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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
412 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

...APRIL 2015 RANKS IN TOP 5 WARMEST APRILS ON RECORD FOR
CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS...

APRIL 2015 TIED THE 3RD WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD AT THE SAVANNAH
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...WITH A MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 70.3
DEGREES. THIS IS 4.7 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL APRIL AVERAGE OF 65.6
DEGREES.

THE TOP 5 WARMEST APRILS AT THE SAVANNANAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...
1. 70.6 DEGREES...1908
2. 70.5 DEGREES...2002
3. 70.3 DEGERES...2015/1945
4. 70.1 DEGREES...1893
5. 70.0 DEGREES...1991

CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ALSO CRACKED THE TOP 5 WARMEST
APRILS ON RECORD...COMING IN 5TH PLACE. THE MONTHLY AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE WAS 68.3 DEGREES...WHICH IS 3.5 DEGREES ABOVE THE
NORMAL APRIL AVERAGE OF 64.8 DEGREES.

THE TOP 5 WARMEST APRILS AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...
1. 69.5 DEGREES...2002
2. 68.8 DEGREES...2011
3. 68.6 DEGREES...1945
4. 68.5 DEGREES...1995
5. 68.3 DEGREES...2015/1994

DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON WAS NOT ABLE TO BREAK A TOP 5 WARMEST APRIL
SPOT...HOWEVER A MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 68.3 DEGREES WAS 2.9
DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL APRIL AVERAGE OF 65.4 DEGREES.

RECORDS DATE BACK TO 1938 AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
/CHS/...1871 AT THE SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT /SAV/...AND 1870
IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON /CXM/.

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