Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
940 AM EDT WED MAY 1 2013

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/23/1980
                        04/18/1896
 LOW               23   04/10/1985
                        04/09/1972
HIGHEST            85   04/10                         86
LOWEST             35   04/22                         32
                        04/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.0              72.4    -1.4     71.4
AVG. MINIMUM     49.9              48.0     1.9     48.1
MEAN             60.5              60.2     0.3     59.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.10   1978
TOTALS           4.38              2.92    1.46     2.63
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         5
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.83   04/28 TO 04/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0   1915
TOTALS              TR              0.1    -0.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1         1.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     175               193     -18      192
 SINCE 7/1       3236              3189      47     2518
COOLING TOTAL      48                49      -1       41
 SINCE 1/1         50                61     -11
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/220    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/220    DATE  04/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      1

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

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