Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
421 PM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE WILMINGTON NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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             104   06/27/1952
 LOW                0   12/25/1989
HIGHEST            98   07/27                        100  06/16
LOWEST             21   02/14                         13  02/20
                        01/20
                        01/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.0              74.1     0.9     75.0
AVG. MINIMUM     55.3              53.8     1.5     55.7
MEAN             65.2              64.0     1.2     65.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     62              40.2    21.8       48
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     39              34.8     4.2       42
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        83.65   1877
 MINIMUM        27.68   1909
TOTALS          71.64             57.61   14.03    73.47
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.16    0.03     0.20
DAYS >= .01       132             134.6    -2.6      142
DAYS >= .10        84              77.6     6.4       98
DAYS >= .50        43              34.7     8.3       46
DAYS >= 1.00       25              16.8     8.2       22
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    7.82   MM                          6.49

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.3   1989
 24 HR TOTAL     11.1   02/18/1896 TO 02/18/1896
TOTALS              T               1.7    -1.7      0.3
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.8    -0.8      0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               1.0     1.0        3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2229              2412    -183     2087
COOLING TOTAL    2397              2044     353     2349

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/16/1876
 LATEST       04/21/1983
EARLIEST                        11/18
LATEST                          03/20
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/278
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/350    DATE  10/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/350    DATE  10/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          242
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             87
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         35

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             82     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               78     RAIN                      89
LIGHT RAIN              143     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                     168     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     18
HAZE                     23

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

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