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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
813 PM EST MON JAN 2 2017

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   06/02/1985
                        06/24/1944
 LOW                7   02/14/1899
HIGHEST            96   07/29                         96
                        07/08
LOWEST             29   01/19                         22
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.7              72.9     1.8     74.8
AVG. MINIMUM     62.3              60.6     1.7     62.0
MEAN             68.5              66.8     1.7     68.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     36              27.6     8.4       22
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               7.4    -1.4        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        74.87   1945
 MINIMUM        27.63   2000
TOTALS          45.26             44.42    0.84    66.84
DAYS >= .01        91             101.2   -10.2      117
DAYS >= .10        63              65.4    -2.4       83
DAYS >= .50        24              27.6    -3.6       34
DAYS >= 1.00       13              12.1     0.9       20

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1460              1734    -274     1342
 SINCE 7/1        429               606    -177      195
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/010    DATE  10/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/060    DATE  10/07



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

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2016 BECAME THE 3RD WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON.

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