Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
500 PM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE NEW BERN NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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              83   12/16/1971
 LOW               -4   12/25/1989
HIGHEST            80   12/29                         76  12/28
                        12/25
LOWEST             28   12/20                         29  12/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.5              57.5    12.0     60.0
AVG. MINIMUM     50.0              36.1    13.9     39.3
MEAN             59.8              46.8    13.0     49.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1              11.7   -10.7        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.78   1973
 MINIMUM         0.30   1965
TOTALS           6.42              3.40    3.02     4.15
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.11    0.10     0.13
DAYS >= .01        14               9.8     4.2       12
DAYS >= .10        11               5.7     5.3        6
DAYS >= .50         6               2.2     3.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.0     1.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.29   12/06 TO 12/07
                        12/07 TO 12/07
                        12/07 TO 12/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/27/2010
                        12/26/2010
TOTALS            0.0               0.9    -0.9      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.10   -0.10     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.9    -0.9      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.10   -0.10     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     204               567    -363      472
 SINCE 7/1        487               994    -507      917
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/231
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/200    DATE  12/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/200    DATE  12/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
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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