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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
743 AM EDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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             100   05/12/1916
                        05/27/1911
 LOW               32   05/08/1989
                        05/02/1963
HIGHEST            86   05/31                         87
                        05/26
                        05/25
LOWEST             43   05/16                         45
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.4              77.5    -1.1     81.0
AVG. MINIMUM     56.9              56.1     0.8     59.9
MEAN             66.6              66.8    -0.2     70.5
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           8.67              3.38    5.29     3.06
DAYS >= .01        13
DAYS >= .10         9
DAYS >= .50         7
DAYS >= 1.00        5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.74   05/02 TO 05/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      67                66       1       20
 SINCE 7/1       2906              3612    -706     3695
COOLING TOTAL     123               121       2      197
 SINCE 1/1        200               159      41      234
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/320    DATE  05/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/220    DATE  05/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               17     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      2
HAZE                      3

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

&&

A RECORD DAILY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 1.47 INCHES WAS SET AT THE
PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MAY 2. THIS BREAKS THE
OLD RECORD OF 1.27 SET IN 1939.

THE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION DURING MAY 2016 AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 8.67. THIS IS THE SECOND WETTEST MAY ON
RECORD.

$$



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