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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
242 PM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   12/10/2007
 LOW                0   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            74   12/01                         79
LOWEST             26   12/31                         23
                        12/12
                        12/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.8              53.6     0.2     57.0
AVG. MINIMUM     35.6              33.3     2.3     36.0
MEAN             44.7              43.5     1.2     46.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12                                 14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.78   1907
TOTALS           4.97              3.07    1.90     5.91
DAYS >= .01        12
DAYS >= .10         8
DAYS >= .50         4
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.60   12/23 TO 12/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.8   1935
 SNOW DEPTH         9   12/11/1958
TOTALS              T               0.6    -0.6      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     622               670     -48      580
 SINCE 7/1       1286              1251      35     1232
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2       13
 SINCE 1/1       1657              1730     -73
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/040    DATE  12/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/040    DATE  12/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      2

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

&&

DECEMBER 24TH: A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.71 INCHES WAS SET AT THE
RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD
OF 1.21 INCHES SET IN 1986.

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