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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
552 AM EST TUE JAN 2 2018

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...THE CAPE HATTERAS NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   12/03/1991
 LOW                8   12/30/1880
HIGHEST            70   12/05                         72
LOWEST             28   12/31                         29
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.2              55.9     0.3     58.8
AVG. MINIMUM     43.0              42.7     0.3     45.1
MEAN             49.6              49.3     0.3     52.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               3.8     0.2        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.91   1948
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           4.90              4.27    0.63     5.01
DAYS >= .01        12              10.4     1.6       12
DAYS >= .10         8               6.5     1.5        8
DAYS >= .50         4               3.0     1.0        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS              T               1.3    -1.3      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM              0.10      MM     0.00
SINCE 7/1           T               1.3    -1.3      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1        MM              0.10      MM     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     473               489     -16      386
 SINCE 7/1        719               807     -88      658
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/230    DATE  12/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/320    DATE  12/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  6
  0
  0
  0
  0
  0
HAZE                      1

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

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