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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1034 AM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/23/1980
                        04/18/1896
 LOW               23   04/10/1985
                        04/09/1972
HIGHEST            82   04/18                         89
                        04/15
LOWEST             32   04/08                         34
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.2              72.4    -2.2     77.5
AVG. MINIMUM     44.1              48.0    -3.9     55.4
MEAN             57.2              60.2    -3.0     66.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.66   2017
TOTALS           5.35              2.92    2.43     8.66
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         3
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.31   04/15 TO 04/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0   1915
                        5
                        0
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
TOTALS              T               0.1    -0.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1         8.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     242               193      49       74
 SINCE 7/1       3343              3189     154     2461
COOLING TOTAL      14                49     -35      126
 SINCE 1/1         39                61     -22
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/220    DATE  04/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/210    DATE  04/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       10
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      2
FOG                       7     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.

&&

THE TOTAL SNOWFALL OF A TRACE ON APRIL 7TH AT RALEIGH-DURHAM
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TIED THE OLD DAILY RECORD FOR THAT DATE OF
A TRACE, LAST SET IN 2007.

THE TOTAL SNOWFALL OF A TRACE ON APRIL 8TH AT RALEIGH-DURHAM
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS THE FIRST TIME ANY SNOW FELL ON THIS DATE.

THE TOTAL RAINFALL OF 3.31 INCHES ON APRIL 15TH AT RALEIGH-DURHAM
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BROKE THE OLD DAILY RECORD FOR THAT DATE OF 2.22
INCHES, SET IN 1983.

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