Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1246 PM EDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   03/23/1907
 LOW                4   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            82   03/29        MM      MM
                        03/01
LOWEST             28   03/15        MM      MM
                        03/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.8              68.2    -2.4
AVG. MINIMUM     42.5              43.0    -0.5
MEAN             54.2              55.6    -1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9               4.4     4.6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.89   1973
 MINIMUM         0.56   1985
TOTALS           2.97              3.73   -0.76
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.12   -0.02
DAYS >= .01         9               8.6     0.4
DAYS >= .10         9               5.9     3.1
DAYS >= .50         1               2.6    -1.6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.1    -1.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.61   03/20 TO 03/20
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            4.1   1980
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1
SINCE 7/1           T               1.5    -1.5
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     339               310      29
 SINCE 7/1       2063              2409    -346
COOLING TOTAL      12                18      -6
 SINCE 1/1         72                22      50

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/15/1991
 LATEST       04/03/1964
EARLIEST                        11/05
LATEST                          03/22
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/277
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/280    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/270    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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