Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
840 PM EDT SUN APR 2 2017

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH
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              90   03/21/2017
                        03/10/1974
                        03/18/1963
 LOW               15   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            90R  03/21                         88  03/16
LOWEST             24   03/16                         37  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.5              69.6     1.9     75.3
AVG. MINIMUM     46.7              46.7     0.0     53.3
MEAN             59.1              58.1     1.0     64.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.0     1.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               1.5     1.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.11   1983
                        1959
 MINIMUM         0.36   2004
TOTALS           1.02              3.71   -2.69     3.19
DAYS >= .01         8               7.9     0.1        7
DAYS >= .10         5               5.1    -0.1        4
DAYS >= .50         0               2.4    -2.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   03/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.5    -0.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     234               239      -5      108
 SINCE 7/1       1202              1875    -673     1285
COOLING TOTAL      59                27      32       96
 SINCE 1/1         94                34      60      104
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/340
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/240


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

-  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:

*MAR 1  - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 83 DEGREES
*MAR 1  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 65 DEGREES
*MAR 16 - RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 24 DEGREES
*MAR 17 - RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 28 DEGREES
*MAR 21 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 90 DEGREES
*MAR 28 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 88 DEGREES

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