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Greenville County

30 Year Climate Normals (Greenville)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 70.4 F 60.1 F 49.7 F 50.24 Inches 1526 3272
1981-2010 70.4 F 60.5 F 50.6 F 50.77 Inches 1643 3287

Temperature Summary (1893-2016)


Highest Maximum: 105 F, August 10, 2007; Hunts Bridge
Lowest Minimum: -19 F, January 21, 1985; Caesars Head

Precipitation Summary (1893-2016)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 11.50 Inches July 12, 1949; Caesars Head
Annual Average Rainfall: 50.24 Inches; Greenville
Wettest Year: 119.16 Inches, 1979; Hogback Mountain
Driest Year: 28.6 Inches, 2001; Travelers Rest 1S
Highest Daily Snowfall: 15.0 Inches, November 12, 1968; Caesars Head

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
24 Tornadoes (1950-2016)
Tornado damage: $11.486 million
24 tornado related injuries
0 tornado related fatalities

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

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

Lightning
10 Lightning events (1993-2016)
Lightning damage: $765,000
0 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
108 Flood Events (1993-2016)

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

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