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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
918 AM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              81   12/10/2007
 LOW                0   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            77   12/24                         74
LOWEST             26   12/19                         26
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.1              53.6    11.5     53.8
AVG. MINIMUM     47.1              33.3    13.8     35.6
MEAN             56.1              43.5    12.6     44.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4                                 12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.78   1907
TOTALS           6.07              3.07    3.00     4.97
DAYS >= .01        13
DAYS >= .10         8
DAYS >= .50         4
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.79   12/30 TO 12/30

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     295               670    -375      622
 SINCE 7/1        746              1251    -505     1286
COOLING TOTAL      27                 2      25        0
 SINCE 1/1       1913              1730     183
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/230    DATE  12/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/220    DATE  12/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      0

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

&&

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR DECEMBER 2015 AT RALEIGH-DURHAM
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 56.1 DEGREES. THIS IS THE WARMEST DECEMBER AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE ON RECORD. THE PREVIOUS WARMEST DECEMBER AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE WAS 53.4 SET IN 1889.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE DECEMBER 14 AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 75 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 74 SET IN 1918.

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DECEMBER 14 AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 62 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 61 SET IN 1901.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE DECEMBER 24 AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 77 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 75 SET IN 1931.

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DECEMBER 24 AT  RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 66 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 55 SET IN 1891.

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DECEMBER 25 AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 65 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 63 SET IN 1932.

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DECEMBER 26 AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 63 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 59 SET IN 1889.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE DECEMBER 27 AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 76 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 73 SET IN
1904.

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DECEMBER 27 AT  RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 64 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 58 SET IN
1949.

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE DECEMBER 30 AT  RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 63 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 53
DEGREES SET IN 1927.


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