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Lee County

30 Year Climate Normals (Bishopville)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 73.7 F 61.8 F 49.9 F 45.52 Inches 1758 2899
1981-2010 74.2 F 62.0 F 49.8 F 44.42 Inches 1850 2951

Temperature Summary (1933-2016)


Highest Maximum: 107 F, July 27, 1940; Bishopville 1 ENE
Lowest Minimum: -2 F, January 21, 1985; Bishopville 1 ENE

Precipitation Summary (1933-2016)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 7.10 Inches, October 11, 1990; Bishopville 1 ENE
Annual Average Rainfall: 44.57 Inches
Wettest Year: 62.53 Inches, 1964
Driest Year: 25.74 Inches, 2001
Highest Daily Snowfall: 8.0 Inches, February 19, 1979

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
10 Tornadoes (1950-2016)
Tornado damage: $95,500
8 tornado related injuries
0 tornado related fatalities

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

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

Lightning
1 Lightning event (1993-2016)
Lightning damage: $60,000
0 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
3 Flood Events (1993-2016)

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

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