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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
615 PM EDT SUN SEP 4 2016

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...THE CAPE HATTERAS NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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              94   08/16/2016
                        08/23/1968
                        08/21/1968
 LOW               56   08/18/1979
HIGHEST            94R  08/16                         90
LOWEST             69   08/25                         65
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.4              84.1     4.3     84.6
AVG. MINIMUM     76.1              72.9     3.2     72.8
MEAN             82.2              78.5     3.7     78.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     10               0.6     9.4        1
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           5.64              6.93   -1.29     5.67
DAYS >= .01         9              11.2    -2.2       13
DAYS >= .10         5               8.1    -3.1        7
DAYS >= .50         4               3.9     0.1        4
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.1     0.9        1

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     542               418     124      433
 SINCE 1/1       1635              1306     329     1516
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/240    DATE  08/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/260    DATE  08/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     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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