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Anderson County

30 Year Climate Normals (Anderson)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 72.4 F 61.1 F 49.9 F 46.6 Inches 1930 2503
1981-2010 71.8 F 61.1 F 50.4 F 44.2 Inches 1669 3099

Temperature Summary (1901-2016)


Highest Maximum: 108 F, July 29, 1952; Anderson County Airport
Lowest Minimum: -6 F, January 21, 1985; Anderson County Airport

Precipitation Summary (1949-2016)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 12.81 inches, August 27, 1995; West Pelzer
Annual Average Rainfall: 49.59 inches; Anderson COOP
Wettest Year: 77.41 inches, 1964 Anderson COOP
Driest Year: 29.08 inches, 2016 Anderson COOP
Highest Daily Snowfall: 9 inches, December 17, 1930

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
29 Tornadoes (1950-2016)
Tornado damage: $9.155 million
7 tornado related injuries
0 tornado related fataliies

Thunderstorm Winds
330 Wind events (winds exceeding 50 knots or 58 miles per hour, 1955-2016)

Hail(>1.0 inch)
106 Hail events (1955-2016)

Lightning
18 Lightning events (1993-2016)
Lightning damage: $5.4 million
0 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
44 Flood Events (1993-2016)

Snow and Ice
32 Winter frozen precipitation events (1993-2016)

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