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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
411 PM EDT SUN JUN 3 2018

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...THE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              99   05/26/1953
                        05/21/1938
 LOW               45   05/20/1894
HIGHEST            86   05/24                         92  05/30
                        05/11
LOWEST             59   05/01                         53  05/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.3              78.7     0.6     81.0
AVG. MINIMUM     70.8              67.1     3.7     68.6
MEAN             75.0              72.9     2.1     74.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.3    -1.3        2
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        11.93   1976
 MINIMUM         0.02   2000
TOTALS           4.12              2.16    1.96     6.29
DAYS >= .01        13               6.6     6.4        7
DAYS >= .10         9               4.0     5.0        6
DAYS >= .50         4               1.4     2.6        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.12   05/27 TO 05/27

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     319               253      66      315
 SINCE 1/1        407               358      49      536
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/050
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    26/150



-  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:

*MAY 15 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 75 DEGREES

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