March was a little warmer, little wetter than normal


MILLPORT, Ohio – The four winter months were 3.3 degrees warmer than normal and had 2.5 inches of rain above average, according to Edwin Copeland, U.S. weather observer, reporting from his post in southern Columbiana County.
There were seven nights below zero in the four winter months, with Jan. 28 being the coldest at minus 12 degrees.
The four months had 24.5 inches of snow, and normal is 30 inches. January had the most snow with 13 inches.
For March, the high temperature was in the last two days of the month, recording 73 degrees each day. March 4 was the low temperature, when zero was recorded.
Averages. The 112-year averages for March are: 36.9 degrees, 3.36 inches of rain, 4.4 inches of snow, and 40 percent sunshine.
Averages for March 2005 are: 39.1 degrees, 1.45 inches of rain, 4 inches of snow, and 60 percent sunshine.


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