Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1156 AM EST MON FEB 5 2018

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY
2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1938 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   01/16/1950
 LOW                6   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            78   01/23                         81  01/02
LOWEST             14   01/05                         22  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.4              59.0    -2.6     67.1
AVG. MINIMUM     34.1              37.5    -3.4     46.1
MEAN             45.3              48.3    -3.0     56.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     16               9.7     6.3        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.92   1993
 MINIMUM         0.35   2013
TOTALS           2.76              3.71   -0.95     3.78
DAYS >= .01         7               9.6    -2.6        6
DAYS >= .10         4               6.2    -2.2        4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.14   01/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            5.3R                T     5.3
SINCE 7/1         5.3               0.3     5.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     607               521      86      265
 SINCE 7/1       1310              1259      51      798
COOLING TOTAL       3                 2       1       15
 SINCE 1/1          3                 0       3       15
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/200
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/210


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      5

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

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DURING
THE MONTH:

*JAN 1 - RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 34 DEGREES
*JAN 2 - RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 19 DEGREES
*JAN 2 - RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 35 DEGREES
*JAN 3 - RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 5.3 INCHES
*JAN 3 - RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 31 DEGREES
*JAN 4 - RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 17 DEGREES
*JAN 4 - RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 37 DEGREES
*JAN 5 - RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 14 DEGREES
*JAN 6 - RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 34 DEGREES
*JAN 29 - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 0.83 INCHES

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