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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
516 AM EST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 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             104   06/27/1952
 LOW                0   12/25/1989
HIGHEST            97   06/19        MM      MM       97  07/07
LOWEST             11   01/06        MM      MM       16  01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.7              74.1     0.6     75.8
AVG. MINIMUM     55.6              53.8     1.8     55.8
MEAN             65.1              64.0     1.1     65.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     52              40.2    11.8       41
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               0.5     1.5        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     38              34.8     3.2       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       102.40   2018
 MINIMUM        27.68   1909
TOTALS         102.40             57.61   44.79    62.64
DAILY AVG.       0.28              0.16    0.12
DAYS >= .01       144             134.6     9.4
DAYS >= .10       103              77.6    25.4
DAYS >= .50        45              34.7    10.3
DAYS >= 1.00       28              16.8    11.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    9.58   MM                          6.62

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.3   1989
 24 HR TOTAL     11.1   02/18/1896 TO 02/18/1896
TOTALS            3.8               1.7     2.1      1.1
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.8    -0.8        T
DAYS >= TRACE       4               1.0     3.0        3
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.5     0.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   01/04                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      3.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2371              2412     -41     1955
 SINCE 7/1         MM               884      MM
COOLING TOTAL    2517              2044     473     2355
 SINCE 1/1       2517              2042     475

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              7.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/237
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    66/330    DATE  09/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION   105/020    DATE  09/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          222
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             89
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         53

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             64     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               81     RAIN                      91
LIGHT RAIN              154     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      1
FOG                     166     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     26
HAZE                     27

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

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