Middletown Rhode Island Weather Almanac
Friday, March 16, 2018
Clear early, Mostly Cloudy Day to Partly Cloudy PM, Very Windy, Dry and Colder
Climate Normal Period Climate Record Period  
1981- 2010   1893 - 2018  
    March 16, 2018     Record Record
Observed Daily Data   Observed   2017   Normal   Depart   Highest Lowest
Maximum Temperature   39   36   46   -7   58   in 1986   28   in 1916  
Minimum Temperature   28   22   30   -2   45   in 2000   13   in 1932  
Average Temperature   34   29   38   -4   51   in 2000   22   in 1916  
Precipitation   .00   .00   .17   -.17   1.76   in 1900            
One Hour   .00   .00           .44   in 1953            
Snow   0.0   0.0   0.2   -0.2   7.2   in 1896            
Snow Depth   2   T           9   in 1999            
HDD   31   36   27   +4   43   in 1916   14   in 2000  
CDD   0   0   0   +0   0   in            
Maximum Dew Point   22   16   34   -12   54   in 2002   3   in 1992  
Minimum Dew Point   15   8   19   -4   42   in 1990   -10   in 1980  
Average  Dew Point   19   12   27   -8   48   in 1990   2   in 1992  
Maximum Humidity   68%   72%   82%   -14%   100%         46%   in 1980  
Minimum Humidity   41%   31%   47%   -6%   81%   in 2007   18%   in 1982  
Average Humidity   55%   52%   65%   -10%   90%   in 2007   33%   in 1980  
Maximum Barometer   29.79   30.02   30.07   -00.28   30.82   in 1993   29.38   in 1981  
Minimum Barometer   29.51   29.69   29.77   -00.26   30.51   in 1993   29.08   in 1981  
Average Barometer   29.65   29.86   29.92   -00.27   30.67   in 1993   29.23   in 1981  
Average Wind   14.5   13.1   8.6   +5.9   20.6   in 1956   3.0   in 2012  
Direction   WNW   WNW   WNW       NE         SE        
High Wind Gust   32   33   27   +5   62   in 1956   12   in 2012  
Direction   WNW   WNW   WNW       NE         ESE        
High Heat Index                                      
Wind Chill   15   10   21   -6             -2   in 1956  
Maximum Water Temp   38.9   37.1   40.2   -1.3   45.4   in 2012   36.4   in 2015  
Minimum Water Temp   36.7   35.5   38.2   -1.5   44.6   in 2012   34.4   in 2015  
Average Water Temp   37.8   36.3   39.2   -1.4   45.0   in 2012   35.4   in 2015  
Sunrise/ AM Twilight   6:55:AM   6:28:AM            
Sunset / PM Twilight   6:53:PM   7:21:PM            
Length Of Day   11:58                          
Special Conditions   None                                  
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    March 16, 2018     Record Record
Month-to-Date Summary   Observed   2017   Normal Depart Highest Lowest
 Avg Maximum Temperature   42.9   39.1   44.0   -1.1   51.8   in 1973   27.6   in 1893  
Avg Minimum Temperature   31.3   24.6   28.6   +2.8   37.3   in 1973   19.6   in 1950  
Average Temperature   37.1   31.8   36.1   +1.1   44.6   in 1973   26.8   in 1916  
Total Precipitation   5.01   2.01   2.63   +2.38   5.49   in 1983   .04   in 1915  
Total Snow   10.7   7.8   3.3   +7.4   20.3   in 1916   0.0   in 2011  
Total HDD   442   528   459   -17   607   in 1916   322   in 1973  
Total CDD   0   0   0   +0   0   in     0   in    
Avg Maximum Dew Point   31.9   26.1   32.3   -0.4   41.2   in 1973   19.2   in 1960  
Avg Minimum Dew Point   24.8   8.9   17.3   +7.6   30.1   in 1973   2.9   in 1980  
Average  Dew Point   28.3   17.5   24.8   +3.6   35.7   in 1973   13.7   in 1960  
    March 16, 2018     Record Record
Year-to-Date Summary   Observed   2017   Normal Depart Highest Lowest
Total Precipitation   15.98   8.68   9.83   +6.15   19.20   in 1979   4.43   in 1980  
Total Snow (since Jul 1 17)   41.1   41.4   29.0   +12.1   75.0   in 2005   4.7   in 1998  
Total HDD (since Jul 1 17)   4087   3943   4410   -323   5337   in 1905   3532   in 2016  
Total CDD (since Jan 1)   0   0   0   +0   0   in     0   in    
                             
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