Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
418 PM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1938 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              90   03/10/1974
                        03/18/1963
 LOW               15   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            88   03/16                         86  03/17
LOWEST             37   03/05                         30  03/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.3              69.6     5.7     70.6
AVG. MINIMUM     53.3              46.7     6.6     49.2
MEAN             64.3              58.1     6.2     59.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.5    -1.5        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.11   1983
                        1959
 MINIMUM         0.36   2004
TOTALS           3.19              3.71   -0.52     2.26
DAYS >= .01         7               7.9    -0.9       10
DAYS >= .10         4               5.1    -1.1        7
DAYS >= .50         2               2.4    -0.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.41   03/26 TO 03/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.5    -0.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     108               239    -131      183
 SINCE 7/1       1285              1875    -590     1920
COOLING TOTAL      96                27      69       33
 SINCE 1/1        104                34      70       37
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/170
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/160


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE MONTH:

*3RD WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD
*MAR 14 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 64 DEGREES
*MAR 16 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 88 DEGREES

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