March 2020 weather data

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March 2020 was colder and a little drier than usual. Overall, the average maximum temperature of 10.2°C was 0.9°C below the Usk average for March of 11.1°C.

The coldest by day was the 19th, with a maximum of 4.8°C, and the warmest was the 24th with a maximum of 16.7°C.

Unusually, rain fell on every one of the first 19 days but on none of the remaining 12. The total rainfall of 78.8 mm was 95% of the Usk* average for March of 83.1 mm.

* Usk is the nearest Met Office station for which long term averages (1981-2010) are available.

Day by day data for March are given below:-

                 
                   MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for MAR. 2020

NAME: Penallt210   CITY: Penallt   STATE:  
ELEV:   210 m  LAT:  51° 48' 00" N  LONG:   2° 42' 00" W

                   TEMPERATURE (°C), RAIN  (mm), WIND SPEED (km/hr)

                                      HEAT  COOL        AVG
    MEAN                              DEG   DEG         WIND                 DOM
DAY TEMP  HIGH   TIME   LOW    TIME   DAYS  DAYS  RAIN  SPEED HIGH   TIME    DIR
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 1   4.0   7.8   14:30   1.8   23:00  14.3   0.0   3.2   0.8  19.3   14:30   WSW
 2   3.9   8.1   13:30   1.2    6:30  14.4   0.0   2.2   0.5  12.9   11:00    SE
 3   4.7   9.7   15:30   1.8    3:30  13.6   0.0   0.0   0.5  14.5    2:30   WSW
 4   4.1   5.9   11:00   1.7    1:30  14.2   0.0   5.6   1.1  14.5   11:30    NE
 5   3.7   5.9   15:30  -0.1   00:00  14.7   0.0   0.0   3.1  29.0   15:30    NE
 6   3.4   9.5   15:30  -1.8    5:30  14.8   0.0   0.0   0.0   6.4   11:00    SE
 7   7.8  11.2   15:00   2.3    0:30  10.5   0.0   1.8   1.9  32.2   22:00    SW
 8   7.7  10.7   15:30   4.9   22:30  10.6   0.0  11.2   2.1  30.6    1:00    SW
 9   7.2   9.8   22:30   4.3    5:00  11.1   0.0  11.2   1.6  25.7   17:30     W
10  10.3  12.8   12:30   8.1   00:00   8.0   0.0   2.0   1.4  22.5   14:00     W
11   8.8  12.1   13:00   5.7   00:00   9.5   0.0   1.4   2.1  30.6   19:30    SW
12   5.2   8.5   15:00   2.5    6:30  13.1   0.0   2.0   2.1  25.7   23:00     W
13   7.3  11.6   13:30   5.3   22:00  11.0   0.0   5.0   1.6  19.3    3:00   SSE
14   8.3  10.5   13:00   5.6    0:30  10.0   0.0   7.0   1.6  24.1   21:30   SSE
15   7.1   9.3   15:30   3.4   23:30  11.2   0.0   9.8   1.4  27.4    2:00    SW
16   5.8  11.4   14:30  -0.3    6:30  12.5   0.0   0.2   0.5  16.1   15:00    SE
17   8.9  11.3   14:30   6.1    0:30   9.3   0.0   1.2   1.6  19.3   13:30   SSE
18   8.8  12.1   12:30   4.5   23:30   9.5   0.0  10.2   1.3  16.1    5:00    NE
19   3.9   4.8    1:00   3.0   10:00  14.4   0.0   4.8   3.9  22.5   22:30    NE
20   5.3   8.2   14:30   3.2    0:30  13.0   0.0   0.0   6.9  32.2   15:00    NE
21   5.7  10.3   14:30   2.7    7:00  12.6   0.0   0.0   6.1  30.6   14:00    NE
22   5.8  11.4   14:30   1.3    7:00  12.4   0.0   0.0   3.7  20.9    9:30    NE
23   6.1  12.7   16:00  -0.5    6:00  12.2   0.0   0.0   1.1  17.7   12:00    NE
24   9.2  16.7   15:00   2.3    4:00   9.1   0.0   0.0   1.3  16.1   12:00   SSE
25   7.9  15.0   16:00   2.1    6:30  10.4   0.0   0.0   0.5   9.7   11:00   SSE
26   6.9  13.5   15:30  -1.2    5:00  11.4   0.0   0.0   2.7  20.9   12:30    NE
27   5.8  11.4   15:30   0.6    6:00  12.5   0.0   0.0   3.9  24.1   15:30    NE
28   5.4   9.4   15:00   1.9    5:00  12.8   0.0   0.0   7.7  35.4   13:30    NE
29   4.4   7.9   16:30   1.7    6:30  13.4   0.0   0.0   9.0  40.2   11:30    NE
30   4.8   8.2   13:30   0.7    7:30  13.5   0.0   0.0   3.1  22.5   15:30    NE
31   6.3   9.7   17:00   3.5    7:30  12.0   0.0   0.0   5.1  25.7   10:00    NE
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     6.3  16.7    24    -1.8     6   372.2   0.0  78.8   2.6  40.2    29      NE

Max >=  32.0:  0
Max <=   0.0:  0
Min <=   0.0:  5
Min <= -18.0:  0
Max Rain: 11.20 ON 08/03/20
Days of Rain: 16 (> .2 mm) 12 (> 2 mm) 0 (> 20 mm)
Heat Base:  18.3  Cool Base:  18.3  Method: Integration