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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
337 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              94   04/23/1980
 LOW               36   04/07/1982
                        04/13/1940
                        04/06/1920
HIGHEST            88   04/26                         84  04/23
LOWEST             53   04/05                         43  04/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.0              72.0     3.0     73.4
AVG. MINIMUM     61.6              58.8     2.8     59.6
MEAN             68.3              65.4     2.9     66.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
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         7.40   1920
 MINIMUM            T   1972
TOTALS           3.81              2.53    1.28     6.33
DAYS >= .01        12               6.9     5.1        8
DAYS >= .10         9               4.5     4.5        6
DAYS >= .50         2               1.7     0.3        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.24   04/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      18                70     -52       47
 SINCE 7/1       1687              1726     -39     1732
COOLING TOTAL     126                82      44      100
 SINCE 1/1        143               105      38      101
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    20/200
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    29/200



-  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 DURING THE MONTH:

*APR 9  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 68 DEGREES
*APR 10 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 68 DEGREES

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