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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
324 PM EDT SAT SEP 1 2018

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
AUGUST 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             103   08/01/1999
 LOW               59   08/29/1986
HIGHEST            93   08/09                         97  08/17
LOWEST             72   08/03                         71  08/30
                                                          08/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.0              86.4     0.6     86.7
AVG. MINIMUM     76.6              76.1     0.5     76.9
MEAN             81.8              81.3     0.5     81.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               7.8    -4.8        7
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           3.98              6.71   -2.73     9.25
DAYS >= .01        11              11.2    -0.2       14
DAYS >= .10         8               8.1    -0.1       11
DAYS >= .50         3               4.0    -1.0        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               2.0    -1.0        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.31   08/04 TO 08/04

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     531               504      27      529
 SINCE 1/1       1975              1825     150     2020
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/180
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/280



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

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