March 1997 Climate Data for Pittsburgh, PA  
  TEMPERATURES      |DEPARTURE     |HEATING DD      |SNOWFALL        |PRECIPITATION ACCUMULATIONS
DAY HI LOW AVG NORM |DAY MONTH YEAR|DAY MONTH SEASON|DAY MONTH SEASON|DAY MONTH NORM DEPARTURE YEAR NORM DEPARTURE  
01* 64  44  54  33   +21  +21 +275   11   11   4221   0    0    26.9  .31  .31   .10   +.21   3.04   5.03 -1.99
02* 60  33  47  34   +13  +34 +288   18   29   4239   0    0    26.9  .29  .60   .20   +.40   3.33   5.13 -1.80
03* 35  32  34  34     0  +34 +288   31   60   4270   0    0    26.9  .16  .76   .30   +.46   3.49   5.23 -1.74
04* 46  34  40  35   +05  +39 +293   25   85   4295   0    0    26.9  .05  .81   .40   +.41   3.54   5.33 -1.79
05* 53  34  44  35   +09  +48 +302   21  106   4316   0    0    26.9  .39 1.20   .51   +.69   3.93   5.44 -1.51
06* 40  27  34  36   -02  +46 +300   31  137   4347   .2   .2   27.1  .01 1.21   .62   +.59   3.94   5.55 -1.61
07* 39  20  30  36   -6   +40 +294   35  172   4382   T    .2   27.1   T  1.21   .73   +.48   3.94   5.66 -1.72
08* 53  31  42  36   +6   +46 +300   23  195   4405   0    .2   27.1   T  1.21   .84   +.37   3.94   5.77 -1.83
09* 50  24  37  37    0   +46 +300   28  223   4433   0    .2   27.1  .28 1.49   .95   +.54   4.22   5.88 -1.66
10* 51  33  42  37   +5   +51 +305   23  246   4456   0    .2   27.1  .03 1.52  1.06   +.46   4.25   5.99 -1.74
11* 47  27  37  38   -1   +50 +304   28  274   4484   0    .2   27.1   T  1.52  1.17   +.35   4.25   6.10 -1.85
12* 44  20  32  38   -6   +44 +298   33  307   4517   0    .2   27.1   0  1.52  1.28   +.24   4.25   6.21 -1.96
13* 41  26  34  38   -4   +40 +294   31  338   4548   0    .2   27.1  .12 1.64  1.39   +.25   4.37   6.32 -1.95
14* 57  30  44  39   +5   +45 +299   21  359   4569   0    .2   27.1  .47 2.11  1.50   +.61   4.84   6.43 -1.59
15* 30  22  26  39  -13   +32 +286   39  398   4608   T    .2   27.1   T  2.11  1.61   +.50   4.84   6.54 -1.70
16* 32  18  25  40  -15   +17 +271   40  438   4648   T    .2   27.1   T  2.11  1.72   +.39   4.84   6.65 -1.81
17* 48  26  37  40   -3   +14 +268   28  466   4676   0    .2   27.1   0  2.11  1.83   +.28   4.84   6.76 -1.92
18* 45  38  42  40   +2   +16 +270   23  489   4699   0    .2   27.1  .06 2.17  1.94   +.23   4.90   6.87 -1.97
19* 52  34  43  41   +2   +18 +272   22  511   4721   0    .2   27.1   0  2.17  2.06   +.11   4.90   6.99 -2.09
20* 49  31  40  41   -1   +17 +271   25  536   4746   0    .2   27.1   0  2.17  2.18   -.01   4.90   7.11 -2.21
21* 66  34  50  41   +9   +26 +280   15  551   4761   0    .2  27.1    T  2.17  2.30   -.13   4.90   7.23 -2.33
22* 61  31  46  42   +4   +30 +284   19  570   4780   T    .2  27.1    T  2.17  2.42   -.25   4.90   7.35 -2.45
23* 41  23  32  42  -10   +20 +274   33  603   4813  1.71 1.9  28.8   .11 2.28  2.53   -.25   5.01   7.46 -2.45
24* 42  16  29  43  -14   +06 +260   36  639   4849   0   1.9  28.8    0  2.28  2.64   -.36   5.01   7.57 -2.56
25* 70  40  55  43  +12   +18 +272   10  649   4859   0   1.9  28.8   .66 2.94  2.75   +.19   5.67   7.68 -2.01
26* 44  35  40  43   -3   +15 +269   25  674   4884   0   1.9  28.8   .12 3.06  2.86   +.20   5.79   7.79 -2.00
27* 70  39  55  43  +12   +27 +281   10  684   4894   0   1.9  28.8    0  3.06  2.97   +.09   5.79   7.90 -2.11
28* 72  42  57  44  +13   +40 +294    8  692   4902   0   1.9  28.8    0  3.06  3.08   -.02   5.79   8.01 -2.22
29* 62  48  55  44  +11   +51 +305   10  702   4912   0   1.9  28.8   .03 3.09  3.19   -.10   5.82   8.12 -2.30
30* 50  37  44  44    0   +51 +305   21  723   4933   0   1.9  28.8   .13 3.22  3.30   -.08   5.95   8.23 -2.28
31* 37  28  33  45  -12   +39 +293   32  755   4965  0.3  2.2  29.1    T  3.22  3.41   -.19   5.95   8.34 -2.39


                           MARCH 1997
TEMPERATURES......
AVERAGE MAXIMUM................................. 50.0 DEGREES
AVERAGE MINIMUM................................. 30.9 DEGREES
AVERAGE FOR MONTH............................... 40.5 DEGREES
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL........................... +1.1 DEGREES
HIGHEST AND DATE...................... 72 DEGREES ON THE 28TH
LOWEST AND DATE....................... 16 DEGREES ON THE 24TH
NUMBER OF DAYS MAX TEMPERATURE 90 DEGREES OR ABOVE........  0
NUMBER OF DAYS MAX TEMPERATURE 32 DEGREES OR BELOW........  2
NUMBER OF DAYS MIN TEMPERATURE  0 DEGREES OR BELOW........  0
 
HEATING DEGREE DAYS.....................................  755
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...................................  -39
SEASONAL TOTAL HEATING.................................. 4965
COOLING DEGREE DAYS.....................................    0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...................................    0
SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING..................................    0
 
PRECIPITATION DATA
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH............................  3.22 INCHES
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.......................... -0.19 INCHES
TOTAL FOR THE YEAR.............................  5.95 INCHES
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.......................... -2.39 INCHES
MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION IN 24 HOURS... 0.78 INCHES ON THE 25-26TH
MONTHLY SNOWFALL...............................  2.2  INCHES
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.......................... -5.5  INCHES
MAXIMUM CALENDER DAY SNOWFALL....... 1.7 INCHES ON THE 23RD
 
NUMBER OF DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION 0.01 INCH OR MORE...... 16
NUMBER OF DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION 0.10 INCH OR MORE...... 11
NUMBER OF DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION 0.50 INCH OR MORE......  1
NUMBER OF DAYS WITH PRECIPITATION 1.00 INCH OR MORE......  0
 
SUNSHINE DATA NOT AVAILABLE
 
HIGHLIGHTS
NO RECORDS WERE BROKEN DURING THIS SLIGHTLY MILD AND DRY MONTH.