Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

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...THE NORTH CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              90   03/21/2017
                        03/10/1974
                        03/18/1963
 LOW               15   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            81   03/20                         90  03/21
LOWEST             33   03/15                         24  03/16
                        03/09
                        03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.7              69.6    -1.9     71.5
AVG. MINIMUM     45.4              46.7    -1.3     46.7
MEAN             56.5              58.1    -1.6     59.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.5    -1.5        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.11   1983
                        1959
 MINIMUM         0.36   2004
TOTALS           2.23              3.71   -1.48     1.02
DAYS >= .01         9               7.9     1.1        8
DAYS >= .10         5               5.1    -0.1        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.4    -0.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.78   03/20 TO 03/20

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     274               239      35      234
 SINCE 7/1       1722              1875    -153     1202
COOLING TOTAL      22                27      -5       59
 SINCE 1/1         84                34      50       94
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/010
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/010


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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:

*MAR 1 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 65 DEGREES

$$



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