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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1124 AM EDT TUE MAY 2 2017

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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   04/23/1980
 LOW               36   04/07/1982
                        04/13/1940
                        04/06/1920
HIGHEST            80   04/26                         84  04/29
                        04/20
                        04/19
LOWEST             51   04/07                         45  04/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.1              72.0     3.1     72.0
AVG. MINIMUM     64.3              58.8     5.5     59.6
MEAN             69.7              65.4     4.3     65.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
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         7.40   1920
 MINIMUM            T   1972
TOTALS           5.59              2.53    3.06     1.23
DAYS >= .01         5               6.9    -1.9        6
DAYS >= .10         4               4.5    -0.5        4
DAYS >= .50         4               1.7     2.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.06   04/24 TO 04/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      20                70     -50       62
 SINCE 7/1       1055              1726    -671     1221
COOLING TOTAL     168                82      86       91
 SINCE 1/1        221               105     116      157
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/160
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    29/160



-  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:
*TIED FOR 2ND WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD
*APR 23 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 72 DEGREES
*APR 24 - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 3.06 INCHES
*APR 28 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 74 DEGREES
*APR 30 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 74 DEGREES

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