703  
CXUS53 KMKX 011910  
CLMMSN  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI  
210 PM CDT THU APR 01 2021  
   
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..THE MADISON WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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 83 03/21/2012  
LOW -29 03/01/1962  
HIGHEST 65 03/29 63 2 62 03/08  
LOWEST 12 03/02 3 9 19 03/21  
AVG. MAXIMUM 49.2 43.1 6.1 45.8  
AVG. MINIMUM 28.6 24.8 3.8 31.1  
MEAN 38.9 34.0 4.9 38.4  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 1 5.0 -4.0 0  
DAYS MIN <= 32 21 24.0 -3.0 19  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.4 -0.4 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 6.19 2009  
MINIMUM 0.14 1910  
TOTALS 1.41 2.20 -0.79 3.47  
DAILY AVG. 0.05 0.07 -0.02 0.11  
DAYS >= .01 8 10.5 -2.5 12  
DAYS >= .10 5 5.0 0.0 7  
DAYS >= .50 1 1.3 -0.3 2  
DAYS >= 1.00 0 0.3 -0.3 1  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 0.75 03/23 TO 03/24 1.63  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 28.4 1923  
TOTALS 2.0 7.0 -5.0 2.8  
SINCE 7/1 45.2 48.1 -2.9 53.5  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 2 1  
DAYS >= 1.0 1 2.0 -1.0 1  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 9 03/01 7  
24 HR TOTAL 2.0 03/15 TO 03/15 2.1  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 800 963 -163 818  
SINCE 7/1 6252 6448 -196 5911  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0  
SINCE 1/1 0 0 0 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.5  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 33/040 DATE 03/18  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 50/190 DATE 03/29  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.51  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 10  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 11  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 10  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 66  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 1  
HEAVY RAIN 2 RAIN 2  
LIGHT RAIN 7 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 1 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 1 SNOW 1  
LIGHT SNOW 5 SLEET 1  
FOG 11 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 1  
HAZE 0  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
MARCH RANKED 12TH WARMEST ON RECORD AT MSN. IT WAS THE 46TH DRIEST  
ON RECORD. MSN RANKED 20TH FOR THE LEAST SNOWIEST MARCH.  
 

 
 
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