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CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC

736 AM EST TUE JAN 2 2018

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...THE WILMINGTON NC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

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   07/07                         98  07/27
LOWEST             16   01/09                         21  02/14
                                                          01/20
                                                          01/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.8              74.1     1.7     75.0
AVG. MINIMUM     55.8              53.8     2.0     55.3
MEAN             65.8              64.0     1.8     65.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     41              40.2     0.8       62
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.5     0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              34.8    -3.8       39
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        83.65   1877
 MINIMUM        27.68   1909
TOTALS          62.64             57.61    5.03    71.64
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.16    0.01     0.19
DAYS >= .01       121             134.6   -13.6      132
DAYS >= .10        76              77.6    -1.6       84
DAYS >= .50        37              34.7     2.3       43
DAYS >= 1.00       20              16.8     3.2       25
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    6.62   MM                          7.82

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.3   1989
 24 HR TOTAL     11.1   02/18/1896 TO 02/18/1896
TOTALS            1.1               1.7    -0.6        T
SINCE 7/1           T               0.8    -0.8      0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               1.0     2.0        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.5     0.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.1   03/12 TO 03/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1955              2412    -457     2229
COOLING TOTAL    2355              2044     311     2397

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              7.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/243
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/240    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/250    DATE  04/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          222
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            100
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         43

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             74     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               67     RAIN                      73
LIGHT RAIN              135     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                     176     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     29
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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