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

Period of Record: 1901-Present

 Maximum TemperatureMinimum TemperatureRainfallSnowfall
DateHighYearLowYearHighYearLowYearMaximumYearMaximumYear
01 68197217198043(1910) 2(1980)1.561914 9.01914
02 68199120191250(1991) 3(1980)1.101914 6.01914
03 70199119196046(1991) 3(2003)1.53190613.21960
04 68197420190446(1934) 0(1943)1.091917 7.61917
05 69197619192652(1979) 2(1948)1.91192011.41902
06 71194613190142(1946) 0(1948)1.732011 8.21916
07 67200916191346(1921) 0(2003)0.981926 8.01996
08 74200019199647(2000) 7(2007)1.091995 6.01941
09 73200018199649(2002) 2(1943)0.781998 5.91976
10 68195525200348(2006)-1 (1996)1.801964 2.41993
11 71197722193448(1936) 5(1996)1.101952 5.01941
12 72199023198451(1990) 1(1960)0.961912 5.61959
13 80199024192655(1990) 8(1948)1.58197718.71993
14 80199018199353(1913)11(1993)2.221986 3.41956
15 79199020193251(1990) 7(1993)1.73191611.61916
16 76199020191162(1990) 7(1916)0.802007 5.52004
17 81194518191650(1990) 4(1916)1.051968 4.71967
18 73192714196748(1927)-1 (1916)0.751936 5.71928
19 74191824195646(1983)-4 (1967)1.012008 5.21906
20 76191824191454(1945) 8(1949)0.721958 7.11958
21 78192126193251(1913)10(1986)2.101912 8.01950
22 82193825195953(2010)11(1988)1.341977 5.31916
23 81193820190658(1929) 9(1934)2.051903 9.02011
24 77191024194052(1979) 5(1906)1.511912 2.11966
25 76191325196058(1913)10(1974)1.141909 2.81909
26 76194527193755(1913) 8(1960)1.192002 1.01982
27 80192131196657(1949)15(2001)1.391913 5.01940
28 83194528193761(1998) 9(1923)1.622005 7.01932
29 84190526191956(1998) 7(1923)0.82198411.11970
30 84199832191556(1981) 6(1970)3.141940 2.01974
31 85199824192358(1998)12(1923)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: 13 °F on the 6th in 1901
  • Highest Minimum: 62 °F on the 16th in 1990
  • Highest Rainfall: 3.14" on the 30th in 1940
  • Highest Snowfall: 18.7" on the 13th in 1993
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
RankHighestDateYear
185311998
284301998
384291905
483301977
583281945


Lowest Temperature (°F)
RankLowestDateYear
1-4191967
2-3191993
3-1101996
4-1181916
5072003


Highest Rainfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
13.14301940
22.22141986
32.10211912
42.05231903
51.91 51920


Highest Snowfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
118.7131993
213.2 31960
311.6151916
411.4 51902
511.1291970


Month's Top Five:

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

Warmest:
RankValueYear
148.82012
247.81945
347.21946
445.91903
545.81921


Coldest:
RankValueYear
125.31960
228.91916
330.51906
430.51941
530.81940


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 2.55"):

Wettest:
RankValueYear
17.021912
26.521940
35.741916
45.251936
55.212008


Driest:
RankValueYear
10.491981
20.771910
30.931924
41.132009
51.181987


Month's Snowfall (Normal: 9.0"):

Greatest:
RankValueYear
138.01916
232.01993
329.71967
422.31960
522.31906


Least:
RankValueYear
10.01946
20.01945
30.01927
40.01921
50.01903


Page last updated: 4.17.2012


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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