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CXUS52 KILM 021958  
CLMILM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
358 PM EDT FRI APR 02 2021  
   
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...THE WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2021...  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 94 03/23/1907  
LOW 9 03/04/1980  
HIGHEST 85 03/27 MM MM 88 03/28  
LOWEST 28 03/08 MM MM 29 03/01  
AVG. MAXIMUM 69.4 66.4 3.0 70.4  
AVG. MINIMUM 47.7 43.8 3.9 51.3  
MEAN 58.5 55.1 3.4 60.8  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MIN <= 32 2 3.1 -1.1 2  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.0 0.0 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 10.43 1936  
MINIMUM 0.26 1945  
TOTALS 2.62 4.21 -1.59 4.77  
DAILY AVG. 0.08 0.14 -0.06  
DAYS >= .01 11 10.0 1.0  
DAYS >= .10 6 6.2 -0.2  
DAYS >= .50 2 2.8 -0.8  
DAYS >= 1.00 1 1.3 -0.3  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 1.32 03/31 TO 03/31  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 6.6 1980  
24 HR TOTAL 5.2 03/02/1980 TO 03/02/1980  
TOTALS 0.0 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
SINCE 7/1 0.0 1.7 -1.7 MM  
DAYS >= TRACE 0 0.1 -0.1 0  
DAYS >= 1.0 0 0.1 -0.1 0  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 0 0 MM  
24 HR TOTAL MM 0.0 03/31 TO 03/31  
STORM TOTAL 0.0  
(MM/DD(HH))  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 239 323 -84 197  
SINCE 7/1 1917 2251 -334  
COOLING TOTAL 47 16 31 74  
SINCE 1/1 54 21 33  
 
FREEZE DATES  
RECORD  
EARLIEST 10/16/1876  
LATEST 04/21/1983  
EARLIEST 12/02  
LATEST 03/20    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.9  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 1/350  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 31/030 DATE 03/19  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 39/210 DATE 03/28  
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.41  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 66  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 4 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 4 RAIN 4  
LIGHT RAIN 15 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0  
LIGHT SNOW 0 SLEET 0  
FOG 15 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 0  
HAZE 3  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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