Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED TO ADD THE ALL-TIME JANUARY LOW TEMP RECORD...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
658 PM EST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84    01/31/1975
                         01/24/1974
 LOW               -1 ## 01/21/1985

HIGHEST            80    01/18       MM      MM
                         01/15
                         01/13
LOWEST             22    01/09       MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.5              56.0     8.5
AVG. MINIMUM     43.0              33.7     9.3
MEAN             53.7              44.8     8.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.4    -0.4
DAYS MIN <= 32      6              14.5    -8.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.03   1925
 MINIMUM         0.77   1935
TOTALS           7.04              3.58    3.46
DAILY AVG.       0.23              0.12    0.11
DAYS >= .01         8               9.9    -1.9
DAYS >= .10         8               6.5     1.5
DAYS >= .50         5               2.6     2.4
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.9     2.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.82   01/22 TO 01/22
                        01/22 TO 01/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.2   1936
TOTALS            0.1               0.8    -0.7
SINCE 7/1         0.1               0.9    -0.8
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.5     0.5
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     345               626    -281
 SINCE 7/1       1116              1636    -520
COOLING TOTAL       4                 1       3
 SINCE 1/1          4                 0       4

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              6.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/250
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/270    DATE  01/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/270    DATE  01/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      5

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

## INDICATES ADDED DATA

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