Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1253 PM EDT SUN APR 3 2016

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...THE COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   03/23/1907
 LOW                4   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            87   03/16        MM      MM
LOWEST             33   03/05        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.0              68.2     6.8
AVG. MINIMUM     49.8              43.0     6.8
MEAN             62.4              55.6     6.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               4.4    -4.4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.89   1973
 MINIMUM         0.56   1985
TOTALS           1.88              3.73   -1.85
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.12   -0.06
DAYS >= .01         8               8.6    -0.6
DAYS >= .10         5               5.9    -0.9
DAYS >= .50         1               2.6    -1.6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.1    -1.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.77   03/27 TO 03/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            4.1   1980
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1
SINCE 7/1           T               1.5    -1.5
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     147               310    -163
 SINCE 7/1       1710              2409    -699
COOLING TOTAL      73                18      55
 SINCE 1/1         77                22      55

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/15/1991
 LATEST       04/03/1964
EARLIEST                        11/05
LATEST                          03/22
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/215
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/280    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/280    DATE  03/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      6

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

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