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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
826 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              83   01/16/1950
 LOW                6   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            69   01/27                         74  01/04
                        01/01
LOWEST             23   01/20                         18  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.2              59.0    -0.8     59.3
AVG. MINIMUM     37.4              37.5    -0.1     38.0
MEAN             47.8              48.3    -0.5     48.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9               9.7    -0.7        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.92   1993
 MINIMUM         0.35   2013
TOTALS           3.40              3.71   -0.31     3.53
DAYS >= .01         5               9.6    -4.6        9
DAYS >= .10         5               6.2    -1.2        6
DAYS >= .50         3               2.5     0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.0     1.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.24   01/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T                 T     0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.3    -0.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     525               521       4      501
 SINCE 7/1        804              1259    -455     1197
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        4
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        4
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/260
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/270


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     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.

&&

NO RECORDS WERE ESTABLISHED AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
THIS MONTH.

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