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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
749 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   12/11/2007
                        12/10/2007
                        12/07/1998
 LOW                    12/30/1917
HIGHEST            72   12/18                         75
LOWEST             18   12/16                         25
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.7              50.7     1.0     62.5
AVG. MINIMUM     33.6              32.0     1.6     44.4
MEAN             42.7              41.3     1.4     53.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12                                  5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.05   1914
TOTALS           1.70              2.98   -1.28     6.65
DAYS >= .01         8
DAYS >= .10         5
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.75   12/05 TO 12/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.3   1930
 SNOW DEPTH        14   12/17/1930
TOTALS            0.0               0.8    -0.8      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     685               734     -49      364
 SINCE 7/1       1135              1414    -279      878
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1       15
 SINCE 1/1       1974              1484     490     1781
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  12/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/300    DATE  12/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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