As recorded at Norfolk’s National Weather Service Cooperative Weather Observer Station, Norfolk 2SW, by the Great Mountain Forest Corporation.

Norfolk 2SW has recorded weather observations since January 1, 1932.

March 2006

High Temperature: 71° F on the 31st

Low temperature: 9° F on the 2nd

Average Temperature: 31.9° F (1.6° F above normal)

Total Precipitation: 1.00” (3.45” below normal)

Total Snowfall: 5.1” (13.6” below normal)

Worth Noting:

  • March 2006 went on record as having the 2nd least amount of precipitation for the month of March since records were kept here at this station. March of 1981 recorded .64”and is the record holder for least amount for the month of March. March 2006 was the 10th driest month of any month since records were kept here at this station. The Associated Press reported that in Connecticut this was the 3rd driest March in the last 100 years, with 1981 and 1915 being mentioned as drier months of March.
  • The 5” of snow on the 2nd and the small thunderstorm on the 13th provided almost all of the month’s precipitation.
  • For the months of January through March 2006 we are 1.15” below normal for precipitation and 14.8” below normal for snowfall.
  • For the Winter Season of 2005-2006 (October 2005 through March 2006) we are 9.9” below normal for snowfall.