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Spartanburg County

30 Year Climate Normals (Spartanburg)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 73.8 F 60.9 F 47.9 F 49.95 Inches 1591 3080
1981-2010 74.1 F 60.8 F 47.6 F 48.41 Inches 1612 3120

Temperature Summary (1948-2011)


Highest Maximum: 106 F, July 20, 1986; Spartanburg
Lowest Minimum: -9 F, December 31, 1917; Landrum

Precipitation Summary (1948-2011)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 9.32 Inches, August 26, 1995; Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
Annual Average Rainfall: 48.14 Inches
Wettest Year: 83.6 Inches, 1936
Driest Year: 18.36 Inches, 1954
Highest Daily Snowfall: 14.2 Inches, March 2, 1942

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
26 Tornadoes (1950-2013)
Tornado damage: $12.468 million
102 tornado related injuries
4 tornado related fatalities

Thunderstorm Winds
319 Wind events (winds exceeding 50 knots or 58 miles per hour, 1955-2013)

Hail (>1.0 inch)
147 Hail events (1955-2013)

Lightning
35 Lightning events (1993-2013)
Lightning damage: $2.250 million
2 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
72 Flood Events (1993-2013)

Snow and Ice
69 Winter frozen precipitation events (1993-2014)

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