Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
455 PM EDT TUE APR 4 2017

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...THE WILMINGTON NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2017

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   03/23/1907
 LOW                9   03/04/1980
HIGHEST            85   03/21                         88  03/16
LOWEST             25   03/17                         34  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.9              66.4    -0.5     72.5
AVG. MINIMUM     41.0              43.8    -2.8     50.4
MEAN             53.5              55.1    -1.6     61.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10               3.1     6.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.43   1936
 MINIMUM         0.26   1945
TOTALS           2.71              4.21   -1.50     2.83
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.14   -0.05     0.09
DAYS >= .01         9              10.0    -1.0       11
DAYS >= .10         3               6.2    -3.2        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.8    -0.8        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.26   03/13 TO 03/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.6   1980
 24 HR TOTAL      5.2   03/02/1980 TO 03/02/1980
TOTALS            1.1               0.2     0.9      0.0
SINCE 7/1         1.1               1.7    -0.6        T
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.1   03/12 TO 03/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     373               323      50      173
COOLING TOTAL      24                16       8       72
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/251
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/330    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/220    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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