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Selected U.S. City
and State Extremes

March 2009

Source NOAA/NWS Forecast Offices and compiled by NCDC


2009 Map of State Monthly Records
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  • Temperature / Dewpoint
  • Rainfall / Thunderstorms
  • Snowfall
  • Wind
  • Pressure
  • Miscellaneous



  • Maps of Monthly and All-Time Records

    March Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    March Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    March Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    March Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    March Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    March Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    March Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    March Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    March Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    March Station Map of State Monthly Records
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    March Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    March Station Map of State All-Time Records
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    For additional records not included in the selected list below please refer to the U.S. Records page.


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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Huron Reg'l AP, SD Tied fifth coldest temp record for the month March 1, 2009 -20°F -20°F March 2, 1912;the coldest occurred on March 14, 1897 with -25°F
    Lynchburg, VA Lowest temp record for the month March 3, 2009 5°F 7°F March 1993 and 1965
    Salisbury, MD Coldest daily average temp for the month March 3, 2009 avg of 12°F avg of 17°F March 2, 1980
    Salisbury, MD Lowest temp record for the month March 4, 2009 1°F 3°F March 21, 1914

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Yuma, AZ Ninth driest March on record March 2009 1.54 inches 1.56 inches 1894;the driest occurred in 1927 with 0.83 inches
    Fargo/Hector Int'l AP, ND Monthly precipitation record March 2009 4.62 inches 2.83 inches March 1882
    Madison, WI Monthly precipitation record March 2009 6.19 inches 5.46 inches March 1998
    St. Cloud, MN Monthly precipitation record March 2009 4.66 inches 4.53 inches March 1897
    St. Cloud, MN Third wettest three month precipitation record January-March 2009 6.00 inches N/A N/A;the wettest occurred in 1897 with 8.68 inches

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Spokane Int'l AP, WA Snowest winter on record 2008-2009 93.6 inches 93.5 inches 1949-1950
    Fargo/Hector Int'l AP, ND Monthly snowfall record March 2009 28.1 inches 26.2 inches March 1997

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    None Reported.

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    None Reported.

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Westport, SD All-time river stage record March 25, 2009 22.69 feet 22.11 feet April 10, 1969
    Columbia, SD All-time river stage record March 25, 2009 18.92 feet 18.63 feet April 30, 1997

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