Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1152 AM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER
2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1938 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   12/11/1972
 LOW                8   12/13/1962
HIGHEST            77   12/19                         79  12/18
LOWEST             27   12/30                         30  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.6              61.6    -1.0     65.1
AVG. MINIMUM     42.2              40.1     2.1     44.5
MEAN             51.4              50.8     0.6     54.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               7.2    -1.2        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.08   1941
 MINIMUM         0.35   2008
TOTALS           2.51              3.11   -0.60     4.78
DAYS >= .01         9               8.7     0.3       12
DAYS >= .10         5               5.7    -0.7        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.2    -0.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.96   12/08 TO 12/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   5
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            0.0               0.3    -0.3
SINCE 7/1           T               0.3    -0.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     417               446     -29      315
 SINCE 7/1        703               738     -35      533
COOLING TOTAL       3                 7      -4        7
 SINCE 1/1       2682              2304     378     2965
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/330
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/310


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

-  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 8 - RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 43 DEGREES

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