3.71

Average March rainfall, in inches

30

Number of hot chocolates sold at Coffeehouse Northwest on a typical rainy day

8

Brands of waterproof shoes available at Imelda’s & Louie’s Shoes on SE Hawthorne Boulevard

6

Kinds of defrizzing hair products sold at Bishops Barbershop

12

Styles of canine raincoats available at Hip Hound on NW Westover Road

4

Number of Seasonal Affective Disorder light-therapy methods available through Sunlan Lighting Inc (“The Light Bulb Lady”)

$400

Average cost of roof repair due to leaks, as estimated for 2009 by Northwest Roof Maintenance

$3.50

Price of Guinness Irish Stew during happy hour at the Leaky Roof on SW Jefferson Street

112

Days until summer

This article appeared in the March 2009 issue of Portland Monthly Magazine.

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