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Orangeburg County

30 Year Climate Normals (Orangeburg 2)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 75.6 F 63.5 F 51.4 F 47.37 Inches 2022 2552
1981-2010 74.0 F 63.0 F 51.9 F 46.97 Inches 1899 2638

Temperature Summary (1953-2011)


Highest Maximum: 107 F, July 25, 1952; Orangeburg
Lowest Minimum: 2 F, January 21, 1985; Orangeburg

Precipitation Summary (1957-2011)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 9.99 Inches, October 10, 1990; Orangeburg
Annual Average Rainfall: 47.34 Inches
Wettest Year: 78.86 Inches, 1964
Driest Year: 25.42 Inches, 1954
Highest Daily Snowfall: 8.0 Inches, February 11, 1973

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
48 Tornadoes (1950-2011)
Tornado damage: $7.146 million
17 tornado related injuries
0 tornado related fatalities

Thunderstorm Winds
212 Wind events (winds exceeding 50 knots or 58 miles per hour, 1955-2011)

Hail (>1.0 inch)
51 Hail events (1955-2011)

Lightning
9 Lightning events (1993-2011)
Lightning damage: $700,000
1 Lightning related fatality

Flood
10 Flood Events (1993-2011)

Snow and Ice
6 Winter frozen precipitation events (1993-2011)

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