records set in March
March was a month of weather records with four new low temperatures and one high temperature set.
According to Dr. Timothy W. Hawkins,
professor and graduate program coordinator in Shippensburg University’s
geography-earth science department, record lows were recorded on March 3 at 8
degrees F, March 4 at 4 degrees F, March 13 with 13 degrees F and March 27 at
27 degrees F.
record low on March 13 came just two days after a record 71 degrees F was set
on March 11.
Other data for the month include:
- Average Temperature: 35.5°F, sixth coldest
inches, 28th driest
inches, 30th least snowy
- Water Year
to Date: 10.1
inches, 29 percent above average