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

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 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              83   02/27/1962
 LOW                7   02/14/1899
HIGHEST            74   02/25                         72  02/21
                        02/24                             02/01
                        02/19
LOWEST             39   02/04                         30  02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.4              59.6     7.8     58.9
AVG. MINIMUM     52.4              45.5     6.9     45.2
MEAN             59.9              52.6     7.3     52.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.3    -1.3        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.96   1939
 MINIMUM         0.28   1950
TOTALS           0.60              2.51   -1.91     4.49
DAYS >= .01         4               8.0    -4.0       10
DAYS >= .10         2               4.8    -2.8        8
DAYS >= .50         0               1.7    -1.7        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.28   02/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     147               351    -204      368
 SINCE 7/1        837              1430    -593     1057
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/230
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/230



-  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 IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON DURING THE MONTH:

*3RD WARMEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD
*FEB 25 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 61 DEGREES
*FEB 28 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 64 DEGREES

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