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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
747 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/23/1980
                        04/18/1896
 LOW               23   04/10/1985
                        04/09/1972
HIGHEST            88   04/19                         84
LOWEST             29   04/10                         33
                        04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.2              72.4    -0.2     72.5
AVG. MINIMUM     49.1              48.0     1.1     50.6
MEAN             60.6              60.2     0.4     61.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.95   1895
TOTALS           2.98              2.92    0.06     5.26
DAYS >= .01         7
DAYS >= .10         5
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.02   04/22 TO 04/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0   1915
                        5
                        0
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1         1.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     180               193     -13      148
 SINCE 7/1       2557              3189    -632     3464
COOLING TOTAL      57                49       8       52
 SINCE 1/1         95                61      34
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/230    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  04/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

&&

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE APRIL 1ST AT RALEIGH DURHAM INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 67 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 64 DEGREES SET
IN 1998.

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