Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
405 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY
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              87   02/16/1989
 LOW               12   02/12/1973
HIGHEST            81   02/25                         78  02/21
                        02/24
LOWEST             33   02/10                         26  02/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.0              62.8     9.2     63.3
AVG. MINIMUM     46.8              40.6     6.2     41.2
MEAN             59.4              51.7     7.7     52.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               4.7    -4.7        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.47   2013
 MINIMUM         0.33   1947
TOTALS           0.40              2.96   -2.56     4.89
DAYS >= .01         3               8.6    -5.6        9
DAYS >= .10         1               5.2    -4.2        8
DAYS >= .50         0               2.0    -2.0        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.31   02/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.2    -0.2
SINCE 7/1           T               0.5    -0.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     170               377    -207      373
 SINCE 7/1        968              1636    -668     1177
COOLING TOTAL      20                 5      15        8
 SINCE 1/1         35                 7      28        8
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/230
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/320


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                8     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      1
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:

*WARMEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD
*3RD DRIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD
*FEB  8 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 59 DEGREES
*FEB 12 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 79 DEGREES
*FEB 24 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 81 DEGREES
*FEB 25 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 81 DEGREES

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