Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1140 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...5TH WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT...

JUNE 2015 BREAKS THE RECORD FOR 5TH WARMEST JUNE AT THE CHARLESTON
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. AN EARLY SEASON HEAT WAVE PRODUCED 10
CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES OF 95 DEGREES OR HIGHER...
WHICH CONTRIBUTED TO A MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 82.3 DEGREES.
THIS IS 3.3 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL JUNE AVERAGE OF 79 DEGREES.

THE TOP 5 WARMEST JUNES AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...
1. 83.4 DEGREES...2010
2. 83.3 DEGREES...2011
3. 82.8 DEGREES...1998
4. 82.7 DEGREES...1981
5. 82.3 DEGREES...2015

AT THE SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...19 DAYS OF HIGHS 90 DEGREES
OR ABOVE OCCURRED...RESULTING IN A MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
81.6 DEGREES. THIS IS 1.8 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL JUNE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 79.8 DEGREES. IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...9 DAYS OF
HIGHS IN THE 90S OCCURRED. THIS LED TO A MONTHLY AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 81.6 DEGREES...WHICH IS 2.3 DEGREES ABOVE THE
NORMAL JUNE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 79.3 DEGREES. BOTH LOCATIONS
FELL SHORT OF BREAKING A TOP 5 WARMEST JUNE RECORD.

RECORDS DATE BACK TO 1938 AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
/CHS/...1871 AT THE SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT /SAV/...AND 1870
IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON /CXM/.

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