Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
504 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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...THE WILMINGTON NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   02/28/1962
                        02/28/1899
 LOW                5   02/14/1899
HIGHEST            72   02/09                         78  02/21
LOWEST             13   02/20                         28  02/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.1              59.9    -7.8     59.2
AVG. MINIMUM     29.5              37.9    -8.4     37.5
MEAN             40.8              48.9    -8.1     48.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               0.0     2.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     22               7.6    14.4        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.22   1998
 MINIMUM         0.38   1930
TOTALS           4.34              3.62    0.72     2.69
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.13    0.03     0.10
DAYS >= .01        12               9.5     2.5       11
DAYS >= .10        10               6.3     3.7        8
DAYS >= .50         2               2.6    -0.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.39   02/25 TO 02/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           12.5   1973
 24 HR TOTAL     11.1   02/18/1896 TO 02/18/1896
TOTALS            0.3               0.3     0.0        T
SINCE 7/1         0.3               1.5    -1.2      1.0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               0.3     2.7        3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   02/24 TO 02/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     672               454     218      460
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3        2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/328
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/280    DATE  02/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/270    DATE  02/02

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          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      2
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

FIFTH COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD. LAST TIME IT WAS THIS COLD: 1978.

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