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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
330 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   08/01/1999
 LOW               59   08/29/1986
HIGHEST            98   08/23        MM      MM
LOWEST             70   08/27        MM      MM
                        08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.6              86.4     2.2
AVG. MINIMUM     76.5              76.1     0.4
MEAN             82.5              81.3     1.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     11               7.8     3.2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.71   1940
 MINIMUM         0.18   1954
TOTALS           3.58              6.71   -3.13
DAYS >= .01        10              11.2    -1.2
DAYS >= .10         6               8.1    -2.1
DAYS >= .50         3               4.0    -1.0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               2.0    -1.0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.27   08/02 TO 08/02

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     551               504      47
 SINCE 1/1       1985              1825     160
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/020    DATE  08/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    29/030    DATE  08/25



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

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RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE MONTH:

*AUG 22 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 82 DEGREES
*AUG 23 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 98 DEGREES
*AUG 23 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 81 DEGREES

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