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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
440 AM EST WED JAN 25 2017

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

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             105   07/08/2012
                        06/30/2012
                        06/29/2012
 LOW               -9   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            99   08/26
LOWEST             15   02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.7              71.7     1.0
AVG. MINIMUM     52.0              50.0     2.0
MEAN             62.4              60.8     1.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     70              46.8    23.2
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               2.0     4.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     59              60.7    -1.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        64.22   1936
 MINIMUM        29.92   1933
TOTALS          51.25             43.34    7.91
DAYS >= .01       120             114.1     5.9
DAYS >= .10        76              72.7     3.3
DAYS >= .50        30              29.2     0.8
DAYS >= 1.00       15              10.4     4.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    6.47   10/07 TO 10/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.0   1899
TOTALS            1.4               6.1    -4.7
SINCE 7/1         0.0
DAYS >= TRACE      11
DAYS >= 1.0         1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   01/25
                        01/23
                        01/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2945              3246    -301
COOLING TOTAL    2101              1731     370
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/215
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/210    DATE  06/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/220    DATE  06/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)    0
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          101
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            153
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        112

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             56     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               35     RAIN                      53
LIGHT RAIN              130     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       3
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      2
FOG                     188     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     26
HAZE                     15

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

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THE MEAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 62.4 F DEGREES MADE 2016 THE 6TH
WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD. THE WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD IS 1990 WITH AN
MEAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES OF 62.8.


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