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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1029 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   03/29/1907
 LOW               11   03/02/1980
                        03/06/1960
HIGHEST            82   03/17                         79
LOWEST             20   03/07                         16
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.7              63.4    -0.7     57.9
AVG. MINIMUM     39.8              39.9    -0.1     34.0
MEAN             51.3              51.6    -0.3     46.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6                                 15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.52   1954
TOTALS           3.28              4.11   -0.83     5.06
DAYS >= .01        12
DAYS >= .10         9
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.97   03/05 TO 03/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.8   1927
 SNOW DEPTH        11   1927
TOTALS            0.0               0.5    -0.5      0.2
SINCE 7/1         7.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     419               424      -5      583
 SINCE 7/1       3316              2996     320     3284
COOLING TOTAL       4                11      -7        0
 SINCE 1/1          4                12      -8
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/230    DATE  03/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/230    DATE  03/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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