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Hampton County

30 Year Climate Normals (Hampton)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 77.1 F 65.9 F 54.7 F 48.24 Inches 2264 1907
1981-2010 76.3 F 65.3 F 54.2 F 47.29 Inches 2190 2093

Temperature Summary (1899-2016)


Highest Maximum: 107 F, July 13, 1980; Hampton 1S*
Lowest Minimum: 0 F, January 21, 1985; Yemassee 1N *Note:Yemassee recorded a 24 max temperature of 112 on 12 July 1992 and 110 on 4 July 1997. These two temperatures do not closely match the corresponding temperatures recorded at MCAS Beaufort of 97 and 95 degrees on those repective dates.

Precipitation Summary (1951-2016)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 11.32 Inches, October 8, 2016; Yemassee 1S
Annual Average Rainfall: 50.71 Inches; Yemassee 1S
Wettest Year: 74.39 Inches, 1964; Yemassee 1S
Driest Year: 25.72 Inches, 1931; Yemassee 1S
Highest Daily Snowfall: 12.0 Inches, February 10, 1973; Yemassee 1S

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
13 Tornadoes (1950-2016)
Tornado damage: $552,750
6 tornado related injuries
0 tornado related fatalities

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

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

Lightning
1 Lightning events (1993-2016)
Lightning damage: $0
0 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
9 Flood Events (1993-2016)

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

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