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Florence County

30 Year Climate Normals (Florence)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 74.1 F 63.6 F 53.1 F 44.76 Inches 2043 2524
1981-2010 74.6 F 63.7 F 52.8 F 42.91 Inches 2062 2524

Temperature Summary (1948-2016)


Highest Maximum: 108 F, June 27, 1954; Florence Regional Airport
Lowest Minimum: 0 F, January 21, 1985; Florence Regional Airport

Precipitation Summary (1892-2016)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 13.25 Inches, July 15, 1916; Effingham
Annual Average Rainfall: 43.91 Inches: Florence Regional
Wettest Year: 82.65 Inches, 1928; Effingham
Driest Year: 27.52 Inches, 1954; Florence Regional
Highest Daily Snowfall: 13.0 Inches, February 10, 1973; Florence Regional

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
32 Tornadoes (1950-2016)
Tornado damage: $3.824 million
37 tornado related injuries
0 tornado related fatality

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

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

Lightning
15 Lightning events (1993-2016)
Lightning damage: $932,000
1 Lightning related fatality

Flood
40 Flood Events (1993-2016)

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

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