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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
912 AM EST TUE JAN 19 2016

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...THE COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             109   06/30/2012
                        06/29/2012
                        06/29/2012
 LOW               -2   02/14/1899
HIGHEST           103   07/21        75      28      101  07/28
LOWEST             12   02/20        53     -41       11  01/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.3              75.5     1.8     74.2
AVG. MINIMUM     55.6              52.4     3.2     51.3
MEAN             66.5              63.9     2.6     62.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     99              71.6    27.4       76
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     33              47.2   -14.2       52
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        70.53   1964
 MINIMUM        27.11   1933
TOTALS          63.58             44.59   18.99    40.80
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.12    0.05     0.12
DAYS >= .01       112             106.7     5.3      100
DAYS >= .10        75              69.6     5.4       58
DAYS >= .50        38              29.8     8.2       26
DAYS >= 1.00       20              13.2     6.8       15
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    8.74   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.0   1973
 24 HR TOTAL     15.7   02/09/1973 TO 02/10/1973
 SNOW DEPTH        14   02/11/1973
TOTALS              T               1.5    -1.5      4.2
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM              0.20      MM     0.42
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.1    -0.1        T
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               1.0     2.0        6
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             2  02/13
                                                          02/12
                                                          01/29
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1970              2551    -581     2651
 SINCE 7/1        470              1010    -540       MM
COOLING TOTAL    2661              2169     492     2015
 SINCE 1/1       2661              2170     491     2015

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              5.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   0/249
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/260    DATE  06/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/260    DATE  06/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          106
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            168
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         91

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               48     RAIN                      70
LIGHT RAIN              159     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      3
FOG                     171     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     26
HAZE                     88

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

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