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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1903 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   12/11/2007
                        12/10/2007
                        12/07/1998
 LOW                    12/30/1917
HIGHEST            66   12/31                         72
                        12/02
LOWEST             20   12/11                         17
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.7              50.7     1.0     50.4
AVG. MINIMUM     34.1              32.0     2.1     32.1
MEAN             42.9              41.3     1.6     41.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  1
DAYS MIN <= 32     15                                 18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.05   1914
TOTALS           6.99              2.98    4.01     1.60
DAYS >= .01        14
DAYS >= .10        10
DAYS >= .50         4
DAYS >= 1.00        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.00   12/09 TO 12/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.3   1930
 SNOW DEPTH        14   12/17/1930
TOTALS           12.8               0.8    12.0      2.2
SINCE 7/1        12.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE       2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.4     0.6        1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     680               734     -54      730
 SINCE 7/1       1440              1414      26     1357
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1       1953              1484     469     1612
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/190    DATE  12/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/040    DATE  12/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      1
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                      1

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

&&

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.00 INCHES WAS SET AT PIEDMONT TRIAD
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON DECEMBER 9. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF
1.44 INCHES SET IN 1924.

A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 12.0 INCHES WAS SET AT PIEDMONT TRIAD
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON DECEMBER 9. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF
0.4 INCHES SET IN 2017.

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