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March Saw Temperatures Well Above Normal in Lowville with Total Precipitation Slightly Above Average

 

Published: April 01, 2024 at 05:45 p.m.

By: Nick Altmire

 

Monthly Weather Data Recap:

 

Lowville, NY- Overall, Lowville saw temperatures well above normal during March with precipitation levels slightly above average, according to weather data compiled from the Northeast Regional Climate Center (dating back to 1893).

 

March finished with a mean average temperature (cumulative highs and lows) of 36.0 degrees in Lowville, a full 8.0 degrees above the normal mean average temperature for March in Lowville of 28.0 degrees. In terms of ranking, it was the 9th warmest March on record. The warmest March on record for Lowville occurred in 1946 with a mean average temperature of 41.9 degrees, with the coldest March on record occurring in 2014 with a mean average temperature of just 18.5 degrees for the month. The highest temperature of the month last month reached 67 degrees on March 14th. The lowest temperature recorded last month was 5 degrees on March 24th.

 

March saw 2.83 inches of total precipitation in Lowville, just above the normal 2.65 inches for the month, ranking as the 60th wettest March on record. The wettest March on record occurred in 1971, with 5.89 inches of precipitation recorded, while the driest March on record occurred in 1915, with just 0.34 inches of precipitation. Measurable precipitation was recorded on 11 days last month, with 5 additional days recording a trace amount. The most precipitation recorded on a single day last month was 0.81 inches, recorded on March 7th.

 

Lowville saw a total of 10.7 inches of new snow for the month of March (included in the overall precipitation total), 5.1 inches below the normal 15.8 inches for the month, making it the 44th least snowy March on record. The snowiest March on record occurred in 1928, with 67.3 inches of new snow recorded, while 1939 and 2009 saw the least amount of March snow with just a trace amount recorded during the month. There were 6 days with measurable snow last month, with 1 additional day recording a trace amount. The most snow recorded on a single day last month was 4.0 inches, recorded on March 23rd.

 

For the season to date, Lowville has recorded 77.2 inches of snow (13 inches in November; 3 inches in December; 37.5 inches in January; 13 inches in February; 10.7 inches in March), well below the mean average of 119.5 inches for the season, although there is still time to make up some of the season deficit as any new snow through June would be added to the season total.

 

 

2024 Average Mean Temperature and Precipitation Data for Lowville, NY

 

 

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

MARCH

APRIL

MAY

JUNE

Mean Average Temperature (vs Normal)

24.9 degrees

(17.3 degrees)

28.4 degrees

(19.1 degrees)

36.0 degrees

(28.0 degrees)

 

 

 

Total Precipitation (vs Normal)

4.64 inches

(3.47 inches)

0.81 inches

(2.59 inches)

2.83 inches

(2.65 inches)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JULY

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

Mean Average Temperature (vs Normal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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