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1971-2000 Climate Normals

Station: 387666 - Sandhill Rsch Elgin
Station type: COOP - TP what is this?
City, State: Elgin, SC       County: Richland County
Latitude: 34.142° N      Longitude: 80.853° W
Elevation: 440 feet above sea level
Climate division: SC06 - Central
River basin: Wateree
Supported by: NOAA National Weather Service

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Monthly Normals
387666 - Sandhill Rsch Elgin (COOP)
Elgin, SC       Richland County
34.142N    -80.853W

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Ann.
What is This? Normal Monthly Maximum Temperature54 °F 58.4 °F 66.2 °F 74.7 °F 81.6 °F 87.8 °F 91.2 °F 89.2 °F 84.1 °F 74.8 °F 66.2 °F 57.1 °F 73.8 °F
What is This? Normal Monthly Minimum Temperature32.4 °F 34.7 °F 42 °F 49.6 °F 58.2 °F 65.7 °F 69.8 °F 68.2 °F 62.4 °F 50.4 °F 42.1 °F 34.8 °F 50.9 °F
What is This? Normal Monthly Mean Temperatures43.2 °F 46.6 °F 54.1 °F 62.2 °F 69.9 °F 76.8 °F 80.5 °F 78.7 °F 73.3 °F 62.6 °F 54.2 °F 46 °F 62.3 °F
What is This? Normal Monthly Precipitation4.76 in. 3.56 in. 4.61 in. 3.09 in. 3.28 in. 3.99 in. 5.04 in. 4.85 in. 4.05 in. 3.14 in. 3.11 in. 3.39 in. 46.8 in.
What is This? Normal Cooling Degree Days0 0 8 44 176 354 480 424 251 66 9 0 1812
What is This? Normal Heating Degree Days677 517 347 130 24 1 0 0 4 140 336 591 2767
What is This? Highest Mean Temperature54.8 °F 53.7 °F 60.5 °F 66.9 °F 74.1 °F 81.7 °F 85.6 °F 83.1 °F 77.3 °F 69.1 °F 61.6 °F 53.6 °F 85.6 °F
What is This? Median Monthly Mean Temperature42.5 °F 46.9 °F 53.9 °F 61.9 °F 70 °F 76.7 °F 80.6 °F 78.2 °F 73 °F 62.9 °F 54.3 °F 45.2 °F 62 °F
What is This? Lowest Mean Temperature33.2 °F 38 °F 48.6 °F 57.1 °F 66.3 °F 72.8 °F 77.3 °F 75.4 °F 70.3 °F 56.8 °F 48 °F 37.6 °F 33.2 °F
What is This? Year of Highest Mean Temperature1974 1976 1997 1981 2000 1998 1993 1999 1980 1984 1985 1984 1993
What is This? Year of Lowest Mean Temperature1977 1978 1971 1983 1972 1972 1984 1981 1974 1987 1976 1989 1977



Official daily normals are calculated by the National Climatic Data Center using a linear interpolation of the monthly normals. Since the daily normals do not account for daily climate variability, the State Climate Office of North Carolina provides a daily normal 'range' that incorporates the historical variations in climate for any given day. More details on this technique are available in:

Holder, C., R. Boyles, P. Robinson, S. Raman, and G. Fishel (2006). Calculating a Daily Normal Temperature Range that Reflects Daily Temperature Variability. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Vol. 87, pp 769-774.

Normal Daily Maximum Temperature
The 30-year normal value for maximum temperatures each day.
387666 - Sandhill Rsch Elgin (COOP)
Elgin, SC       Richland County
34.142N    -80.853W

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Normal Daily Minimum Temperature
The 30-year normal value for minimum temperatures each day.
387666 - Sandhill Rsch Elgin (COOP)
Elgin, SC       Richland County
34.142N    -80.853W

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Normal Daily Mean Temperature
The 30-year normal value for mean temperatures for each day.
387666 - Sandhill Rsch Elgin (COOP)
Elgin, SC       Richland County
34.142N    -80.853W

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Normal Precipitation by Day

387666 - Sandhill Rsch Elgin (COOP)
Elgin, SC       Richland County
34.142N    -80.853W

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Normal Cooling Degree Days (CDD) by Day
The 30-year normal value for cooling degree days for each day. Base 65 F
387666 - Sandhill Rsch Elgin (COOP)
Elgin, SC       Richland County
34.142N    -80.853W

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Normal Heating Degree Days (HDD) by Day
The 30-year normal value for heating degree days for each day. Base 65 F
387666 - Sandhill Rsch Elgin (COOP)
Elgin, SC       Richland County
34.142N    -80.853W

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