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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1026 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   03/29/1907
 LOW               11   03/02/1980
                        03/06/1960
HIGHEST            79   03/11                         78
LOWEST             16   03/04                         23
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.9              63.4    -5.5     55.9
AVG. MINIMUM     34.0              39.9    -5.9     33.9
MEAN             46.0              51.6    -5.6     44.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     15                                 14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.78   1973
TOTALS           5.06              4.11    0.95     2.95
DAYS >= .01        12
DAYS >= .10         9
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.72   03/07 TO 03/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.8   1927

 SNOW DEPTH        11   1980
TOTALS            0.2               0.5    -0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1         5.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     583               424     159      615
 SINCE 7/1       3284              2996     288     3061
COOLING TOTAL       0                11     -11        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                12     -12
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/220    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/270    DATE  03/30

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      5
FOG                      16     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.

&&

MARCH 7TH: RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.72 INCHES WAS SET AT THE RALEIGH DURHAM
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 1.63 INCHES SET IN 1941.

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