Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1152 AM EDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST
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             105   08/01/1999
 LOW               56   08/18/1979
HIGHEST            98   08/16                         97  08/21
LOWEST             66   08/01                         68  08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.3              89.5    -0.2     92.3
AVG. MINIMUM     73.9              72.3     1.6     75.2
MEAN             81.6              80.9     0.7     83.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     17              14.7     2.3       28
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        17.24   1940
 MINIMUM         0.73   1980
TOTALS           8.17              7.15    1.02     3.72
DAYS >= .01        16              13.2     2.8       12
DAYS >= .10        11               9.4     1.6        5
DAYS >= .50         7               4.7     2.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.1     0.9        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.80   08/03

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     519               493      26      589
 SINCE 1/1       2042              1805     237     2275
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/070
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/060


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             15     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

-  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:

*AUG 16 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 78 DEGREES
*AUG 17 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 80 DEGREES
*AUG 18 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 80 DEGREES
*AUG 20 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 78 DEGREES

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