Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
818 AM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/07/1967
 LOW               28   04/19/1875
HIGHEST            85   04/19        MM      MM       88  04/21
LOWEST             37   04/08        MM      MM       37  04/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.0              74.2    -2.2     78.0
AVG. MINIMUM     48.9              51.6    -2.7     57.9
MEAN             60.5              62.9    -2.4     68.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.21   1961
 MINIMUM         0.16   1995
TOTALS           5.37              2.82    2.55     7.05
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.09    0.09
DAYS >= .01        10               8.5     1.5
DAYS >= .10         8               4.8     3.2
DAYS >= .50         3               1.5     1.5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.64   04/24 TO 04/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   1989
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/11/1989 TO 04/11/1989
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         3.8               1.7     2.1      1.1
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     166               130      36       44
 SINCE 7/1       2395              2382      13
COOLING TOTAL      39                67     -28      140
 SINCE 1/1         85                88      -3

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              9.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/209
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/260    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/240    DATE  04/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     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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