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Georgetown County

30 Year Climate Normals (Brookgreen Gardens)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 74.9 F 64.7 F 54.5 F 54.57 Inches 2076 2160
1981-2010 74.9 F 66.0 F 57.1 F 54.18 Inches 2352 1982

Temperature Summary (1893-2016)


Highest Maximum: 106 F, June 30, 1990; Georgetown 2E
Lowest Minimum: 2 F, January 21, 1985; Andrews

Precipitation Summary (1957-2016)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 14.71 Inches, September 16, 1999; Brookgreen Gardens
Annual Average Rainfall: 55.07 Inches; Brookgreen Gardens
Wettest Year: 81.28 Inches, 1964; Brookgreen Gardens
Driest Year: 30.22 Inches, 1951; Georgetown 2E
Highest Daily Snowfall: 9.0 Inches, December 21, 1915; Georgetown 2E

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
18 Tornadoes (1950-2016)
Tornado damage: $3.68 million
10 tornado related injuries
6 tornado related fatalities

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

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

Lightning
16 Lightning events (1993-2016)
Lightning damage: $623,500
0 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
21 Flood Events (1993-2016)

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

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