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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
747 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              95   04/28/1915
 LOW               21   04/04/1943
HIGHEST            87   04/19                         84
LOWEST             29   04/10                         32
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.8              70.2     1.6     70.8
AVG. MINIMUM     48.7              47.3     1.4     50.1
MEAN             60.3              58.8     1.5     60.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2                                  1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.05   1918
TOTALS           2.20              3.57   -1.37     2.50
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.06   04/27 TO 04/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2013
                        5
                        0
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         4.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     185               221     -36      162
 SINCE 7/1       2839              3546    -707     3675
COOLING TOTAL      51                33      18       35
 SINCE 1/1         77                38      39       37
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/300    DATE  04/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/300    DATE  04/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     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                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      5

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

&&

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE APRIL 1ST AT PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 63 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD HIGH MINIMUM OF
59 DEGREES SET IN 1998.

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