Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
211 AM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             105   08/01/1999
 LOW               56   08/18/1979
HIGHEST            97   08/21                         94  08/25
                                                          08/21
LOWEST             68   08/25                         69  08/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     92.3              89.5     2.8     89.3
AVG. MINIMUM     75.2              72.3     2.9     73.2
MEAN             83.8              80.9     2.9     81.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     28              14.7    13.3       15
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.24   1940
 MINIMUM         0.73   1980
TOTALS           3.72              7.15   -3.43    11.22
DAYS >= .01        12              13.2    -1.2       14
DAYS >= .10         5               9.4    -4.4       10
DAYS >= .50         2               4.7    -2.7        6
DAYS >= 1.00        2               2.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.42   08/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     589               493      96      512
 SINCE 1/1       2275              1805     470     2047
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/330
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/320


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

-  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 AUGUST ON RECORD
*5TH WARMEST MONTH OF ALL-TIME
*AUG 13  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 79 DEGREES

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