Quick Links

Weekly & Annual Weather Report

Request Data

South Carolina Temperature and Precipitation Trends 1901-2005

NEW

South Carolina Temperature and Precipitation Trends 1901-2010

South Carolina Drought Pictures

NEW

2011 South Carolina Drought Pictures

Site Map

Download latest FREE Adobe® Reader®

Download latest FREE Java™

Tornado picture Hugo picture Beach picture Snow picture Summer picture
South Carolina State Climatology Office
Welcome Navigation Contact Information E-mail Us

WEEKLY SOUTH CAROLINA WEATHER 2009

February 9, 2009 - February 15, 2009

WEATHER SUMMARY:

A stretch of mild, 70-degree daily high temperatures began on Monday and continued through Friday. A boundary raced through the state on Wednesday with areas of moderate rain limited to the Upstate. Both Jocassee and Keowee dams measured just over one-half inch of rain. West winds gusted to 58 mph at the Greer Airport. Sandy Run, in Calhoun County, warmed to 78 degrees. Dry air settled into South Carolina on Thursday with near freezing temperatures reported for Friday morning. Cloudy, cool conditions were observed over the weekend with most sites reporting light rains. The Orangeburg Airport received 0.70 inches of rain on Saturday as one of the few heavier amounts. The state average temperature for the period was eight degrees above normal.

The highest official temperature reported was 79 degrees at the University of South Carolina in Columbia on February 9. The lowest official temperature reported was 27 degrees at Cedar Creek on February 13. The heaviest 24-hour rainfall reported was 0.74 inches at Table Rock ending at 7:00 a.m. on February 12. The state average rainfall for the period was 0.2 inches.

PRECIPITATION:

                            
                            Precipitation                    
                       Weekly   Jan 1   Departure     
                        Total   Total   from Avg
         Greer           0.61    3.75     -2.8
      Columbia           0.11    1.32     -5.4
    Orangeburg           0.72    2.74     -4.0
 Charlotte, NC           0.27    3.10     -2.7
   Augusta, GA           0.12    1.72     -5.0
      Florence           0.02    1.66     -4.0
N Myrtle Beach           0.01    2.38     -3.1
    Charleston           0.07    1.46     -4.3
  Savannah, GA           0.08    1.17     -4.4   



  
                            





Weekly rainfall totals ending midnight Sunday.  

SOIL:

4-inch depth average soil temperature: Columbia 54 degrees.

RIVERS AND SURF:

South Carolina river stages were below normal. Ocean water temperatures at Springmaid Pier Myrtle Beach were reported at 50 degrees.

State Climatology Office Welcome ¦ Contact Info ¦  Site Map
Columbia, SC 29202