Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CXUS52 KCHS 021527
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1124 AM EDT TUE MAY 2 2017

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              95   04/20/2002
 LOW               29   04/06/1944
HIGHEST            87   04/22                         91  04/29
LOWEST             42   04/09                         41  04/10
                                                          04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.9              76.4     4.5     77.3
AVG. MINIMUM     59.2              53.3     5.9     54.7
MEAN             70.1              64.8     5.3     66.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.50   1958
 MINIMUM         0.01   1972
TOTALS           6.22              2.91    3.31     2.61
DAYS >= .01         6               7.7    -1.7        8
DAYS >= .10         6               5.1     0.9        6
DAYS >= .50         6               1.9     4.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.8     2.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.82   04/24 TO 04/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2017
TOTALS              TR              0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.5    -0.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      23                88     -65       68
 SINCE 7/1       1225              1963    -738     1353
COOLING TOTAL     182                84      98      104
 SINCE 1/1        276               118     158      208
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/110
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/250


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

&&

*WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD
*5TH WETTEST APRIL ON RECORD
*APR 5  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 65 DEGREES
*APR 23 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 70 DEGREES
*APR 24 - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 1.82 INCHES
*APR 28 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 72 DEGREES
*APR 29 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREES
*APR 30 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 72 DEGREES

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