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The cold stats about March

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March will go down in the history books as a cold month with temperatures about 5 degrees below average. The average temperature for the month has been about 33 degrees. March 2012 was about 18 degrees warmer on average compared to this year.

Overall it has been a dry month. Only 1.4" of snowfall was recorded at the Toledo airport with much higher totals south and east of the metro area. March 2013 may end up in the top 10 list for the driest March on record. At this point 0.73" of precipitation has fallen but rain is in the forecast for Easter Sunday. The warmest temperature of the month was 65 degrees. The coldest temperature was 15 degrees. The windiest day arrived on March 11th with a 44 mph wind gust. 7 sunny days ended an unusually long and cloudy stretch from late January into early March.

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