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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 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              94   03/23/1907
 LOW               22   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            84   03/16                         84  03/17
                        03/15
LOWEST             45   03/03                         37  03/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.4              65.0     4.4     67.0
AVG. MINIMUM     57.8              51.6     6.2     51.1
MEAN             63.6              58.3     5.3     59.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.51   1944
 MINIMUM         0.33   1938
TOTALS           3.83              3.30    0.53     2.92
DAYS >= .01         5               7.8    -2.8        8
DAYS >= .10         5               4.9     0.1        7
DAYS >= .50         3               2.2     0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.97   03/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     102               226    -124      188
 SINCE 7/1       1159              1656    -497     1669
COOLING TOTAL      66                19      47       14
 SINCE 1/1         66                23      43       17
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/170
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/180



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

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RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE MONTH:

*MAR 11 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 64 DEGREES
*MAR 14 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 66 DEGREES
*MAR 15 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 65 DEGREES

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