Climatological Report (Monthly)
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000 CXUS52 KRAH 011512 CLMRDU CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC 1034 AM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018 ................................... ...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 .............................................................. 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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