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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
904 AM EDT SAT SEP 2 2017

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2017

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   08/16/2016
                        08/23/1968
                        08/21/1968
 LOW               56   08/18/1979
HIGHEST            91   08/18                         94
LOWEST             62   08/02                         69
                        08/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.1              84.1     1.0     88.4
AVG. MINIMUM     73.6              72.9     0.7     76.1
MEAN             79.4              78.5     0.9     82.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               0.6     2.4       10
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.10   1986
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           8.98              6.93    2.05     5.64
DAYS >= .01        15              11.2     3.8        9
DAYS >= .10        10               8.1     1.9        5
DAYS >= .50         4               3.9     0.1        4
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.1     0.9        3

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     456               418      38      542
 SINCE 1/1       1761              1306     455     1635
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/220    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/220    DATE  08/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     83

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      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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