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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
948 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1903 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   08/18/1988
 LOW               45   08/30/1986
HIGHEST            92   08/28                         90
LOWEST             57   08/14                         56
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.2              86.3    -3.1     82.9
AVG. MINIMUM     66.5              68.0    -1.5     66.5
MEAN             74.9              77.1    -2.2     74.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      5                                  4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.53   1939
TOTALS           2.66              3.88   -1.22     5.65
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         5
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.77   07/31 TO 08/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        2
 SINCE 7/1          0                 1      -1        2
COOLING TOTAL     315               377     -62      310
 SINCE 1/1       1253              1262      -9     1159
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    18/060    DATE  08/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/320    DATE  08/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     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      3
HAZE                      7

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


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RECORDS:

AUGUST 1ST: A RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 68 DEGREES WAS SET
AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 72 DEGREES SET IN 2010.

AUGUST 8TH: A RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 74 DEGREES WAS TIED
AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS TIED THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 74 DEGREES SET IN 1936.

AUGUST 9TH: A RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 71 DEGREES WAS SET
AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 73 DEGREES SET IN 1970.

AUGUST 23RD: A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREES WAS
TIED AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS TIED THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 73 DEGREES SET IN 2007.

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