Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
739 PM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   08/10/2007
                        08/21/1983
 LOW               53   08/24/1969
HIGHEST            97   08/27        MM      MM
                        08/26
                        08/17
LOWEST             68   08/25        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     93.8              90.7     3.1
AVG. MINIMUM     74.8              71.0     3.8
MEAN             84.3              80.8     3.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     30              18.4    11.6
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        16.72   1949
 MINIMUM         0.22   1997
TOTALS           4.83              5.26   -0.43
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.17   -0.01
DAYS >= .01        12              10.5     1.5
DAYS >= .10         7               7.0     0.0
DAYS >= .50         4               3.3     0.7
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.8    -0.8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.71   08/04 TO 08/05
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0
COOLING TOTAL     606               491     115
 SINCE 1/1       2287              1768     519

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/15/1991
 LATEST       04/03/1964
EARLIEST                        11/05
LATEST                          03/22
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/143
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/290    DATE  08/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/290    DATE  08/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             22
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             12     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

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

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