Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1044 AM EST THU JAN 5 2017

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...THE NEW BERN NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2016

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            81   12/18                         80  12/29
                                                          12/25
LOWEST             21   12/11                         28  12/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.5              57.5     0.0     69.5
AVG. MINIMUM     37.3              36.1     1.2     50.0
MEAN             47.4              46.8     0.6     59.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9              11.7    -2.7        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.78   1973
 MINIMUM         0.30   1965
TOTALS           3.50              3.40    0.10     6.42
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.11    0.00     0.21
DAYS >= .01        12               9.8     2.2       14
DAYS >= .10         8               5.7     2.3       11
DAYS >= .50         2               2.2    -0.2        6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.05   12/04 TO 12/05

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     538               567     -29      204
 SINCE 7/1        933               994     -61      487
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/330
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/030    DATE  12/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/020    DATE  12/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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