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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
716 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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...THE CAPE HATTERAS NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              89   04/27/1990
                        04/23/1985
 LOW               26   04/10/1972
                        04/02/1964
HIGHEST            78   04/19                         75
LOWEST             40   04/05                         34
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.8              66.3     0.5     67.5
AVG. MINIMUM     53.2              52.6     0.6     52.7
MEAN             60.0              59.5     0.5     60.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
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         9.94   2003
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.31              3.64   -1.33     1.92
DAYS >= .01         7               8.8    -1.8        9
DAYS >= .10         5               5.5    -0.5        4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.6    -0.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1           T               1.7    -1.7      2.0
 LIQUID 7/1        MM              0.20      MM     0.20
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     169               191     -22      157
 SINCE 7/1       1679              2534    -855     2750
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/200    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/300    DATE  04/03

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          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

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

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

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