Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
337 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1938 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              95   04/20/2002
 LOW               29   04/06/1944
HIGHEST            88   04/26                         87  04/28
                                                          04/27
                                                          04/04
LOWEST             47   04/05                         42  04/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.8              76.4     1.4     79.3
AVG. MINIMUM     58.8              53.3     5.5     56.9
MEAN             68.3              64.8     3.5     68.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.50   1958
 MINIMUM         0.01   1972
TOTALS           3.67              2.91    0.76     5.98
DAYS >= .01        12               7.7     4.3        8
DAYS >= .10         8               5.1     2.9        7
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.47   04/29

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      23                88     -65       38
 SINCE 7/1       1943              1963     -20     1875
COOLING TOTAL     127                84      43      139
 SINCE 1/1        164               118      46      158
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/190
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/190


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED THIS MONTH:

*APR 14 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES
*APR 29 - RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.47 INCHES

5TH WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD WITH MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 68.3
DEGREES.

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