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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
840 PM EDT SUN APR 2 2017

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH
2017...

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  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   03/23/1907
 LOW               22   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            80   03/10                         84  03/16
                                                          03/15
LOWEST             33   03/16                         45  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.0              65.0     1.0     69.4
AVG. MINIMUM     53.2              51.6     1.6     57.8
MEAN             59.6              58.3     1.3     63.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.51   1944
 MINIMUM         0.33   1938
TOTALS           1.14              3.30   -2.16     3.83
DAYS >= .01         8               7.8     0.2        5
DAYS >= .10         3               4.9    -1.9        5
DAYS >= .50         1               2.2    -1.2        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.50   03/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     198               226     -28      102
 SINCE 7/1       1035              1656    -621     1159
COOLING TOTAL      36                19      17       66
 SINCE 1/1         53                23      30       66
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/060
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    29/070


-  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 IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON DURING THE MONTH:

*MAR 1  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 64 DEGREES
*MAR 8  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 64 DEGREES

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