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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
956 AM EDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   10/06/1954
 LOW               19   10/27/1962
HIGHEST            92   10/09                         88
LOWEST             36   10/30                         39
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.1              72.7     3.4     75.3
AVG. MINIMUM     52.3              49.8     2.5     53.5
MEAN             64.2              61.2     3.0     64.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      2                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.23   1887
TOTALS           4.29              3.25    1.04     7.10
DAYS >= .01         8
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         4
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.54   10/28 TO 10/29
                        10/11 TO 10/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     128               168     -40       84
 SINCE 7/1        135               189     -54       84
COOLING TOTAL     111                52      59       73
 SINCE 1/1       1964              1720     244
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/230    DATE  10/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/160    DATE  10/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               11     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      3
HAZE                      1

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

&&

RECORDS

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
OCTOBER 11TH, 2017 WAS 89 DEGREES. THIS TIES THE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE
FOR THIS DATE SET IN 1912.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
OCTOBER 8TH, 2017 WAS 74 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF 71 DEGREES SET IN 1936.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
OCTOBER 9TH, 2017 WAS 74 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF 70 DEGREES SET IN 1959.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
OCTOBER 10TH, 2017 WAS 75 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF 68 DEGREES SET IN 1959.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
OCTOBER 11TH, 2017 WAS 73 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF 68 DEGREES SET IN 1990.

THE MEAN TEMPERATURE AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FOR OCTOBER
WAS THE 7TH WARMEST DATING BACK TO 1944.

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