Welcome to Bob's Central Carolina Weather page. This page
contains information and links pertaining to Meteorology and
amateur radio. My call sign is WX4MMM
and I monitor most Raleigh area 2 meter repeaters. My weather
observing station location is in Northwestern Wake County near
Highway 98 and Highway 50. I have been continuously
recording climatic data since September 1985, including
daily maximun/minimun temperatures, precipitation, barometric
pressure, dew point, wind direction and wind speed (Davis Weather
Monitor II). Weather data from this station is uploaded to several
web sites including the Citzens Weather Obervation Program ( station
WX4MMM, AP098) and Weather
I attended NC State and have a BS and MS in Meteorology and a member
of the American Meteorological Society (AMS), National
Weather Association (NWA), Atlantic Coast Observer Network (ACON), Raleigh
Amateur Radio Society (RARS), American
Radio Relay League (ARRL), Smith Chart Amateur Radio Society (K4OO), and Weather
Matrix. I am also an assistant emergency coordinator forCentral
Carolina Skywarn and a
CoCoRaHS observer for Wake Co (NC-WK-1) and Pender Co
A significant number of outdoor events ( festivals, sporting
events,weddings, etc) now obtain weather insurance polices.
The insurance companies usually require a
independent weather observer to verify the local weather
conditions which I am available to provide this service
July, like last month,
was wet and stormy with several severe weather
watches/warnings issued. In addition it was hot and very humid
with heat advisories issued by the NWS on at least 4 days. The
reached at least 90 degrees on 23 days.. The maximum temperature
was 96 degrees recorded on several days. Theyear to date
precipitation is now 8.40” above normal.
JULY 2016 DATA:
Max. Temp: 96 F , Min.
Temp: 65 F ,
Avg. Daily Temp: 80.8
degrees (+0.08 degrees above
normal) Precipitation: 5.53",
Peak Wind: 28 mph Max Snow/IP Depth: 0.
Days Max. Temp= > 90: 23 , Days Min
Temp <32 degrees= 0.
2016 EXTREMES: Max. Temp: 93 degs (June 12th) ; Min.
Temp: 13 F (Feb 20th)
Year To Date 90+ degree days 32
; Year to Date 32
degrees or lower: 44; Max. Peak Wind: 34 MPH ; Max 24 Precipitation: 2.95"
(July 16-17th ); Min
Sea Level Pressure: 997.1 mbs (Feb 24th) Year
to Date Precipitation: 35.22" (8.40" above normal)
STATION RECORDS ( Since September 1986
Max. Temp: 105
F 7/31/99 Min. Temp: -1 F 2/5/96 Max.
Precipitation: 23.2" 9/99 Min. Monthly Precipitation: Trace 10/2000 Max.
24 hour snowfall: 18" 1/24/-
1/25/2000 Peak Wnd: 51 MPH 3/26/2002