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CXUS53 KARX 010620  
CLMRST  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
120 AM CDT THU APR 01 2021  
   
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..THE ROCHESTER MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 82 03/24/1910  
LOW -31 03/01/1962  
HIGHEST 68 03/29 58 03/30  
LOWEST 7 03/01 18 03/21  
AVG. MAXIMUM 47.5 40.5 7.0 42.0  
AVG. MINIMUM 29.2 24.3 4.9 29.3  
MEAN 38.4 32.4 6.0 35.7  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 2 6.0 -4.0 3  
DAYS MIN <= 32 20 23.4 -3.4 24  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 1.3 -1.3 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 4.02 1888  
TOTALS 2.08 1.88 0.20 2.51  
DAYS >= .01 7 10.2 -3.2 14  
DAYS >= .10 5 4.9 0.1 6  
DAYS >= .50 1 1.1 -0.1 1  
DAYS >= 1.00 1 0.2 0.8 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 1.10 03/15 TO 03/15 0.68 03/19 TO 03/19  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 35.1 1951  
SNOW DEPTH 25 03/02/2019  
03/05/2014  
TOTALS 8.9 8.7 0.2 2.0  
SINCE 7/1 41.7 48.6 -6.9 MM  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 1 1  
DAYS >= TRACE 6 6.0 0.0 10  
DAYS >= 1.0 1 3.0 -2.0 0  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 8 03/16 6 03/01  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 793 1011 -218 899  
SINCE 7/1 6711 6871 -160 6908  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0  
SINCE 1/1 0 0 0 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.3  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 39/230 DATE 03/10  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 70  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 0 RAIN 4  
LIGHT RAIN 6 FREEZING RAIN 1  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 1 SNOW 1  
LIGHT SNOW 6 SLEET 0  
FOG 10 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 1  
HAZE 1  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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