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CLMRDU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1004 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   02/26/1977
 LOW               -2   02/14/1899
HIGHEST            72   02/08                         73
LOWEST              7   02/20                         23
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.0              55.2   -10.2     53.5
AVG. MINIMUM     24.6              33.8    -9.2     33.4
MEAN             34.8              44.5    -9.7     43.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5                                  1
DAYS MIN <= 32     24                                 14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.42   1989
TOTALS           2.91              3.23   -0.32     3.00
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         7
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.08   02/25 TO 02/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.2   5
                        0
                        -26215
 SNOW DEPTH        10   MM
TOTALS            7.9               1.9     6.0      3.7
SINCE 7/1         7.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       7
DAYS >= 1.0         3               0.6     2.4        1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     836               575     261      597
 SINCE 7/1       2897              2572     325     2701
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/270    DATE  02/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/290    DATE  02/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)    0
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      4
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

&&

FEBRUARY 15...A RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 29 DEGREES WAS
TIED AT THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS TIED THE
RECORD OF 29 DEGREES LAST SET IN 1943.

FEBRUARY 16...A RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 27 DEGREES WAS SET
AT THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 30 DEGREES SET IN 1943.

FEBRUARY 19...A RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 23 DEGREES WAS SET
AT THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 31 DEGREES SET IN 1903.

FEBRUARY 20...A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 7 DEGREES WAS SET AT THE
RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD
OF 13 DEGREES SET IN 1979.

FEBRUARY 20...A RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 26 DEGREES WAS SET
AT THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 32 DEGREES SET IN 1947.

THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 34.8 DEGREES TIES FEBRUARY 1934
FOR THE 4TH COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD.

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