Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
346 AM EDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              99   05/21/1938
 LOW               36   05/02/1963
HIGHEST            92   05/08                         92  05/21
                                                          05/19
LOWEST             49   05/06                         48  05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.5              83.2     0.3     83.4
AVG. MINIMUM     64.2              61.8     2.4     63.1
MEAN             73.8              72.5     1.3     73.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               3.5     1.5        5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.28   1957
 MINIMUM         0.27   1941
TOTALS           6.66              3.02    3.64     1.36
DAYS >= .01        11               7.8     3.2        5
DAYS >= .10         6               5.1     0.9        3
DAYS >= .50         3               2.3     0.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.9     1.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.84   05/28 TO 05/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.5    -0.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       4                12      -8        4
 SINCE 7/1       1357              1975    -618     1947
COOLING TOTAL     287               244      43      269
 SINCE 1/1        495               362     133      433
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/240
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/250


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE MONTH:

*MAY  1 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREES
*MAY 28 - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 2.42 INCHES
*MAY 29 - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 2.42 INCHES

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