Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
440 AM EST WED JAN 25 2017

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1903 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   07/27/1914
                        06/12/1914
                        06/12/1911
 LOW               -8   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            98   07/27
                        07/25
                        07/26
LOWEST             15   02/14
                        02/11
                        01/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.6              69.2     2.4
AVG. MINIMUM     51.3              49.1     2.2
MEAN             61.5              59.1     2.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     56              28.8    27.2
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               3.0     3.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     60              65.3    -5.3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        62.32   2003
 MINIMUM        27.74   1941
TOTALS          39.65             42.20   -2.55
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.12   -0.01
DAYS >= .01       110             110.6    -0.6
DAYS >= .10        62              71.9    -9.9
DAYS >= .50        29              28.9     0.1
DAYS >= 1.00       13              10.8     2.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.43   10/07 TO 10/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           32.5   1927
TOTALS            4.5               7.5    -3.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       9
DAYS >= 1.0         2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   01/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3163              3617    -454
COOLING TOTAL    1974              1485     489
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/274
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    52/240    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/240    DATE  08/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           92
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            154
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        119

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             39     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               48     RAIN                      57
LIGHT RAIN              133     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      2
FOG                     156     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     26
HAZE                     30

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

&&

THE MEAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 61.5 F DEGREES MADE 2016 THE 2ND WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD.
THE WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD IS 1921 WITH AN MEAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES OF 61.9.

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