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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
444 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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...THE CAPE HATTERAS NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   01/04/1972
 LOW                6   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            68   01/15                         70
                        01/10
LOWEST             24   01/19                         18
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.3              52.2     2.1     53.3
AVG. MINIMUM     38.8              38.7     0.1     39.3
MEAN             46.5              45.5     1.0     46.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.8     0.2        1
DAYS MIN <= 32      9               8.0     1.0        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.45   1991
 MINIMUM           MM   2006
TOTALS           4.87              5.24   -0.37     4.61
DAYS >= .01        11              10.6     0.4       10
DAYS >= .10         8               7.7     0.3        5
DAYS >= .50         4               3.4     0.6        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.6    -0.6        2

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS              T               0.3    -0.3        T
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM              0.00      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1           T               1.6    -1.6        T
 LIQUID 7/1        MM              0.20      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               0.4     1.6        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     566               606     -40      574
 SINCE 7/1        861              1413    -552     1437
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/170    DATE  01/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/170    DATE  01/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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