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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
332 PM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             109   06/30/2012
                        06/29/2012
                        06/29/2012
 LOW               -2   02/14/1899
HIGHEST            98   08/17        75      23      104  07/08
                        08/16                             07/03
                        07/15
LOWEST             22   03/16        53     -31       20  01/19
                        01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.8              75.5     3.3     78.2
AVG. MINIMUM     55.8              52.4     3.4     55.5
MEAN             67.3              63.9     3.4     66.9
DAYS MAX >= 90    100              71.6    28.4      109
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              47.2   -16.2       41
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        70.53   1964
 MINIMUM        27.11   1933
TOTALS          47.44             44.59    2.85    39.55
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.12    0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01       107             106.7     0.3       94
DAYS >= .10        68              69.6    -1.6       58
DAYS >= .50        28              29.8    -1.8       25
DAYS >= 1.00       13              13.2    -0.2        9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.38   09/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.0   1973
 24 HR TOTAL     15.7   02/09/1973 TO 02/10/1973
 SNOW DEPTH        14   02/11/1973
TOTALS            0.1               1.5    -1.4        T
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.01              0.20   -0.19       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               1.0     1.0        3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   MM


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1743              2551    -808     2092
 SINCE 7/1        849              1010    -161      771
COOLING TOTAL    2684              2169     515     2889
 SINCE 1/1       2684              2170     514     2889

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/15/1991
 LATEST       04/03/1964
EARLIEST                        11/05
LATEST                          03/22
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/227
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/260    DATE  05/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    68/300    DATE  04/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          131
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            171
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         63

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               48     RAIN                      65
LIGHT RAIN              141     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                     150     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     19
HAZE                     56

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

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