Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1044 AM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 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                6   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            99   07/23                         99  08/23
                        06/17                             08/22
                        06/16
LOWEST             18   02/20                         17  01/25
                        01/08                             01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.4              76.2     1.2     77.0
AVG. MINIMUM     58.2              55.6     2.6     56.7
MEAN             67.8              65.9     1.9     66.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     71              55.2    15.8       84
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.4    -0.4        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              24.4    -0.4       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        72.99   1964
 MINIMUM        30.31   1954
TOTALS          74.89R            51.03   23.86    53.00
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.14    0.06     0.15
DAYS >= .01       118             112.7     5.3      109
DAYS >= .10        88              74.4    13.6       84
DAYS >= .50        37              33.4     3.6       38
DAYS >= 1.00       18              14.8     3.2       15
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   11.85   10/03 TO 10/04

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1530              1977    -447     1971
 SINCE 7/1        279               738    -459      696
COOLING TOTAL    2704              2304     400     2769
 SINCE 1/1       2704              2304     400     2769

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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/280    DATE  11/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/290    DATE  07/03


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             54     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               53     RAIN                      58
LIGHT RAIN              155     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                     168     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     23
HAZE                      9

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

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