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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
211 AM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             103   08/01/1999
 LOW               59   08/29/1986
HIGHEST            94   08/21                         90  08/21
                                                          08/20
LOWEST             74   08/25                         72  08/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.4              86.4     2.0     86.4
AVG. MINIMUM     78.7              76.1     2.6     76.2
MEAN             83.5              81.3     2.2     81.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      7               7.8    -0.8        2
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        16.71   1940
 MINIMUM         0.18   1954
TOTALS           2.50              6.71   -4.21    12.45
DAYS >= .01        11              11.2    -0.2       16
DAYS >= .10         9               8.1     0.9       13
DAYS >= .50         1               4.0    -3.0        8
DAYS >= 1.00        0               2.0    -2.0        6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.67   08/03 TO 08/03

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     584               504      80      513
 SINCE 1/1       2137              1825     312     2019
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/350
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/020



-  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 THIS MONTH:

*5TH WARMEST AUGUST ON RECORD
*AUG 13  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 83 DEGREES
*AUG 14  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 82 DEGREES
*AUG 16  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 83 DEGREES
*AUG 23  - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 81 DEGREES

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