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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
931 AM EDT WED MAY 1 2019

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...THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1903 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/28/1915
 LOW               21   04/04/1943
HIGHEST            84   04/30                         82
                        04/24
LOWEST             31   04/01                         31
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.6              70.2     2.4     68.6
AVG. MINIMUM     50.5              47.3     3.2     44.6
MEAN             61.5              58.8     2.7     56.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2                                  1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.05   1918
TOTALS           4.16              3.57    0.59     4.43
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         7
DAYS >= .50         4
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.31   04/12 TO 04/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2018
                        2013
                        5
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS              TR              0.0     0.0        T
SINCE 7/1        12.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     138               221     -83      258
 SINCE 7/1       3365              3546    -181     3562
COOLING TOTAL      40                33       7       11
 SINCE 1/1         46                38       8       21
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/290    DATE  04/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/290    DATE  04/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

&&

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT ON
APRIL 2, 2019 WAS 48 DEGREES. THIS TIED THE RECORD LOW MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE LAST SET IN 1992

A TRACE OF SNOW FELL AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT ON APRIL 2,
2019. THIS SET A NEW DAILY SNOWFALL RECORD FOR APRIL 2ND.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT ON APRIL 8,
2019 WAS 62 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 60 DEGREES, SET IN 2015.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT ON APRIL 13,
2019 WAS 68 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS HIGH MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 60 DEGREES, SET IN 2001.

A TRACE OF SNOW TIED THE SECOND SNOWIEST APRIL WITH MULTIPLE YEARS.

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