24 March in Weather History



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Station Data

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Average temperature
The average temperature on this day is 52.38 °F.
Maximum temperature
The maximum measured temperature on this day was 79.2 °F in 2016 at 20.34.
Minimum temperature
The minimum measured temperature on this day was 29.1 °F in 2018 at 04.51.
Average humidity
The average humidity on this day is 66.47 %.
Maximum humidity
The maximum measured humidity on this day was 95 %.
Minimum humidity
The minimum measured humidity on this day was 34 % in 2016 at 00.00.
Maximum pressure
The maximum measured pressure on this day was 30.55 inhg in 2017 at 02.29.
Minimum pressure
The minimum measured pressure on this day was 29.86 inhg in 2016 at 21.48.
Average wind speed
The average wind speed on this day is 1.11 mph.
Maximum wind speed
The maximum measured wind speed on this day was 10.1 mph in 2016 at 16.14.
Average wind gust
The average wind speed on this day is 2.38 mph.
Maximum wind gust
The maximum measured wind gust on this day was 19.9 mph in 2016 at 15.58.
Maximum precipitation
The maximum daily precipitation measured on this day was 0.34 in in 2016.


US Weather Events

US Weather Events

1912 107 yrs ago
Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a record. By late February of that year Kansas City had received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th)
1987 32 yrs ago
A winter-like storm in the central U.S. produced blizzard conditions from South Dakota to western Kansas. Snowfall totals ranged up to 24 inches at Neligh NE, with 19 inches at Winner SD. Winds gusting to 60 mph created twelve foot snow drifts in Nebraska stranding thousands on the highways. (Storm Data)
1988 31 yrs ago
Thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced severe weather from Minnesota to northeastern Texas. The thunderstorms spawned ten tornadoes, including one which injured five persons near Raymondville MO. (The National Weather Summary)
1989 30 yrs ago
Low pressure off the coast of Virginia brought heavy rain to the Middle Atlantic Coast States, and heavy snow to the Northern Appalachians. Cape Hatteras NC was soaked with 5.20 inches of rain in 24 hours, and snowfall totals in Vermont ranged up to 12 inches. Winds gusted to 52 mph at New York City. (Storm Data)
1990 29 yrs ago
The storm system which produced heavy snow in the Lower Missouri Valley the previous day, spread heavy snow across parts of the Upper Ohio Valley and the Middle Atlantic Coast Region. Snowfall totals of 2.2 inches at Philadelphia PA and 2.4 inches at Atlantic City NJ were records for the date. Up to six inches of snow blanketed southern Ohio. In the Middle Atlantic Coast Region, snow coated the blossoms of cherry trees which had bloomed in 80 degree weather the previous week. (Storm Data)
Data source: http://www.weatherforyou.com/


World Records

World Records

2015 4 yrs ago
Highest ever recorded temperature in Antarctica: 17.5 C (63.5 F), Hope Bay, Triniti Peninsula


F5 tornadoes

F5 tornadoes


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Deadly earthquakes

Deadly earthquakes

1923-03-24 12.40 UTC 96 yrs ago
China (map) , 25 km deep Magnitude: 7.2
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)450
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Emergency Events Database)5000

2001-03-24 06.27 UTC 18 yrs ago
Japan (map) , 42 km deep Magnitude: 6.8
Deaths resulting from earthquake shaking2
Total fatalities resulting from earthquake shaking and secondary effects2
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)2
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Emergency Events Database)2

2011-03-24 20.25 UTC 8 yrs ago
Burma (map) Magnitude: 6.8
Improved fatality estimates from official reports and detailed scholarly studies150+



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