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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1026 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   03/30/1907
 LOW                5   03/06/1960
HIGHEST            76   03/11                         77
LOWEST             13   03/04                         20
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.4              60.9    -4.5     54.7
AVG. MINIMUM     32.6              39.1    -6.5     33.4
MEAN             44.5              50.0    -5.5     44.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     18                                 14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.76   1975
TOTALS           4.36              3.73    0.63     2.85
DAYS >= .01        13
DAYS >= .10        10
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.79   03/07 TO 03/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.3   1960

 SNOW DEPTH        14   1960
TOTALS            4.7               0.8     3.9        T
SINCE 7/1        15.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       6
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.3     1.7        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     627               470     157      641
 SINCE 7/1       3604              3325     279     3345
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 5      -5        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/280    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/290    DATE  03/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      5
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      5

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

&&

MARCH 7TH: RECORD RAINFALL AMOUNT OF 1.79 INCHES WAS SET AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 1.20 INCHES SET IN 1930.

MARCH 7TH: RECORD SNOWFALL AMOUNT OF 3.0 INCHES WAS SET AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 0.4 INCHES SET IN 1947.

MARCH 17TH: RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERTURE OF 35 WAS SET AT THE PIEDMONT
TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 38 SET IN 2005.

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