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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
346 AM EDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   05/26/1953
                        05/21/1938
 LOW               45   05/20/1894
HIGHEST            89   05/08                         90  05/21
LOWEST             51   05/06                         55  05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.4              78.7     0.7     79.2
AVG. MINIMUM     67.6              67.1     0.5     68.8
MEAN             73.5              72.9     0.6     74.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.3    -1.3        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.93   1976
 MINIMUM         0.02   2000
TOTALS           4.92              2.16    2.76     2.57
DAYS >= .01        11               6.6     4.4        5
DAYS >= .10         7               4.0     3.0        4
DAYS >= .50         3               1.4     1.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.31   05/28

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     278               253      25      290
 SINCE 1/1        435               358      77      433
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/010
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    27/010



-  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:

*MAY  1 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREES
*MAY  2 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREES
*MAY  6 - RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 51 DEGREES
*MAY 28 - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 2.31 INCHES

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