Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
330 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1938 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   08/01/1999
 LOW               56   08/18/1979
HIGHEST            99   08/23        MM      MM       97  08/12
                        08/22
LOWEST             65   08/27        MM      MM       65  08/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.8              89.5     2.3     89.3
AVG. MINIMUM     74.3              72.3     2.0     73.4
MEAN             83.0              80.9     2.1     81.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     24              14.7     9.3       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        16.99   1974
 MINIMUM         0.73   1980
TOTALS           7.08              7.15   -0.07     3.95
DAYS >= .01         8              13.2    -5.2        9
DAYS >= .10         6               9.4    -3.4        6
DAYS >= .50         4               4.7    -0.7        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               2.1    -1.1        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.04   08/09 TO 08/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   0
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     568               493      75      515
 SINCE 1/1       2162              1805     357     1855
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/330
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/130


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE MONTH:

*AUG 10 - RECORD RAINFALL OF 4.02 INCHES
*AUG 22 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 79 DEGREES
*AUG 23 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 99 DEGREES
*AUG 23 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 80 DEGREES

5TH WARMEST AUGUST ON RECORD WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 83.0 DEGREES.

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