Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1156 AM EST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2018

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            75   01/11        MM      MM
LOWEST             14   01/05        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.5              56.0    -0.5
AVG. MINIMUM     30.5              33.7    -3.2
MEAN             43.0              44.8    -1.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.4    -0.4
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              14.5     6.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.03   1925
 MINIMUM         0.77   1935
TOTALS           2.42              3.58   -1.16
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.12   -0.04
DAYS >= .01         7               9.9    -2.9
DAYS >= .10         5               6.5    -1.5
DAYS >= .50         1               2.6    -1.6
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.41   01/28 TO 01/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.2   1936
TOTALS              T               0.8    -0.8
SINCE 7/1           T               0.9    -0.9
DAYS >= TRACE       2               0.5     1.5
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     678               626      52
 SINCE 7/1       1527              1636    -109
COOLING TOTAL       2                 1       1
 SINCE 1/1          2                 0       2

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              5.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/335
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/280    DATE  01/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/230    DATE  01/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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