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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
451 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016


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...THE WILMINGTON NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         76    123 PM  94    1959  78     -2       78
                                      1901
  MINIMUM         65    838 AM  40    1981  56      9       49
                                      1939
  AVERAGE         71                        67      4       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            1.40          2.79 1964   0.12   1.28     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.57                      0.34   1.23     0.18
  SINCE MAR 1      6.31                      7.37  -1.06     5.77
  SINCE JAN 1     18.38                     14.75   3.63    15.09

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        1
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         6     -6       10
  SINCE MAR 1    300                       459   -159      414
  SINCE JUL 1   1787                      2388   -601     2597

 COOLING
  TODAY            6                         4      2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   24                        12     12        0
  SINCE MAR 1    167                        95     72       83
  SINCE JAN 1    170                       100     70       89
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           600 AM
 LOWEST     73           400 AM
 AVERAGE    83

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THE WILMINGTON NC CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   78        92      1913
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        42      1986
                                             1971
                                             1876


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   620 AM EDT   SUNSET   758 PM EDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   619 AM EDT   SUNSET   759 PM EDT


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




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