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College Station Monthly Summary: March 2016

  Daily Temperature Daily Precipitation Monthly Temperature Summary
Day Maximum Minimum *Departure Total Mean Value *Departure
1 81°F 57°F +11°F   Maximum 75.7°F +4.0°F
2 73°F 47°F +2°F   Minimum 54.8°F +3.8°F
3 83°F 59°F +13°F   Average 65.2°F +3.8°F
4 74°F 45°F +0°F   Degree Days Total *Departure
5 77°F 50°F +4°F   Heating 76 ‑96
6 77°F 52°F +6°F   Cooling 90 +31
7 78°F 61°F +10°F T Numberof Days: Total *Departure
8 80°F 68°F +14°F 0.11" Maximum ≥ 90°F 0 0
9 71°F 59°F +5°F 1.83" Maximum ≤ 32°F 0 0
10 71°F 61°F +6°F 1.14" Minimum ≤ 32°F 0 ‑1
11 75°F 61°F +8°F 0.37"  
12 72°F 59°F +6°F 0.44" Monthly Precipitation Summary
13 84°F 56°F +9°F   Precipitation Value *Departure
14 89°F 53°F +10°F   Monthly Total 4.43" +1.26"
15 83°F 65°F +13°F   Year-to-date Total 7.05" ‑2.21"
16 80°F 59°F +8°F   Days ≥ 0.01" 6 ‑2
17 78°F 65°F +10°F T  
18 83°F 59°F +9°F   Monthly Extremes
19 64°F 47°F ‑6°F   Extreme Value Date(s)
20 60°F 40°F ‑12°F   Highest Temperature 89°F 14th
21 65°F 35°F ‑13°F   Lowest Temperature 35°F 21st
22 75°F 47°F ‑2°F   Max. 24-hour Precip. 2.77" 9th-10th
23 77°F 65°F +8°F T Maximum Wind Gust 49 mph 24th
24 70°F 48°F ‑4°F 0.54"  
25 72°F 44°F ‑6°F   Record Book for March
26 75°F 48°F ‑2°F   Highest Temperature 96°F 1946
27 72°F 53°F ‑2°F   Lowest Temperature 17°F 2002
28 74°F 47°F ‑4°F   Highest Minimum 77°F 1921
29 72°F 57°F +0°F T Lowest Maximum 30°F 1932
30 75°F 69°F +7°F T Wettest Month 8.66" 2012
31 86°F 63°F +10°F   Driest Month 0.29" 1971
  Wettest 24 Hours 4.20" 1980
"T" indicates daily precipitation ≤ 0.005".
BOLDFACE indicates an extreme daily value for the month.
ITALICS indicates a daily record was set or tied.
*Departure from the 1981‑2010 normal.

*New Records Set

Day Parameter Value Old Record Year
No new records were set or tied in March 2016.

*Near Records Set

Day Parameter Value Record Year
3rd 2nd highest maximum temperature 83°F 85°F 1938
8th Tied 2nd highest minimum temperature 68°F 69°F 2009
14th Tied 2nd highest maximum temperature 89°F 90°F 1936
30th Tied 4th highest minimum temperature 69°F 72°F 1938
*NOTE: Records from 1910 through July 1951 are based on observations taken at the Texas Agricultural
Experiment Station main farm located 7 miles SW of College Station. Records from August 1951 through
the present are based on observations taken at Easterwood Field.

April Normals for College Station

Beginning of the month: 75°F/55°F Monthly precipitation: 2.66"
Middle of the month: 79°F/58°F Precipitation days: 7
End of the month: 82°F/62°F Days ≥ 90°F:  1
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