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March Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1955-Present

 Maximum TemperatureMinimum TemperatureRainfallSnowfall
DateHighYearLowYearHighYearLowYearMaximumYearMaximumYear
01 68197217198041(1976) 2(1980)0.581963 6.72005
02 68199121200950(1991) 3(1980)0.532007 4.12006
03 70199119196046(1991) 3(2003)0.68197213.21960
04 68197421196042(1974) 3(1982)1.072008 4.11971
05 69197622196052(1979) 6(1978)1.222008 2.91967
06 62200915200741(1961) 4(2007)1.732011 4.11967
07 67200921200743(1974) 0(2003)0.731967 8.01996
08 74200019199647(2000) 7(2007)1.091995 4.51995
09 73200018199649(2002) 3(1996)0.781998 5.91976
10 68195525200348(2006)-1 (1996)1.801964 2.41993
11 71197723196045(1990) 5(1996)1.071992 3.71992
12 72199023198451(1990) 1(1960)0.842013 5.61959
13 80199027196055(1990)12(1989)1.58197718.71993
14 80199018199352(1990)11(1993)2.221986 3.41956
15 79199025199351(1990) 7(1993)1.121967 5.21967
16 76199024195662(1990)10(1992)0.802007 5.52004
17 76201221196750(1990) 9(1961)1.051968 4.71967
18 74201214196747(2012) 3(1967)0.641977 5.21977
19 74201224195650(2012)-4 (1967)1.352012 3.01971
20 75201227196552(2012)11(1956)0.721958 7.11958
21 72201027198854(2012)10(1986)0.821998 5.71964
22 74201225195953(2012)11(1988)1.341977 3.91977
23 78201231196049(2012)12(2004)0.782011 9.02011
24 73198829197252(1979)15(2009)1.051989 2.11966
25 75198825196050(1988)10(1974)0.621969 0.81958
26 71198631201148(1988) 8(1960)1.192002 1.01982
27 77199830195547(2004)15(2001)0.501978 1.71959
28 79199831195961(1998)17(1982)1.622005 2.01984
29 79199828197456(1998)12(1959)0.82198411.11970
30 84199835198456(1981) 6(1970)1.092010 2.01974
31 85199832196958(1998)16(1964)0.991962 2.81974


March Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 85 °F on the 31st in 1998
  • Record Low: -4 °F on the 19th in 1967
  • Lowest Maximum: 14 °F on the 18th in 1967
  • Highest Minimum: 62 °F on the 16th in 1990
  • Highest Rainfall: 2.22" on the 14th in 1984
  • Highest Snowfall: 18.7" on the 13th in 1993
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
RankHighestDateYear
185311998
284301998
383301977
482301986
580141990


Lowest Temperature (°F)
RankLowestDateYear
1-4191967
2-3191993
3-1101996
4072003
50101984


Highest Rainfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
12.22141986
21.80101964
31.73 62011
41.62282005
51.58131977


Highest Snowfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
118.7131993
213.231960
311.1291970
49.0232011
58.4291974


Month's Top Five:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 36.9 °F):

Warmest:
RankValueYear
148.82012
242.82010
342.72000
441.91973
541.11998


Coldest:
RankValueYear
125.31960
230.81984
331.51956
431.81970
531.82005


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 2.55"):

Wettest:
RankValueYear
15.212008
25.132011
34.831977
44.751974
54.251986


Driest:
RankValueYear
10.491981
21.132009
31.181987
41.312006
51.341995


Month's Snowfall (Normal: 9.0"):

Greatest:
RankValueYear
132.01993
229.71967
322.31960
420.61994
520.61970


Least:
RankValueYear
10.01955
20.32012
30.52010
40.72008
40.91987


Page last updated: 3/28/2013


Please note this information is preliminary and subject to revision. Official and certified climatic data can be accessed at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) (http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ncdc.html).


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