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CLIMATE REPORT... CORRECTION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
420 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   02/26/1977
 LOW               -2   02/14/1899
HIGHEST            83   02/12                         73
LOWEST             26   02/10                         15
                        02/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.6              55.2    11.4     53.5
AVG. MINIMUM     39.9              33.8     6.1     34.1
MEAN             53.3              44.5     8.8     43.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  2
DAYS MIN <= 32      7                                 15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.73   1939
TOTALS           0.66              3.23   -2.57     4.68
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.34   02/15 TO 02/15
                        02/14 TO 02/15
                        02/15 TO 02/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.0   1948
 SNOW DEPTH        10   02/19/1979
TOTALS              T               1.9    -1.9      0.2
SINCE 7/1         0.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     327               575    -248      606
 SINCE 7/1       1973              2572    -599     2143
COOLING TOTAL       8                 1       7        0
 SINCE 1/1          8                 1       7
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/230    DATE  02/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/330    DATE  02/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)    0
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     53

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      1
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

&&

THE FEBRUARY MEAN TEMPERATURE OF 53.3 DEGREES IS THE WARMEST ON RECORD,
WHICH DATES TO 1887. THE OLD RECORD WAS 52.7 FROM 1890.

THE FEBRUARY PRECIPITATION OF 0.66 INCHES IS THE SECOND DRIEST ON RECORD.
THE DRIEST WAS 0.42 INCHES IN 1898.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 76 DEGREES ON THE 7TH TIES THE RECORD FOR THE
DATE. THIS RECORD DATES TO 2/7/1904.

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 83 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 12TH. THE OLD
RECORD WAS 75 FROM 1999.

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