2013 Weather Summary

2013 has come to an end. Thus, let’s take a look at how we did “weather-wise” at Columbia Metro. Airport.

TEMPERATURE:

  • Average High: 75.5°F (+0.1°F)
  • Average Low: 54.2°F (+2.6°F)
  • Average Temperature: 64.9°F (+0.9°F) Tied – 9th Warmest (via SERCC)

RAINFALL:

  • Measured: 55.47″ (+10.88″) 11th Wettest (via SERCC)
  • Last year: 42.76″

SNOWFALL:

  • Trace of snow observed November 13th & February 16th.
  • Average snowfall at CAE throughout a year: 1.5″

NOTABLE:

  • Ended drought on April 24th. (Last time – June 2010)
  • Tropical Storm Andrea passed over the eastern half of the South Carolina June 6-7.
  • Highest temperature: 96°F (Various dates June/August)
  • Lowest temperature: 22°F (November 25, February 2)
  • Highest daily rainfall: 4.38″ (August 16th)
  • 5th wettest summer on record.
  • No 100°F days reported in the entire state of South Carolina May-October. (First time since 1973)

Will update when other notable stats are released.

(Data via National Weather Service, S.C. Climate Office, & Southeast Regional Climate Center)

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