U.S. records its coldest March since 2002 - KMSP-TV

U.S. records its coldest March since 2002

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Meteorologist Cody Matz Meteorologist Cody Matz
MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) -

The theme of this winter truly is "misery has company" because we weren't the only ones dealing with sub average temperatures once again. The eastern U.S. was below average in the month of March recording its coldest first "spring" month in over a decade.

Minnesota had itself the 20th coldest March in the last 120 years. It was the 8th coldest regionally and also a fairly dry month coming in well below average in overall precipitation, which has kept spring flood season in control with only minor flooding reported in isolated locations.

This marks the 6th straight month where temperatures have finished below average. The trend looks to continue in April as this cold week could prove too much to bring temperatures back above average for the month as a whole. Check out the numbers below…

 

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