Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
211 AM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE SAVANNAH GA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   08/05/1954
 LOW               57   08/29/1986
HIGHEST            98   08/22                         95  08/21
                        08/20                             08/12
                                                          08/05
LOWEST             68   08/25                         71  08/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     93.7              90.6     3.1     90.0
AVG. MINIMUM     74.9              72.4     2.5     73.5
MEAN             84.3              81.5     2.8     81.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     29              18.1    10.9       18
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        22.79   1898
 MINIMUM         1.02   1980
TOTALS           3.53              6.56   -3.03     7.84
DAYS >= .01        10              13.5    -3.5       16
DAYS >= .10         7               8.8    -1.8       12
DAYS >= .50         2               4.4    -2.4        8
DAYS >= 1.00        1               2.0    -1.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.52   08/03 TO 08/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0
COOLING TOTAL     605               512      93      527
 SINCE 1/1       2310              1907     403
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/160
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/150


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             11     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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RECORDS ESTABLISHED AT THE SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT THIS MONTH:

*4TH WARMEST AUGUST ON RECORD
*LONGEST STRETCH OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WHERE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS
GREATER THAN 90 F - 69 DAYS (ENDED 8/29/16)
*AUG 23 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 78 DEGREES

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