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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1044 AM EST THU JAN 5 2017

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...THE CAPE HATTERAS NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   12/03/1991
 LOW                8   12/30/1880
HIGHEST            72   12/27                         76
                        12/01
LOWEST             29   12/16                         40
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.8              55.9     2.9     68.9
AVG. MINIMUM     45.1              42.7     2.4     56.8
MEAN             52.0              49.3     2.7     62.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               3.8    -0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.91   1948
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           5.01              4.27    0.74     4.97
DAYS >= .01        12              10.4     1.6       15
DAYS >= .10         8               6.5     1.5       11
DAYS >= .50         5               3.0     2.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               1.3    -1.3      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.10   -0.10     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               1.3    -1.3      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.10   -0.10     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     386               489    -103      123
 SINCE 7/1        658               807    -149      295
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/180    DATE  12/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/190    DATE  12/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      8

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

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