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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1005 AM EDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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   04/28/1915
 LOW               21   04/04/1943
HIGHEST            86   04/29                         87
                        04/21
LOWEST             37   04/08                         29
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.9              70.2     3.7     71.8
AVG. MINIMUM     53.8              47.3     6.5     48.7
MEAN             63.8              58.8     5.0     60.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.05   1918
TOTALS           5.74              3.57    2.17     2.20
DAYS >= .01        12
DAYS >= .10         7
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.44   04/24 TO 04/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2013
                        5
                        0
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         8.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     116               221    -105      185
 SINCE 7/1       2722              3546    -824     2839
COOLING TOTAL      88                33      55       51
 SINCE 1/1        100                38      62       77
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/240    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/200    DATE  04/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     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      1
HAZE                      3

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

&&

A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 68 DEGREES WAS SET AT PIEDMONT
TRIAD INTL AIRPORT ON APRIL 30. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 64
DEGREES, SET IN 1970.

A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 72 DEGREES WAS SET AT PIEDMONT
TRIAD INTL AIRPORT ON APRIL 29. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 65
DEGREES, SET IN 1956.

A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 65 DEGREES WAS SET AT PIEDMONT
TRIAD INTL AIRPORT ON APRIL 28. THIS TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD, LAST
SET IN 1980.

A RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 2.44 INCHES WAS SET AT PIEDMONT TRIAD
INTL AIRPORT ON APRIL 24. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 1.65 INCHES,
SET IN 1987.

THE APRIL MEAN TEMPERATURE OF 63.8 DEGREES IS THE WARMEST ON RECORD.
THE OLD RECORD WAS 63.3 FROM 1967.

A MONTHLY HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 72 WAS SET ON APRIL 29. THE
OLD RECORD WAS 68.0 LAST MET ON APRIL 27, 2011.


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