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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
653 AM EST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1903 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   12/11/2007
                        12/10/2007
                        12/07/1998
 LOW                    12/30/1917
HIGHEST            76   12/06                         73
LOWEST             20   12/25                         22
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.9              50.7     4.2     55.7
AVG. MINIMUM     34.2              32.0     2.2     37.9
MEAN             44.5              41.3     3.2     46.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     18                                  8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.44   1973
TOTALS           5.19              2.98    2.21     2.72
DAYS >= .01        12
DAYS >= .10         9
DAYS >= .50         4
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.68   12/22 TO 12/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            14.3  1930

TOTALS            0.0               0.8    -0.8      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     636               734     -98      555
 SINCE 7/1       1370              1414     -44     1334
COOLING TOTAL       8                 1       7        0
 SINCE 1/1       1389              1484     -95     1623
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/210    DATE  12/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/280    DATE  12/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      4

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

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CLIMATE RECORDS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER:

DECEMBER 6TH: TIED A RECORD HIGH OF 76 DEGREES THAT PREVIOUSLY OCCURRED IN 1998.
ALSO SET A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM OF 65 DEGREES. THE OLD RECORD WAS 60 DEGREES
THAT OCCURRED IN 2011.

DECEMBER 21ST: SET A RECORD HIGH OF 71 DEGREES. THE OLD RECORD WAS 66 DEGREES THAT
OCCURRED IN 1923.

DECEMBER 22: SET RECORD HIGH OF 73. BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 71 THAT OCCURRED IN
1923. ALSO TIED A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM OF 60 DEGREES THAT PREVIOUSLY OCCURRED IN 2011.


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