BWS Daily Climatology Written Summary

BWS Daily Climatology Table One

BWS Daily Climatology Table Two

BWS Daily Climatology Graphs

March 1 2017 to March 29 2017


(Compiled: Thursday, March 30, 2017 15:28)

Written Summary   Table One   Table Two   Graphs  
Notes:
1. Mean daily temperature and pressure are averaged from the standard 24 hourly observations and not as the average of the maximum and minimum values.
2. Precipitation day has = or >0.01". Trace amounts (< 0.01") are not included in data.
3. Departures from the normal are based on the 1971 to 2000 normals where available (with the exception of the Sea Surface Temperature, which is based on the 1985 to 2000 normal).
Notes:
1. Mean humidity is averaged from the standard 24 hourly observations.
2. Weather Notes indicate a specific condition was observed at least once that day.
3. Departures from the normal are based on the 1971 to 2000 normals where available (with the exception of the Sea Surface Temperature, which is based on the 1985 to 2000 normal).
Key:
PN = Precipitation, PC = Partly Cloudy, MC = Mostly Cloudy, OV = Overcast, DZ = Drizzle, SH = Showers, BS = Blowing Spray GR = Hail, FC = Funnel Cloud, HZ = Haze, RA = Rain, BR = Mist, TS = Thunder Storm/Shower
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Last edited: Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wednesday, March 1st saw high pressure gradually weaken to the northeast. Winds were moderate throughout the day and the high was 71F/22C, with a low of 66F/19C, and 5.3 hours of sunshine. Thursday the 2nd was fair with 6.5 hours of sunshine and only a trace of rain. The high was 73F/23C and the low was 67F/19C. A cold front moved through on Friday the 3rd with 0.67" of rain and zero recorded sunshine. The high was 71F/21C and the low 58F/14C. Saturday the 4th saw occasional light showers which managed to produce 0.02" of rain. There was 8.8 hours of sunshine with a high of 62F/17C and a low of 53F/12C. Sunday the 5th was dominated by by strong to gale force winds, frequent showers which produced 0.13" of rain along with some small hail, and a new record low for the date of 48F/9C. The high struggled to 56F/13C and in between showers there was 7.4 hours of sunshine. A cold start to March 6th with a low of 48F/9C occurring in showers during the early morning hours. No records were broken for this date despite being close. With 9.5 hours of sunshine the temperature climbed to a high of 59F/15C. A couple of brief showers produced 0.02" of precipitation. High pressure brought settled conditions with mainly moderate winds on Tuesday the 7th. The high for the day was 62F/16C with a low of 53F/12C and 7.6 hours of sunshine. Wednesday the 8th continued to be settled with light and variable winds for most of the day. The high was 67F/20C with a low of 53F/12C and 9.1 hours of sunshine. Thursday the 9th was mainly fair with 6.3 hours of sunshine, though prefrontal showers and late evening showers produced 0.05" of rain. The high was 72F/22C and the low was 61F/16C. A lingering front produced 0.40" of rain on Friday the 10th, followed by 4.9 hours of afternoon sunshine. The high rose to 73F/23C with a low of 62F/17C. Saturday the 11th dawned with showers and thunder in the vicinity producing 0.28" of rain, and while this mainly cleared by midday, there was still only 2.8 hours of sunshine. The high was 69F/20C and the low was 59F/15C. Under mostly cloudy skies 2.2 hours of sunshine was recorded for March 12th and a couple of brief showers produced 0.02" of precipitation. The high for the day was 62F/17C and the low was 57F/14C. On March 13th high pressure provided settled conditions with light winds. The low was 59F/15C and with 9.1 hours of sunshine the temperature climbed to a high of 66F/19C. Tuesday March 14th started with strong winds that soon became gales well ahead of an active cold front. The front brought showers late Tuesday night. The highest mean wind was 32kt and the strongest gust was 41kt. The high for the day was 71F/22C with a low of 64F/18C and 0 hours of sunshine. A cold front passed just before dawn on Wednesday the 15th and several showers persisted through the morning. The total precipitation for the day was 0.34" with the highest mean winds being 33kt and the strongest gust of 44kt as the front passed. The high for the day was 72F/22C with a low of 62F/16C and 5.1 hours of sunshine. Notably cooler on the 16th as the high topped out at 65F/18C and the low was 58F/14C. A few showers were in the area producing .04" of rainfall under variably cloudy skies with 5.6 hours of sunshine. High pressure began to build in from the west on the 17th, though lingering showers were observed with .05" of rainfall. Continued windy as we saw a peak gust of 34 knots early in the day. The high was 63F/17C and the low 56F/13C. The 19th was a picture perfect day as high pressure settled overhead providing light and variable winds and 10.4 hours of sunshine. The high was 66F/19C and the low was 57F/14C. Sunday the 19th was mainly fair with 6.7 hours of sunshine, though evening showers with an approaching front produced 0.15" of rain. The high was 71F/21C and the low was 63F/17C. A cold front brought 0.50" of rain and strong winds on Monday the 20th, followed by 8.8 hours of sunshine. The high was 65F/18C and the low fell to 58F/15C. On Tuesday the 21st, light post frontal showers produced a trace of rainfall, followed by 4.1 hours of sunshine. The high was 67F/19C and the low was 60F/15C. Weak high pressure to our south provided mainly fair weather for Wednesday the 22nd. There was 8.4 hours of sunshine, though a brief, light shower produced a trace of rain. The high was 72F/22C and the low 60F/16C. Mostly cloudy skies with a trace of rainfall was observed on the 23rd. A cool day as the high topped out at 66F/19C early in the morning with a low of 55F/13C. Peak wind was 34 knots and 6.7 hours of sunshine was recorded. Mostly cloudy skies and cool temperatures continued on the 24th. The high for the day was 62F/17C and the low was 56F/13C. No rainfall was reported and 4.8 hours of sunshine was observed. A ridge of high pressure to our north maintained fair weather for Saturday the 25th. There was no rainfall and 5.3 hours of sunshine with a high of 66F/19C and a low of 57F/14C. A weakening ridge of high pressure in our vicinity provided another day of fair weather on Sunday the 26th. There was no rainfall and 4.4 hours of sunshine with a high of 67F/19C and a low of 58F/14C. Monday the 27th was cloudy with moderate winds due to a low pressure system to the distant south-southwest. The high for the day was 69F/21C with a low of 64F/18C and 0 hours of sunshine. A morning trough brought a brief, moderate showers the morning of the 29th as a low pressure system continued to pass to the southeast. Winds remain light to moderate all day and the high was 71F/22C with a low of 65F/18C and 10.5hours of sunshine. Wednesday the 30th was fairly settled with a couple of showers. Winds increased towards midnight, ahead of a weak cold front that brought a thin line of showers in the late night hours. The high for the day was 71F/22C with a low of 65F/18C and 10.2 hours of sunshine.

Produced by the Bermuda Weather Service
Unless otherwise stated, all statistical data are based on observations taken at the Bermuda International Airport.
 Mean Temp.
(°C/°F)
Max Temp.
(°C/°F)
Min Temp.
(°C/°F)
Daily Precip.
Inches
Accumulated Precip.
Inches
Year To Date Precip.
Inches
Sea Surface Temp.
(C/F)
Mean
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
Max
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
Min
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
Total   2.82      
Mean17.2 / 62.919.5 / 67.114.8 / 58.6   18.4 / 65.230.17 / 1022.0  
Departure
From Norm.
-1.4 / -2.5-1.4 / -2.5-1.2 / -2.2-1.62  -0.1 / -0.1   
Max21.2 / 70.222.9 / 73.2 0.67  19.9 / 67.830.48 / 1032.230.53 / 1033.9 
Min11.2 / 52.2 8.7 / 47.7   17.4 / 63.329.79 / 1008.8 29.69 / 1005.4
 Mean Temp.
(°C/°F)
Max Temp.
(°C/°F)
Min Temp.
(°C/°F)
Daily Precip.
Inches
Accumulated Precip.
Inches
Year To Date Precip.
Inches
Sea Surface Temp.
(C/F)
Mean
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
Max
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
Min
Sea Level Pressure
" Hg / hPa
3/1/201720.2 / 68.321.7 / 71.119.0 / 66.20.000.0013.5019.5 / 67.130.32 / 1026.830.40 / 1029.530.22 / 1023.4
3/2/201721.2 / 70.222.9 / 73.219.4 / 66.90.000.0013.5019.5 / 67.130.15 / 1021.030.22 / 1023.430.07 / 1018.3
3/3/201717.2 / 63.021.4 / 70.514.2 / 57.60.670.6714.1719.9 / 67.830.15 / 1021.030.24 / 1024.030.03 / 1016.9
3/4/201715.0 / 59.016.7 / 62.111.8 / 53.20.020.6914.1919.9 / 67.830.23 / 1023.730.29 / 1025.730.17 / 1021.7
3/5/201711.2 / 52.213.4 / 56.18.7 / 47.70.130.8214.3219.9 / 67.830.19 / 1022.430.27 / 1025.130.13 / 1020.3
3/6/201713.0 / 55.514.9 / 58.88.9 / 48.00.020.8414.3417.4 / 63.330.31 / 1026.430.38 / 1028.830.23 / 1023.7
3/7/201714.4 / 57.916.4 / 61.511.9 / 53.40.000.8414.3417.4 / 63.330.44 / 1030.830.49 / 1032.530.35 / 1027.8
3/8/201716.2 / 61.219.5 / 67.111.8 / 53.20.000.8414.3417.6 / 63.730.42 / 1030.130.48 / 1032.230.33 / 1027.1
3/9/201718.9 / 66.022.2 / 72.016.3 / 61.30.050.8914.3917.6 / 63.730.22 / 1023.430.33 / 1027.130.15 / 1021.0
3/10/201719.5 / 67.022.6 / 72.716.8 / 62.20.401.2914.7917.6 / 63.730.01 / 1016.330.15 / 1021.029.88 / 1011.9
3/11/201716.3 / 61.320.4 / 68.714.7 / 58.50.281.5715.0717.6 / 63.730.05 / 1017.630.14 / 1020.729.86 / 1011.2
3/12/201715.0 / 58.916.7 / 62.113.8 / 56.80.021.5915.0917.6 / 63.730.21 / 1023.030.28 / 1025.430.12 / 1020.0
3/13/201717.2 / 62.919.0 / 66.214.8 / 58.60.001.5915.0917.6 / 63.730.33 / 1027.130.37 / 1028.430.25 / 1024.4
3/14/201720.1 / 68.221.5 / 70.717.8 / 64.00.051.6415.1418.2 / 64.830.06 / 1018.030.28 / 1025.429.87 / 1011.5
3/15/201719.9 / 67.822.3 / 72.116.4 / 61.50.341.9815.4818.2 / 64.829.89 / 1012.230.01 / 1016.329.82 / 1009.8
3/16/201716.0 / 60.818.1 / 64.614.3 / 57.70.042.0215.5218.2 / 64.830.09 / 1019.030.15 / 1021.030.00 / 1015.9
3/17/201715.5 / 60.017.4 / 63.313.4 / 56.10.052.0715.5718.2 / 64.830.24 / 1024.030.33 / 1027.130.13 / 1020.3
3/18/201716.6 / 61.918.9 / 66.014.1 / 57.40.002.0715.5718.2 / 64.830.30 / 1026.130.37 / 1028.430.20 / 1022.7
3/19/201719.2 / 66.621.4 / 70.517.1 / 62.80.152.2215.7218.2 / 64.830.01 / 1016.330.20 / 1022.729.77 / 1008.1
3/20/201716.6 / 61.918.3 / 64.914.6 / 58.30.502.7216.2218.2 / 64.829.79 / 1008.829.90 / 1012.529.69 / 1005.4
3/21/201717.3 / 63.219.2 / 66.615.3 / 59.50.002.7216.2218.5 / 65.330.04 / 1017.330.13 / 1020.329.89 / 1012.2
3/22/201719.3 / 66.722.1 / 71.815.6 / 60.10.002.7216.2218.5 / 65.330.04 / 1017.330.10 / 1019.329.97 / 1014.9
3/23/201715.1 / 59.218.9 / 66.013.0 / 55.40.002.7216.2218.5 / 65.330.27 / 1025.130.43 / 1030.529.99 / 1015.6
3/24/201714.2 / 57.616.6 / 61.913.1 / 55.60.002.7216.2218.5 / 65.330.48 / 1032.230.53 / 1033.930.41 / 1029.8
3/25/201716.5 / 61.818.9 / 66.014.1 / 57.40.002.7216.2218.5 / 65.330.41 / 1029.830.48 / 1032.230.33 / 1027.1
3/26/201717.5 / 63.419.3 / 66.714.3 / 57.70.002.7216.2218.5 / 65.330.29 / 1025.730.35 / 1027.830.22 / 1023.4
3/27/201719.2 / 66.520.7 / 69.317.8 / 64.00.002.7216.2218.5 / 65.330.15 / 1021.030.22 / 1023.430.05 / 1017.6
3/28/201719.6 / 67.221.7 / 71.118.2 / 64.80.052.7716.2718.5 / 65.329.98 / 1015.230.04 / 1017.329.92 / 1013.2
3/29/201719.6 / 67.421.7 / 71.118.1 / 64.60.052.8216.3219.9 / 67.829.89 / 1012.229.94 / 1013.929.84 / 1010.5
 Hours Of
Sunshine
Mean
R.H.
%
Absolute
Max. R.H.
%
Absolute
Min. R.H.
%
Max Of
Mean Wind
knots / °
Peak
Wind
knots / °
Sky Conditions / Weather Notes
PN PC MC OV DZ SH RA GR TS FC HZ BS BR
Total179.1         
162129190201000302
Mean6.266.980.453.9      
             
Departure
From Norm.
          
0            
Max10.5 93.0 33  46  
             
Min0.0  40.0      
             
 Hours Of
Sunshine
Mean
R.H.
%
Absolute
Max. R.H.
%
Absolute
Min. R.H.
%
Max Of
Mean Wind
knots / °
Peak
Wind
knots / °
Sky Conditions / Weather Notes
PN PC MC OV DZ SH RA GR TS FC HZ BS BR
3/1/20175.373.8816620 / 21023 / 200
MCOVSH
3/2/20176.583.3897622 / 25027 / 250
PCMCHZ
3/3/2017079.2935023 / 25029 / 230
PNPCMCOVSHRABR
3/4/20178.860.6745028 / 32039 / 320
PNPCMCSH
3/5/20177.463.5784731 / 31046 / 340
PNPCMCSH
3/6/20179.559.8754729 / 36036 / 360
PNPCMCSH
3/7/20177.654.8754518 / 02026 / 010
PCMC
3/8/20179.165.3824613 / 26016 / 250
PCMC
3/9/20176.370.8865523 / 27028 / 270
PNMCOVSH
3/10/20174.980.9926729 / 21036 / 200
PNMCOVSHBR
3/11/20172.863.5895026 / 35035 / 260
PNPCMCOVSH
3/12/20172.263.7725119 / 31026 / 310
PNMCOVSH
3/13/20179.162.5725224 / 12027 / 120
PCMC
3/14/2017077.5906132 / 20041 / 200
PNMCOVSHHZ
3/15/20175.178.8916333 / 23044 / 230
PNPCMCOVSHHZ
3/16/20175.665.5765325 / 30030 / 310
PNPCMCOVSH
3/17/20179.659.9774722 / 30034 / 280
PNPCMCSH
3/18/201710.451.8724016 / 20020 / 200
PCMC
3/19/20176.767.3885032 / 23041 / 230
PNPCMCOVSH
3/20/20178.869.1915029 / 30040 / 300
PNPCMCOVSH
3/21/20174.159.8754827 / 30038 / 300
PCMCOVSH
3/22/20178.468805724 / 26033 / 240
PCMCOVSH
3/23/20175.758.8854525 / 02034 / 020
PCMCOVSH
3/24/20174.855664518 / 05030 / 070
PCMCOV
3/25/20175.356.7634611 / 15016 / 130
MCOV
3/26/20174.463.8735413 / 12017 / 080
MCOV
3/27/2017073.2776818 / 14022 / 140
MCOV
3/28/201710.578.3856815 / 13018 / 130
PNPCMCSH
3/29/201710.276866720 / 32027 / 320
PNPCMCOVSH