Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
926 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1938 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   08/01/1999
 LOW               56   08/18/1979
HIGHEST            94   08/25                         99  08/23
                        08/21                             08/22
LOWEST             69   08/16                         65  08/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.3              89.5    -0.2     91.8
AVG. MINIMUM     73.2              72.3     0.9     74.3
MEAN             81.3              80.9     0.4     83.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     15              14.7     0.3       24
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        17.24   1940
 MINIMUM         0.73   1980
TOTALS          11.22              7.15    4.07     7.08
DAYS >= .01        14              13.2     0.8        8
DAYS >= .10        10               9.4     0.6        6
DAYS >= .50         6               4.7     1.3        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               2.1    -1.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    7.24   08/30 TO 08/31

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     512               493      19      568
 SINCE 1/1       2047              1805     242     2162
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/240
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/290


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             12     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     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.

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE MONTH:

*AUG 31 - RECORD MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION OF 6.43 INCHES
          5TH GREATEST 1-DAY PRECIPITATION

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