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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
948 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   08/21/2007
                        08/18/1988
                        00/00/2068
 LOW               46   08/30/1965
HIGHEST            92   08/28                         94
                        08/22
LOWEST             58   08/27                         55
                        08/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.6              88.4    -3.8     85.1
AVG. MINIMUM     67.1              68.6    -1.5     67.0
MEAN             75.9              78.5    -2.6     76.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      6                                  8
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.18   1986
TOTALS           6.87              4.26    2.61     4.88
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .10         7
DAYS >= .50         6
DAYS >= 1.00        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.61   08/11 TO 08/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 1      -1        0
COOLING TOTAL     345               419     -74      351
 SINCE 1/1       1358              1441     -83
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/300    DATE  08/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/320    DATE  08/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     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                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      8

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


&&

RECORDS:

AUGUST 2ND: A RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 70 DEGREES WAS SET
AT THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 71 DEGREES SET IN 1916.

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