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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
956 AM EDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   10/05/1954
 LOW               20   10/27/1962
HIGHEST            88   10/11                         88
LOWEST             35   10/30                         38
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.4              70.3     3.1     74.6
AVG. MINIMUM     51.7              48.8     2.9     52.8
MEAN             62.5              59.5     3.0     63.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.59   1990
TOTALS           3.03              3.13   -0.10     3.91
DAYS >= .01         7
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.76   10/23 TO 10/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     140               202     -62       89
 SINCE 7/1        162               233     -71       89
COOLING TOTAL      71                33      38       56
 SINCE 1/1       1611              1480     131     1962
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/150    DATE  10/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/160    DATE  10/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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RECORDS

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
OCTOBER 8TH, 2017 WAS 69 DEGREES. THIS TIED THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE SET IN 1936.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
OCTOBER 9TH, 2017 WAS 73 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES SET IN 1959.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
OCTOBER 10TH, 2017 WAS 71 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF 67 DEGREES SET IN 1913.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
OCTOBER 11TH, 2017 WAS 73 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF 66 DEGREES SET IN 1999.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
OCTOBER 12TH, 2017 WAS 64 DEGREES. THIS TIED THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE SET IN 2002.

PRECIPITATION AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
OCTOBER 23RD, 2017 WAS 1.76 INCHES. THIS BROKE THE RECORD PRECIPITATION
OF 1.74 INCHES SET IN 1983.

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