Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
726 AM EST TUE JAN 2 2018

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...THE WILMINGTON NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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              82   12/08/1998
                        12/07/1998
 LOW                0   12/25/1989
HIGHEST            75   12/19                         78  12/18
                        12/05
LOWEST             25   12/28                         23  12/16
                                                          12/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.2              59.3    -1.1     60.3
AVG. MINIMUM     39.1              37.8     1.3     39.1
MEAN             48.6              48.6     0.0     49.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9               9.6    -0.6        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.86   2009
 MINIMUM         0.15   1899
TOTALS           3.86              3.62    0.24     5.36
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.12    0.00     0.17
DAYS >= .01        11               9.4     1.6       13
DAYS >= .10         9               6.0     3.0       10
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.20   12/08 TO 12/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.3   1989
 24 HR TOTAL      9.6   12/23/1989 TO 12/23/1989
TOTALS              T               0.8    -0.8      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.8    -0.8      0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     500               515     -15      470
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5        3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/323
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/320    DATE  12/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/220    DATE  12/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      1
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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