Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
811 PM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   12/08/1978
                        12/04/1978
                        12/16/1971
 LOW                4   12/12/1958
HIGHEST            74   12/02        MM      MM
                        12/01
LOWEST             24   12/12        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.0              58.2     2.8
AVG. MINIMUM     39.1              35.3     3.8
MEAN             50.0              46.7     3.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MIN <= 32      8              12.8    -4.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.31   2009
 MINIMUM         0.32   1955
TOTALS           3.90              3.22    0.68
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03
DAYS >= .01        11               9.0     2.0
DAYS >= .10         6               5.5     0.5
DAYS >= .50         1               1.8    -0.8
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.72   12/23 TO 12/24
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.8   1958
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1
SINCE 7/1           T               0.1    -0.1
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     458               569    -111
 SINCE 7/1        963              1010     -47
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3
 SINCE 1/1       2535              2170     365

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              4.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/004
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/270    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/260    DATE  12/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     11

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

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