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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1206 PM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 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             109   06/30/2012
                        06/29/2012
                        06/29/2012
 LOW               -2   02/14/1899
HIGHEST           104   07/08        75      29      103  07/21
                        07/03
LOWEST             20   01/19        53     -33       12  02/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.2              75.5     2.7     77.3
AVG. MINIMUM     55.5              52.4     3.1     55.6
MEAN             66.9              63.9     3.0     66.5
DAYS MAX >= 90    109              71.6    37.4       99
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     41              47.2    -6.2       33
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        70.53   1964
 MINIMUM        27.11   1933
TOTALS          39.55             44.59   -5.04    63.58
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.12   -0.01     0.17
DAYS >= .01        94             106.7   -12.7      112
DAYS >= .10        58              69.6   -11.6       75
DAYS >= .50        25              29.8    -4.8       38
DAYS >= 1.00        9              13.2    -4.2       20
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.57   09/01 TO 09/02                    12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                       12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.0   1973
 24 HR TOTAL     15.7   02/09/1973 TO 02/10/1973
 SNOW DEPTH        14   02/11/1973
TOTALS              T               1.5    -1.5        T
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM              0.20      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               1.0     2.0        3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   01/20 TO 01/21                    12/31 TO 12/31
                        01/23 TO 01/24                    12/31 TO 12/31
                        02/09 TO 02/10                    12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                       12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2092              2551    -459     1970
 SINCE 7/1        771              1010    -239      470
COOLING TOTAL    2889              2169     720     2661
 SINCE 1/1       2889              2170     719     2661

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/15/1991
 LATEST       04/03/1964
EARLIEST                        11/05
LATEST                          03/22
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/239
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/200    DATE  02/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/200    DATE  02/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          144
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            168
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         54

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             53     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               42     RAIN                      53
LIGHT RAIN              126     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                     139     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     15
HAZE                     73

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

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