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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 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              82   01/23/1937
 LOW               10   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            77   01/18                         69  01/01
LOWEST             27   01/08                         29  01/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.7              56.7     7.0     55.9
AVG. MINIMUM     49.4              42.8     6.6     41.9
MEAN             56.5              49.7     6.8     48.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               3.9    -1.9        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.68   1895
 MINIMUM         0.19   1898
TOTALS           3.37              2.94    0.43     3.20
DAYS >= .01         7               9.0    -2.0        6
DAYS >= .10         4               5.6    -1.6        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.88   01/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     261               473    -212      494
 SINCE 7/1        690              1079    -389      689
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/360
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    28/360



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

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RECORDS ESTABLISHED IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON DURING THE MONTH:

*JAN 3  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 62 DEGREES
*JAN 15 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 76 DEGREES
*JAN 22 - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 1.88 INCHES

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