Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1202 PM EST THU FEB 2 2017

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY
2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1938 TO 2017

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            81   01/02                         69  01/27
                                                          01/01
LOWEST             22   01/08                         23  01/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.1              59.0     8.1     58.2
AVG. MINIMUM     46.1              37.5     8.6     37.4
MEAN             56.6              48.3     8.3     47.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               9.7    -5.7        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.92   1993
 MINIMUM         0.35   2013
TOTALS           3.78              3.71    0.07     3.40
DAYS >= .01         6               9.6    -3.6        5
DAYS >= .10         4               6.2    -2.2        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.18   01/21 TO 01/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T                 T     0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.3    -0.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     265               521    -256      525
 SINCE 7/1        798              1259    -461      804
COOLING TOTAL      15                 2      13        0
 SINCE 1/1         15                 0      15        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/340
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/340


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      3

-  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:

*4TH WARMEST JANUARY ON RECORD
*JAN 2  - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 81 DEGREES
*JAN 3  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 63 DEGREES
*JAN 13 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 80 DEGREES
*JAN 15 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 79 DEGREES
*JAN 18 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 79 DEGREES
*JAN 20 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 79 DEGREES
*JAN 22 - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 1.99 INCHES

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