Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
356 AM EDT SAT APR 2 2016

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...THE WILMINGTON NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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              94   03/23/1907
 LOW                9   03/04/1980
HIGHEST            88   03/16                         84  03/17
                                                          03/11
LOWEST             34   03/05                         25  03/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.5              66.4     6.1     66.6
AVG. MINIMUM     50.4              43.8     6.6     44.1
MEAN             61.4              55.1     6.3     55.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               3.1    -3.1        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.43   1936
 MINIMUM         0.26   1945
TOTALS           2.83              4.21   -1.38     3.43
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.14   -0.05     0.11
DAYS >= .01        11              10.0     1.0       11
DAYS >= .10         5               6.2    -1.2        9
DAYS >= .50         3               2.8     0.2        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.08   03/03 TO 03/04           1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.6   1980
 24 HR TOTAL      5.2   03/02/1980 TO 03/02/1980
TOTALS            0.0               0.2    -0.2      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               1.7    -1.7      0.3
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     173               323    -150      313
COOLING TOTAL      72                16      56       20
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/229
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/220    DATE  03/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/220    DATE  03/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     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                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

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