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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
907 AM EDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              94   03/29/1907
 LOW               11   03/02/1980
                        03/06/1960
HIGHEST            82   03/21                         86
LOWEST             23   03/17                         28
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.1              63.4     0.7     69.4
AVG. MINIMUM     39.9              39.9     0.0     47.3
MEAN             52.0              51.6     0.4     58.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12                                  2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.78   1983
TOTALS           3.13              4.11   -0.98     4.04
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.97   03/01 TO 03/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.8   1927
                        0
                        -26215
 SNOW DEPTH        11   03/03/1980
TOTALS            0.3               0.5    -0.2        T
SINCE 7/1         0.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     414               424     -10      234
 SINCE 7/1       2387              2996    -609     2377
COOLING TOTAL      18                11       7       38
 SINCE 1/1         26                12      14
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/230    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/230    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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