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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
425 PM EDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2018

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            75   03/16                         80  03/10
LOWEST             37   03/09                         33  03/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.1              65.0    -0.9     66.0
AVG. MINIMUM     49.5              51.6    -2.1     53.2
MEAN             56.8              58.3    -1.5     59.6
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           1.61              3.30   -1.69     1.14
DAYS >= .01         9               7.8     1.2        8
DAYS >= .10         4               4.9    -0.9        3
DAYS >= .50         0               2.2    -2.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.48   03/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     250               226      24      198
 SINCE 7/1       1589              1656     -67     1035
COOLING TOTAL       6                19     -13       36
 SINCE 1/1         31                23       8       53
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/360
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/310



-  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

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