Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
747 PM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1938 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              95   04/20/2002
 LOW               29   04/06/1944
HIGHEST            87   04/18                         87  04/22
LOWEST             40   04/17                         42  04/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.4              76.4    -1.0     80.9
AVG. MINIMUM     51.9              53.3    -1.4     59.2
MEAN             63.7              64.8    -1.1     70.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.50   1958
 MINIMUM         0.01   1972
TOTALS           4.11              2.91    1.20     6.22
DAYS >= .01         6               7.7    -1.7        6
DAYS >= .10         4               5.1    -1.1        6
DAYS >= .50         2               1.9     0.1        6
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.55   04/23 TO 04/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1         5.3               0.5     4.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     104                88      16       23
 SINCE 7/1       1826              1963    -137     1225
COOLING TOTAL      71                84     -13      182
 SINCE 1/1        155               118      37      276
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/200
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/220


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

&&

RECORDS ESTABLISHED AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DURING
THE MONTH:

*APR 12 - RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 36 DEGREES
*APR 23 - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 2.55 INCHES

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