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Union County

30 Year Climate Normals (Santuck)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 72.9 F 62.0 F 51.0 F 46.20 Inches 1729 2816
1981-2010 73.1 F 62.0 F 50.9 F 44.07 Inches 1812 2901

Temperature Summary(1895-2016)


Highest Maximum: 110 F, September 4, 1925; Santuck
Lowest Minimum: -11 F, February 14, 1899; Santuck

Precipitation Summary (1949-2016)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 11.0 Inches, August 28, 1893; Santuck
Annual Average Rainfall: 46.02 Inches; Union 8 S
Wettest Year: 74.62 Inches, 1929; Santuck
Driest Year: 26.84 Inches, 2007; Union 8 S
Highest Daily Snowfall: 10.0 Inches, December 4, 1971; Union 8 S

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
16 Tornadoes (1950-2016)
Tornado damage: $8.027 million
5 tornado related injuries
0 tornado related fatalities

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

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

Lightning
8 Lightning events (1993-2016)
Lightning damage: $135,000
1 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
16 Flood Events (1993-2016)

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

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