Middletown Rhode Island Weather Almanac
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Cloudy, Light Wet Snow and Fog, Very Windy, Continued Cold
Climate Normal Period Climate Record Period  
1981- 2010   1893 - 2018  
    March 21, 2018     Record Record
Observed Daily Data   Observed   2017   Normal   Depart   Highest Lowest
Maximum Temperature   37   52   47   -10   71   in 1921   26   in 1912  
Minimum Temperature   32   35   31   +1   50   in 2012   13   in 1986  
Average Temperature   35   44   39   -4   60   in 2012   23   in 1986  
Precipitation   .13   .00   .17   -.04   1.78   in 1983            
One Hour   .00   .00           .79   in 1983            
Snow   0.3   0.0   0.1   +0.2   5.3   in 1912            
Snow Depth   T   0           15   in 1956            
HDD   30   21   25   +5   42   in 1986   5   in 2012  
CDD   0   0   0   +0   0   in            
Maximum Dew Point   34   31   35   -1   58   in 2012   7   in 1988  
Minimum Dew Point   24   17   21   +3   50   in 2012   -11   in 1988  
Average  Dew Point   29   24   28   +1   54   in 2012   -2   in 1988  
Maximum Humidity   93%   67%   87%   +6%   100%         52%   in 1988  
Minimum Humidity   68%   27%   53%   +15%   93%   in 2003   19%   in 1991  
Average Humidity   81%   47%   70%   +10%   97%   in 2003   37%   in 1985  
Maximum Barometer   29.83   29.91   30.04   -00.21   30.80   in 2007   29.38   in 1958  
Minimum Barometer   29.61   29.77   29.73   -00.12   30.57   in 2007   29.03   in 1958  
Average Barometer   29.72   29.84   29.88   -00.16   30.69   in 2007   29.21   in 1958  
Average Wind   15.6   5.0   8.6   +7.0   18.8   in 2008   1.8   in 2005  
Direction   NNE   SW   WNW       WNW         WNW        
High Wind Gust   36   21   27   +9   45   in 1980   11   in 1952  
Direction   NNE   SW   WNW       ESE         SSE        
High Heat Index                                      
Wind Chill   21   35   22   -1             -4   in 1986  
Maximum Water Temp   38.8   40.5   41.0   -2.2   49.8   in 2012   36.0   in 2015  
Minimum Water Temp   38.1   38.2   39.0   -0.9   47.5   in 2012   34.7   in 2015  
Average Water Temp   38.5   39.4   40.0   -1.6   48.7   in 2012   35.4   in 2015  
Sunrise/ AM Twilight   6:47:AM   6:19:AM            
Sunset / PM Twilight   6:58:PM   7:26:PM            
Length Of Day   12:12                          
Special Conditions   Fog                                  
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    March 21, 2018     Record Record
Month-to-Date Summary   Observed   2017   Normal Depart Highest Lowest
 Avg Maximum Temperature   42.0   40.9   44.6   -2.6   51.8   in 2010   26.9   in 1893  
Avg Minimum Temperature   30.0   26.1   29.1   +0.8   36.7   in 1973   19.8   in 1916  
Average Temperature   36.0   33.5   36.7   -0.7   44.0   in 2010   25.7   in 1916  
Total Precipitation   5.14   2.01   3.48   +1.66   8.46   in 1983   .08   in 1915  
Total Snow   11.0   7.8   4.1   +6.9   27.8   in 1956   0.0   in 1947  
Total HDD   604   658   588   +16   821   in 1916   437   in 2010  
Total CDD   0   0   0   +0   0   in     0   in    
Avg Maximum Dew Point   29.0   26.3   32.9   -3.8   41.5   in 2012   22.0   in 1960  
Avg Minimum Dew Point   21.0   10.4   18.0   +3.0   29.6   in 1983   5.7   in 1950  
Average  Dew Point   25.0   18.3   25.4   -0.4   35.1   in 2012   15.8   in 1950  
    March 21, 2018     Record Record
Year-to-Date Summary   Observed   2017   Normal Depart Highest Lowest
Total Precipitation   16.11   8.68   10.68   +5.43   19.23   in 1979   5.75   in 2012  
Total Snow (since Jul 1 17)   41.4   41.4   29.8   +11.6   75.0   in 2005   4.8   in 1998  
Total HDD (since Jul 1 17)   4249   4073   4539   -290   5468   in 1905   3649   in 2016  
Total CDD (since Jan 1)   0   0   0   +0   0   in     0   in    
                             
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