Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
749 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   12/10/2007
 LOW                0   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            75   12/18                         77
LOWEST             19   12/16                         26
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.3              53.6     0.7     65.1
AVG. MINIMUM     34.8              33.3     1.5     47.1
MEAN             44.5              43.5     1.0     56.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11                                  4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.78   1907
TOTALS           2.19              3.07   -0.88     6.07
DAYS >= .01        12
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.70   12/04 TO 12/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.3   2010
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/27/2010
TOTALS            0.0               0.6    -0.6      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     627               670     -43      295
 SINCE 7/1       1082              1251    -169      746
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2       27
 SINCE 1/1       2101              1730     371
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/240    DATE  12/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  12/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
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.

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