Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
300 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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...THE COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/18/1896
 LOW               26   04/08/2007
                        04/20/1983
                        01/01/2000
HIGHEST            91   04/29        MM      MM
LOWEST             38   04/10        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.1              76.3     1.8
AVG. MINIMUM     53.6              50.4     3.2
MEAN             65.8              63.4     2.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               1.1     0.9
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.76   1936
 MINIMUM         0.29   1994
TOTALS           2.80              2.62    0.18
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.09    0.00
DAYS >= .01         6               8.0    -2.0
DAYS >= .10         4               5.3    -1.3
DAYS >= .50         2               1.9     0.1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.50   03/31 TO 04/01
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               1.5    -1.5
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      75               122     -47
 SINCE 7/1       1785              2531    -746
COOLING TOTAL     110                73      37
 SINCE 1/1        187                95      92

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/15/1991
 LATEST       04/03/1964
EARLIEST                        11/05
LATEST                          03/22
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/206
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/250    DATE  04/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/240    DATE  04/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      6

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

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