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Greenwood County

30 Year Climate Normals (Greenwood)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 72.7 F 60.3 F 47.9 F 46.32 Inches 1558 3255
1981-2010 73.4 F 61.8 F 50.3 F 44.6 Inches 1841 3000

Temperature Summary (1894-2016)


Highest Maximum: 109 F, July 19, 1913; Greenwood
Lowest Minimum: -5 F, February 21, 1899; Greenwood

Precipitation Summary (1937-2016)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 8.02 Inches October 9, 1976; Greenwood
Annual Average Rainfall: 46.61 Inches; Greenwood
Wettest Year: 82.53 Inches, 1929; Greenwood
Driest Year: 27.03 Inches, 2007; Greenwood County Airport
Highest Daily Snowfall: 8.0 Inches, February 10, 1973: Greenwood

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
14 Tornadoes (1950-2016)
Tornado damage: $16.080 million
29 tornado related injuries
2 tornado related fatalities

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

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

Lightning
10 Lightning events (1993-2016)
Lightning damage: $175,000
0 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
21 Flood Events (1993-2016)

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

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