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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1152 AM EDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
AUGUST 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             103   08/01/1999
 LOW               59   08/29/1986
HIGHEST            97   08/17                         94  08/21
LOWEST             71   08/30                         74  08/25
                        08/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.7              86.4     0.3     88.4
AVG. MINIMUM     76.9              76.1     0.8     78.7
MEAN             81.8              81.3     0.5     83.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      7               7.8    -0.8        7
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        16.71   1940
 MINIMUM         0.18   1954
TOTALS           9.25              6.71    2.54     2.50
DAYS >= .01        14              11.2     2.8       11
DAYS >= .10        11               8.1     2.9        9
DAYS >= .50         4               4.0     0.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        4               2.0     2.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.95   08/28

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     529               504      25      584
 SINCE 1/1       2020              1825     195     2137
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/050
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/060



-  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:

*AUG 17 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 83 DEGREES
*AUG 18 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 82 DEGREES
*AUG 20 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 82 DEGREES

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