Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
725 PM EST MON JAN 2 2017

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER
2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1938 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              83   12/11/1972
 LOW                8   12/13/1962
HIGHEST            79   12/18                         82  12/30
                                                          12/28
LOWEST             30   12/31                         30  12/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.1              61.6     3.5     73.0
AVG. MINIMUM     44.5              40.1     4.4     54.0
MEAN             54.8              50.8     4.0     63.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               7.2    -3.2        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.08   1941
 MINIMUM         0.35   2008
TOTALS           4.78              3.11    1.67     3.14
DAYS >= .01        12               8.7     3.3       10
DAYS >= .10         5               5.7    -0.7        7
DAYS >= .50         2               2.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.92   12/05 TO 12/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.3    -0.3
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.3    -0.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     315               446    -131      133
 SINCE 7/1        533               738    -205      279
COOLING TOTAL       7                 7       0       97
 SINCE 1/1       2965              2304     661     2704
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/310
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/320


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      4

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

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DURING
THE MONTH:

*DEC 5  - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 1.44 INCHES
*DEC 6  - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 2.58 INCHES
*DEC 18 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 64 DEGREES

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