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Observed Weather For SAVANNAH, GA


August 2002
     Airport  Degree days  CHMG1       Precipitation         
Date  High Low  HDD CDD  High Low Airport WTOC Coffee  Sea Pollen  Remarks

 8/01   86  72   0   4    86  72   0.09   ....  0.02    83     ..
 8/02   91  72   0   7    91  72   ....   ....  ....    82     ..
 8/03   88  72   0   5    85  71   0.11   0.32  ....    82     ..
 8/04   92  72   0   7    91  72   0.01   ....  0.01    83     ..
 8/05   93  72   0   8    91  72   ....   ....  ....    83     17
 8/06   99  71   0  10    98  71   0.00   0.12  0.07    85     26
 8/07   88  76   0   7    88  73   ....   ....  ....    82     26 Tide about 9.8 feet
 8/08   87  64   0   1    87  64   ....   ....  ....    82     34 Record Low (old 66 1950)
 8/09   87  64   0   1    87  63   ....   ....  ....    82     28 Record Low (old  65 1976) Very High Tides
 8/10   87  65   0   1    88  67   ....   ....  ....    82     ..
 8/11   89  67   0   3    90  67   ....   ....  ....    82     ..
 8/12   92  63   0   3    93  64   ....   ....  ....    83     11 Tied Record Low (1989)
 8/13   82  66   0   0    80  68   0.14   0.32  0.68    83      9
 8/14   90  72   0   6    89  71   0.15   0.00  0.05    83     11 Much Lightning in Hinesville area
 8/15   91  73   0   7    91  74   0.01   0.01  0.01    83      9
 8/16   92  73   0   8    93  74   ....   ....  ....    83     ..
 8/17   94  72   0   8    95  73   ....   ....  ....    83     ..
 8/18   96  76   0  11    95  73   ....   0.65  0.16    83     .. Severe Lightning...hail mid & east Savannah 4PM
 8/19   96  73   0  10    96  72   ....   ....  0.02    83     .. Severe Lightning Baxely
 8/20   93  72   0   8    93  72   ....   ....  ....    83     21 Lightning strkes W Hinesvile to E Baxley
 8/21   93  72   0   8    92  72   ....   ....  ....    84     23
 8/22   94  73   0   9    95  73   ....   ....  ....    85     13
 8/23   97  72   0  10    98  73   ....   ....  ....    85     15
 8/24   99  75   0  12   100  75   ....   ....  ....    85     ..
 8/25   96  74   0  10    98  73   ....   1.35  1.02    85     ..
 8/26   88  73   0   6    86  71   0.71   0.85  2.24    85     .. Lightning death off Daufuskie 1:45 PM
 8/27   83  71   0   2    79  71   0.25   0.53  1.05    84      6 3 inch rain  Tybee
 8/28   85  71   0   3    83  70   0.47   0.43  0.52    84     ..
 8/29   83  73   0   3    82  72   0.02   0.15  0.21    84     26
 8/30   79  72   0   1    77  72   1.94   3.84  2.78    83     .. 6" rain Hilton Head
 8/31   83  73   0   3    79  72   0.41   0.50  1.29    83     ..
                 Rain Totals:      4.31   9.07 10.13
Normal for month: 6.96    Normal to date: 6.96


Average high at Airport was: 90.1 Normal is: 90.1 ... Average low was: 71.2 Normal is: 71.9
Average high at WTOC-TV was: 89.5 ... Average low was: 70.9
Average coastal water temperature was: 83.3

maximum at airport =  99 on day 06 and 24  
minimum at airport =  63 on day 12  

Total Heating degree days this month: 0 ...     Days 90 or above: 17 ... Days 100 or above: 0
Total Cooling degree days this month: 175.5 ...  Days 32 or below: 0
Pollen is the count made by Savannah Allergy Associates, PC and is in parts per cubic meter

The CHMG1 Site is maintained by:
Meteorologist, Patrick Prokop, wtocpat@g-net.net and Ron Wallace, ron@wtoctv.com