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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
931 AM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE FAYETTEVILLE REGL AIRPORT NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1910 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              91   03/17/1945
 LOW               14   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            88   03/16                         86
LOWEST             30   03/03                         22
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.6              66.4     6.2     66.1
AVG. MINIMUM     48.6              42.2     6.4     42.6
MEAN             60.6              54.3     6.3     54.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1                                  4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.90   1983
TOTALS           1.01              3.55   -2.54     2.70
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   03/27 TO 03/27
                        03/26 TO 03/27
                        03/27 TO 03/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     190               344    -154      341
 SINCE 7/1       2003              2569    -566     2837
COOLING TOTAL      62                12      50       17
 SINCE 1/1         62                16      46       17
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/210    DATE  03/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/210    DATE  03/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      5

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

&&

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE MARCH 11 AT FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT
WAS 63 DEGREES.

THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE MARCH 14 AT FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT
WAS 63 DEGREES.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE MARCH 16 AT FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT WAS
88 DEGREES.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MARCH 2016 AT FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 60.6 DEGREES. THIS WAS THE 3RD WARMEST MARCH AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE ON RECORD.

THE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION FOR MARCH 2016 AT FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL
AIRPORT WAS 1.01 INCHES. THIS WAS THE 4TH DRIEST MARCH ON
RECORD.

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