Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
813 PM EST MON JAN 2 2017

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 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             105   08/01/1999
 LOW                6   01/21/1985
HIGHEST           100   07/13                         99  07/23
                        07/08                             06/17
                                                          06/16
LOWEST             23   01/20                         18  02/20
                                                          01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.6              76.2     2.4     77.4
AVG. MINIMUM     58.2              55.6     2.6     58.2
MEAN             68.4              65.9     2.5     67.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     98              55.2    42.8       71
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              24.4    -4.4       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        74.89   2015
 MINIMUM        30.31   1954
TOTALS          59.63             51.03    8.60    74.89
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.14    0.02     0.20
DAYS >= .01       101             112.7   -11.7      118
DAYS >= .10        64              74.4   -10.4       88
DAYS >= .50        28              33.4    -5.4       37
DAYS >= 1.00       19              14.8     4.2       18
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   10.47   10/07 TO 10/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T               0.5    -0.5        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.3    -0.3      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               0.5     1.5        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1608              1977    -369     1530
 SINCE 7/1        530               738    -208      279
COOLING TOTAL    2965              2304     661     2704
 SINCE 1/1       2965              2304     661     2704

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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    52/330    DATE  10/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    69/320    DATE  10/08


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             58     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               42     RAIN                      48
LIGHT RAIN              130     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                     142     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     19
HAZE                     26

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

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2016 BECOMES 2ND WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD AT THE CHARLESTON
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

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