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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1027 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT SC CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   03/23/1907
 LOW                4   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            86   03/11        MM      MM
LOWEST             27   03/07        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.3              68.2     2.1
AVG. MINIMUM     46.9              43.0     3.9
MEAN             58.6              55.6     3.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               4.4    -3.4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.89   1973
 MINIMUM         0.56   1985
TOTALS           2.78              3.73   -0.95
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.12   -0.03
DAYS >= .01        11               8.6     2.4
DAYS >= .10         6               5.9     0.1
DAYS >= .50         2               2.6    -0.6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.1    -1.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.74   03/19 TO 03/19
 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     215               310     -95
 SINCE 7/1       2404              2409      -5
COOLING TOTAL      25                18       7
 SINCE 1/1         25                22       3

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              6.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/227
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/300    DATE  03/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/310    DATE  03/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               15     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      3
HAZE                      5

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

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