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000 CXUS52 KRAH 011335 CLMGSO CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC 931 AM EDT FRI APR 1 2016 ................................... ...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016... CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010 CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1903 TO 2016 WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR`S VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE NORMAL ............................................................. TEMPERATURE (F) RECORD HIGH 93 03/30/1907 LOW 5 03/06/1960 HIGHEST 86 03/16 82 LOWEST 28 03/05 20 03/03 AVG. MAXIMUM 68.0 60.9 7.1 62.2 AVG. MINIMUM 45.9 39.1 6.8 39.8 MEAN 57.0 50.0 7.0 51.0 DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0 DAYS MAX <= 32 0 0 DAYS MIN <= 32 3 7 DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0 PRECIPITATION (INCHES) RECORD MAXIMUM 8.76 1975 TOTALS 1.96 3.73 -1.77 2.72 DAYS >= .01 11 DAYS >= .10 2 DAYS >= .50 1 DAYS >= 1.00 1 GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL 1.26 03/27 TO 03/28 SNOWFALL (INCHES) RECORDS TOTAL 21.3 1960 0 -26215 SNOW DEPTH 14 03/10/1960 TOTALS 0.0 0.8 -0.8 T SINCE 7/1 4.5 SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 DAYS >= TRACE 0 DAYS >= 1.0 0 0.3 -0.3 0 DEGREE_DAYS HEATING TOTAL 268 470 -202 428 SINCE 7/1 2654 3325 -671 3513 COOLING TOTAL 26 5 21 2 SINCE 1/1 26 5 21 2 .............................................................. WIND (MPH) AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.3 HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 31/270 DATE 03/02 HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 40/290 DATE 03/02 SKY COVER POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.60 NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 6 NUMBER OF DAYS PC 13 NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 12 AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 60 WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 0 HEAVY RAIN 2 RAIN 7 LIGHT RAIN 13 FREEZING RAIN 0 LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0 HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0 LIGHT SNOW 0 SLEET 0 FOG 15 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 4 HAZE 5 - INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS. R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED. MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING. T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT. && THE HIGH TEMPERATURE MARCH 10 AT PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 78 DEGREES. THIS TIED THE RECORD HIGH LAST SET IN 2000. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE MARCH 10 AT PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 58 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 57 DEGREES SET IN 2006. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE MARCH 11 AT PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 62 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 58 DEGREES SET IN 2000. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE MARCH 12 AT PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 59 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 58 DEGREES SET IN 1955. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE MARCH 13 AT PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 61 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 59 DEGREES SET IN 2006. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE MARCH 16 AT PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 86 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 85 DEGREES SET IN 1945. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MARCH 2016 AT PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 57.0 DEGREES. THIS WAS THE 5TH WARMEST MARCH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE ON RECORD. $$

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