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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
859 AM EST TUE MAR 1 2016

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              81   02/26/1977
                        02/25/1930
 LOW               -5   02/10/1895
HIGHEST            72   02/29                         72
LOWEST             15   02/14                          6
                        02/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.9              52.5    -0.6     44.0
AVG. MINIMUM     33.1              32.4     0.7     23.8
MEAN             42.5              42.4     0.1     33.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2                                  5
DAYS MIN <= 32     16                                 23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.63   1899
TOTALS           4.23              2.96    1.27     2.64
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         8
DAYS >= .50         4
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.54   02/15 TO 02/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.3   1979
 SNOW DEPTH        13   02/01/1966
TOTALS            2.0               2.4    -0.4      9.6
SINCE 7/1         4.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       4
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.8     0.2        4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     647               632      15      864
 SINCE 7/1       2386              2874    -488     3085
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/190    DATE  02/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/240    DATE  02/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      0

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

&&

FEBRUARY 3RD: A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 52 DEGREES WAS
SET AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS TIED THE OLD
RECORD OF 52...LAST SET IN 1989.

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