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Laurens County

30 Year Climate Normals (Laurens)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 73.1 F 60.1 F 46.9 F 47.5 Inches 1577 3363
1981-2010 73.0 F 60.8 F 48.7 F 45.55 Inches 1746 3261

Temperature Summary (1901-2016)


Highest Maximum: 109 F, July 2; Clinton
Lowest Minimum: -2 F, January 21, 1985; Laurens

Precipitation Summary (1901-2016)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 10.72 Inches, September 26, 1929; Laurens
Annual Average Rainfall: 46.46 Inches; Laurens
Wettest Year: 74.38 Inches, 1929; Laurens
Driest Year: 28.50 Inches, 2016: Clinton
Highest Daily Snowfall: 11.0 Inches February 14, 1902, 1935; Laurens

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
15 Tornadoes (1950-2016)
Tornado damage: $30.430 million
50 tornado related injuries
0 tornado related fatalities

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

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

Lightning
7 Lightning events (1993-2016)
Lightning damage: $809,000
0 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
29 Flood Events (1993-2016)

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

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