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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
830 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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   04/23/1980
 LOW               36   04/07/1982
                        04/13/1940
                        04/06/1920
HIGHEST            84   04/29                         88  04/26
LOWEST             45   04/10                         53  04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.0              72.0     0.0     75.0
AVG. MINIMUM     59.6              58.8     0.8     61.6
MEAN             65.8              65.4     0.4     68.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
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         7.40   1920
 MINIMUM            T   1972
TOTALS           1.23              2.53   -1.30     3.81
DAYS >= .01         6               6.9    -0.9       12
DAYS >= .10         4               4.5    -0.5        9
DAYS >= .50         0               1.7    -1.7        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   04/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      62                70      -8       18
 SINCE 7/1       1221              1726    -505     1687
COOLING TOTAL      91                82       9      126
 SINCE 1/1        157               105      52      143
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/190
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/050



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

&&

NO RECORDS WERE ESTABLISHED AT THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON CLIMATE
SITE THIS MONTH.

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