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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
926 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   08/01/1999
 LOW               59   08/29/1986
HIGHEST            90   08/21                         98  08/23
                        08/20
LOWEST             72   08/28                         70  08/27
                                                          08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.4              86.4     0.0     88.6
AVG. MINIMUM     76.2              76.1     0.1     76.5
MEAN             81.3              81.3     0.0     82.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               7.8    -5.8       11
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        16.71   1940
 MINIMUM         0.18   1954
TOTALS          12.45              6.71    5.74     3.58
DAYS >= .01        16              11.2     4.8       10
DAYS >= .10        13               8.1     4.9        6
DAYS >= .50         8               4.0     4.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        6               2.0     4.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.56   08/18 TO 08/18

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     513               504       9      551
 SINCE 1/1       2019              1825     194     1985
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    20/130
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/190



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

&&

NO RECORDS WERE ESTABLISHED AT DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON DURING THE MONTH.

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