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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
935 AM EDT Sat Oct 1 2016

...CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TIES RECORD FOR WARMEST
SEPTEMBER...

September 2016 ties the record for warmest September at the
Charleston International Airport (CHS). An average monthly
temperature of 79.8 degrees was observed, which is 3.8 degrees
above the normal September average of 76.0 degrees.

Top 5 Warmest Septembers at the Charleston International Airport
1. 79.8 degrees...2016*
   79.8 degrees...1980
3. 79.6 degrees...1973
4. 79.2 degrees...2005
   79.2 degrees...1990

Although the monthly mean temperature was above normal at our
other two climate sites, it was not enough to crack a top 5
warmest September record. September monthly mean temperature in
Downtown Charleston (CXM) was 79.2 degrees, which is 2.3 degrees
above normal. At the Savannah International Airport (SAV), the
September monthly mean temperature was 79.6 degrees. This was 2.7
degrees above the normal September average of 76.9 degrees.

Temperature records date back to 1938 at the Charleston
International Airport (CHS); 1874 at the Savannah International
Airport (SAV); and 1870 in Downtown Charleston (CXM).

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