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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
950 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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...THE CAPE HATTERAS NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   08/23/1968
                        08/21/1968
                        08/07/1968
 LOW               56   08/18/1979
HIGHEST            91   08/18                         91
LOWEST             67   08/15                         67
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.1              84.1     0.0     85.4
AVG. MINIMUM     73.1              72.9     0.2     74.4
MEAN             78.6              78.5     0.1     79.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.6     0.4        3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.10   1986
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS          10.05              6.93    3.12     3.78
DAYS >= .01        15              11.2     3.8       13
DAYS >= .10         9               8.1     0.9        8
DAYS >= .50         7               3.9     3.1        3
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.1     0.9        0

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     429               418      11      472
 SINCE 1/1       1376              1306      70     1544
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/310    DATE  08/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/310    DATE  08/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

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