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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
826 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 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              82   01/23/1937
 LOW               10   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            69   01/01                         72  01/04
LOWEST             29   01/19                         22  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.9              56.7    -0.8     58.9
AVG. MINIMUM     41.9              42.8    -0.9     42.9
MEAN             48.9              49.7    -0.8     50.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               3.9    -0.9        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.68   1895
 MINIMUM         0.19   1898
TOTALS           3.20              2.94    0.26     3.21
DAYS >= .01         6               9.0    -3.0       10
DAYS >= .10         5               5.6    -0.6        6
DAYS >= .50         3               2.0     1.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.6     1.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.17   01/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     494               473      21      433
 SINCE 7/1        689              1079    -390      974
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/060
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/050



-  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 DURING THE MONTH:

*JAN 23 - RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 38 DEGREES

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