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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
947 AM EST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1903 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              79   01/14/1911
 LOW               -8   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            69   01/12                         74
LOWEST              6   01/18                          6
                        01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.1              48.3    -2.2     52.5
AVG. MINIMUM     24.0              29.5    -5.5     35.2
MEAN             35.1              38.9    -3.8     43.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8                                  3
DAYS MIN <= 32     24                                 11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.24   1937
TOTALS           3.65              3.06    0.59     5.12
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.24   01/12 TO 01/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.9   1966
                        0
                        0
 SNOW DEPTH        15   01/30/1966
TOTALS            7.5               3.4     4.1      8.0
SINCE 7/1         9.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.8     0.2        2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     919               809     110      648
 SINCE 7/1       2276              2223      53     1783
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/230    DATE  01/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/250    DATE  01/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      4

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

&&

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
JANUARY 6TH WAS 26 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD LOW MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF 27 DEGREES FROM 1988.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
JANUARY 12TH WAS 54 DEGREES. THIS TIED THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR THAT DATE, LAST SET IN 1907.

THE TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 7 INCHES ON JANUARY 17TH AT PIEDMONT TRIAD
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BROKE THE OLD DAILY RECORD FOR THAT DATE OF 3
INCHES, SET IN 2013.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONG TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON
JANUARY 18TH WAS 6 DEGREES. THIS TIED THE RECORD LOW FOR THAT DATE,
LAST SET IN 1994.

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