Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
924 AM EDT SUN JUN 1 2014

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              97   05/31/1953
 LOW               29   05/02/1963
HIGHEST            92   05/13                         87
LOWEST             45   05/19                         39
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.4              79.6     1.8     76.1
AVG. MINIMUM     58.3              56.5     1.8     56.3
MEAN             69.9              68.0     1.9     66.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      4                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.76   1974
TOTALS           4.02              3.27    0.75     4.52
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.56   05/15 TO 05/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      27                54     -27       84
 SINCE 7/1       3478              3243     235     3320
COOLING TOTAL     182               148      34      128
 SINCE 1/1        213               209       4
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/230    DATE  05/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/280    DATE  05/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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RECORDS

MAY 15TH: RECORD RAINFALL OF 3.38 INCHES...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD
OF 2.19 INCHES SET IN 1934.

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