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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
847 AM EDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1903 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   05/29/1941
 LOW               32   05/08/1989
                        05/02/1963
HIGHEST            89   05/20                         86
LOWEST             42   05/07                         43
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.6              77.5     0.1     76.4
AVG. MINIMUM     57.2              56.1     1.1     56.9
MEAN             67.4              66.8     0.6     66.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.88   1905
TOTALS           7.12              3.38    3.74     8.67
DAYS >= .01        17
DAYS >= .10        11
DAYS >= .50         4
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.26   05/23 TO 05/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      51                66     -15       67
 SINCE 7/1       2773              3612    -839     2906
COOLING TOTAL     134               121      13      123
 SINCE 1/1        234               159      75      200
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/330    DATE  05/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/330    DATE  05/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             11     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

&&

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.26 INCHES WAS SET AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON MAY 23RD. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 1.22
INCHES SET IN 1984.

THE MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 7.12 INCHES MAKES MAY 2017 THE 5TH
WETTEST MAY ON RECORD AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

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