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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1013 AM EDT THU OCT 1 2015

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             104   09/06/1954
 LOW               37   09/23/1983
                        09/26/1950
HIGHEST            94   09/02                         96
LOWEST             48   09/14                         54
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.8              82.1     0.7     79.9
AVG. MINIMUM     64.3              61.7     2.6     64.4
MEAN             73.6              71.9     1.7     72.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      5                                  6
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        21.79   1999
TOTALS           4.81              4.36    0.45     5.91
DAYS >= .01        12
DAYS >= .10         9
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.75   09/25 TO 09/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       2                20     -18       10
 SINCE 7/1          2                21     -19       10
COOLING TOTAL     263               227      36      234
 SINCE 1/1       1851              1668     183
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/230    DATE  09/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/240    DATE  09/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      4

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

&&

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
ON SEPTEMBER 28TH WAS 70 DEGREES. THIS TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD HIGH
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE SET IN 1999.

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
ON SEPTEMBER 29TH WAS 74 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD
HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 72 DEGREES SET IN 1934.

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.42 INCHES OCCURRED AT RALEIGH-DURHAM
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON SEPTEMBER 25TH. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD
OF 1.08 INCHES...SET IN 1989.

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