Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
449 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...5TH WARMEST AUGUST ON RECORD AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT...

AUGUST 2014 RANKS AS THE 5TH WARMEST AUGUST ON RECORD FOR THE
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITH A MONTHLY AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 83.0 DEGREES. THIS IS 2.1 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL
AUGUST AVERAGE OF 80.9 DEGREES.

TOP 5 WARMEST AUGUSTS AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...
1. 83.7 DEGREES...2007
2. 83.5 DEGREES...1987
3. 83.3 DEGREES...2010
4. 83.2 DEGREES...2011/1999
5. 83.0 DEGREES...2014

AT THE SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...A MONTHLY AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 83.1 DEGREES WAS REACHED. THIS IS 1.6 DEGREES ABOVE
THE NORMAL AUGUST AVERAGE OF 81.5 DEGREES. DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SAW A
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 82.5 DEGREES. THIS IS 1.2 DEGREES
ABOVE THE NORMAL AUGUST AVERAGE OF 81.3 DEGREES. NEVERTHELESS...
NEITHER SITES MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AVERAGES WERE ENOUGH TO CRACK
THEIR TOP 10 LISTS OF WARMEST AUGUSTS ON RECORD.

RECORDS DATE BACK TO 1938 AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
/CHS/...1871 AT THE SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT /SAV/...AND
1870 IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON /CXM/.

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