Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
550 AM EST THU MAR 3 2016

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   02/26/1977
 LOW               -9   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            77   12/24
LOWEST             15   02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.6              53.2     2.4
AVG. MINIMUM     37.2              32.7     4.5
MEAN             46.4              42.9     3.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               1.9     3.1
DAYS MIN <= 32     39              46.0    -7.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.23   1984
 MINIMUM         4.23   1890
TOTALS          12.48R             9.80    2.68
DAYS >= .01        30              28.6     1.4
DAYS >= 1.00        4               2.4     1.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.79   12/30 TO 12/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.5   1893
TOTALS            1.4               5.4    -4.0
DAYS >= TRACE       8               2.9     5.1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.5    -0.5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   01/23
                        01/24
 24 HR TOTAL      1.2   01/22 TO 01/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1692              2011    -319
 SINCE 7/1       2143              2592    -449
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/230    DATE  02/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/230    DATE  02/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             28
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         38

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      14
LIGHT RAIN               34     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      2
FOG                      49     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     19
HAZE                      1

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

&&

THE MEAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 46.4 F TIED FOR THE 10TH WARMEST ON
RECORD.

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