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Barnwell County

30 Year Climate Normals (Blackville 3 W (COOP) )
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 77.6 F 64.6 F 51.6 F 47.23 Inches 2057 2177
1981-2010 77.8 F 64.1 F 50.4 F 44.5 Inches 1985 2318

Temperature Summary (1896-2016)


Highest Maximum: 111 F, September 4, 1925; Blackville 3 W (COOP)*
Lowest Minimum: -3 F, February 14, 1899; Blackville 3 W (COOP)

Precipitation Summary (1896-2016)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 7.87 Inches, September 2, 2016; Blackville 3 W(NWSLI)
Annual Average Rainfall: 46.00 Inches Blackville 3 W (COOP)
Wettest Year: 1964, 75.11 Inches Blackville 3 W (COOP)
Driest Year: 1954, 27.85 Inches Blackville 3 W (COOP)
Highest Daily Snowfall: 17 Inches, February 1973; Blackville 3 W (COOP)
*Note: Blackville 3 W (COOP) stopped reporting 07/31/2002.

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
18 Tornadoes (1950-2016)
Tornado damage: $10.532 million
19 tornado related injuries
0 tornado related fataliies

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

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

Lightning
5 Lightning events (1993-2016)
Lightning damage: $113,000
0 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
8 Flood Events (1993-2016)

Snow and Ice
3 Winter storm events (1993-2016)

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