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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
653 AM EST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   12/10/2007
 LOW                0   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            79   12/06                         76
LOWEST             23   12/25                         25
                        12/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.0              53.6     3.4     58.9
AVG. MINIMUM     36.0              33.3     2.7     39.7
MEAN             46.5              43.5     3.0     49.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     14                                  7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.65   1983
TOTALS           5.91              3.07    2.84     2.94
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         7
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.21   12/22 TO 12/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.8   1935

TOTALS            0.0               0.6    -0.6      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     580               670     -90      483
 SINCE 7/1       1232              1251     -19     1177
COOLING TOTAL      13                 2      11        3
 SINCE 1/1       1565              1730    -165
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/230    DATE  12/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/230    DATE  12/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      1
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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CLIMATE RECORDS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER:


DECEMBER 6TH: SET A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM OF 65 DEGREES. THE OLD RECORD WAS 64
DEGREES THAT OCCURRED IN 1912.

DECEMBER 21ST: SET A RECORD HIGH OF 74 DEGREES. THE OLD RECORD WAS 71 DEGREES THAT
OCCURRED IN 1967.

DECEMBER 22ND: SET A RECORD HIGH OF 78 DEGREES. THE OLD RECORD WAS 75 DEGREES THAT
OCCURRED IN 1967. ALSO SET A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM OF 64 DEGREES. THE OLD RECORD WAS 61
DEGREES THAT OCCURRED IN 2011.

DECEMBER 29TH: RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 1.94 INCHES. BROKE OLD RECORD OF 0.98 INCHES
SET IN 1942.


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