Remember when “drought was the new normal”?
According to the NOAA the first two months of spring were 0.15″ above the 1901-2000 average. In other words … Normal!
Most of the country is normal. Northwest and southeast are wetter. Middle south is drier.
According to the NOAA March 2014 was 43rd coldest out of 120 March’s.
That is the 2nd March in a row colder than the 1901-2000 average.
This is a partial list of the March’s warmer than 2014: 1898,1900,1901,1902,1903,1904,1905,1907,1908,1910,1911,1914,1916,1918,1919,1921,1925,1927,1928,1929,1933,1934,1935,1936,1938,1939 …