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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
751 AM EDT TUE NOV 1 2016

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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              98   10/06/1954
 LOW               19   10/27/1962
HIGHEST            88   10/19                         83
LOWEST             39   10/26                         32
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.3              72.7     2.6     71.0
AVG. MINIMUM     53.5              49.8     3.7     49.8
MEAN             64.4              61.2     3.2     60.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.23   1887
TOTALS           7.10              3.25    3.85     5.06
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    6.47   10/08 TO 10/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      84               168     -84      159
 SINCE 7/1         84               189    -105      161
COOLING TOTAL      73                52      21       24
 SINCE 1/1       2090              1720     370
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/040    DATE  10/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/040    DATE  10/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

&&

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 6.45 INCHES WAS SET AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL
AIRPORT ON OCTOBER 8TH. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 2.54 INCHES SET
IN 1996. THIS ALSO BROKE THE ALL-TIME DAILY RECORD RAINFALL OF 5.96
INCHES SET ON OCTOBER 1ST OF 1929.

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 88 DEGREES WAS SET AT RALEIGH-DURHAM
INTL AIRPORT ON OCTOBER 19TH. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 87 SET IN
1941.

$$






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