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US March Temps Coldest in 11 Years
Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:58 PM CDT

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) -- U.S. temperatures in March were the coldest for the month in 11 years, a chilly turnabout from warmest-ever temperatures a year earlier, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday.

Temperatures averaged 40.8 degrees Fahrenheit in the month, which was also 0.9 degrees below the 20th Century norm. In March 2012, temperatures averaged 51.1 degrees, 8.6 degrees above normal.

NOAA said its measurement for energy demand related to temperature was 127% of normal levels in March and was the highest for the month since 1996.

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