHES FALLING ON THE 28TH AND 29TH. THE DRIEST MARCH WAS  
IN 2006 WHEN ONLY 1.19 INCHES WAS RECORDED. THE WETTEST WAS IN 2010  
WITH 8.93 INCHES.  
 
ONLY A TRACE OF SNOWFALL WAS OBSERVED WHICH WAS 19.9 INCHES BELOW  
NORMAL AND THE LEAST SNOWY MARCH ON RECORD. UNTIL THIS YEAR, THE  
LEAST SNOW IN MARCH WAS 0.3 INCHES IN 2010. THE SNOWIEST MARCH WAS  
IN 2001 WITH 58.3 INCHES. THE FOLLOWING TABLE LISTS THE LEAST SNOWY  
MARCHES AT GRAY.  
 
LEAST SNOW IN MARCH  
RANK SNOW YEAR  
1 T 2021 <===  
2 0.3 2010  
3 1.8 2006  
4 4.3 2003  
5 4.9 2004  
 

 
 
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