Charlotte, N.C. Weather Records (Daily)
First official records started 1878...
Airport observations started 1948...
My observations started 1 April 1975...
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|High Temperature||104 F.||6 September 1954
9 August 2007
10 August 2007
29 June 2012
30 June 2012
|absolute maximum (official)|
|Low Temperature||-5 F.||21 January 1985 and
30 December 1880 and
14 February 1899
|absolute minimum (official)|
|Low Max. Temperature||14 F.||12 February 1899
13 February 1899
|High Min. Temperature||82 F.||13 August 1881||
|High Dew Point||78 F.||22 July 1982||my observations (airport ATIS)**
|Low Dew Point||-30 F.||21 January 1985, 1:00 am
20 January 1985, 11:00 pm
|Chill Factor (gust)||-21.2 F. (new formula)||21 January 1985||-3 F. and 12 mph sustained (airport ATIS)
22 September 1989
|Wind Gust (thunderstorm)||64 mph||26 January 1978||not official (Charlotte)|
|Wind Gust (thunderstorm)||71 mph||27 June 2000||Mooresville (my ob. with a Weather Monitor II)|
|High Barometric Pressure||30.97"||13 February 1981||airport ATIS (likely official)|
|Low Barometric Pressure||28.69"||13 March 1993 (13L)||absolute min. (The Superstorm)
|11%||16 December 1991||airport NOAA radio (not official)|
|Severe Thunderstorm Surface
Potential Index (SPOT)
|125||28 March 1984 (1350Z)||Temp.=62F., Dew Point=55F., Wind S-16G22,
SLP=29.21". (Killer Tornadoes hit Raleigh; official records
probably not kept)
|Snowfall (24h.)||16.5"||14-15 February 1902||24h. accumulation (official)|
|Rainfall (24h.)||6.88"||23 July 1997||Remains of H. Danny (official)|
|Earliest Snow on Ground||Trace||31 October 1887||Official|
|Greatest November Depth||2.5"||19 November 2000||Official|
|Earliest Freeze||31 F.||9 October 2000||Official|
|Latest Freeze||32 F.||2 May 1963||Official|
|Longest 90F.+ Streak||33 Days||28 June-30 July 1993||Official|
|Longest streak with no
|40 Days||16 Sept.-26 Oct.1886||Official|
NCDC = National Climatic Data Center ( Asheville, NC). ATIS = Airport Terminal Information Service (Charlotte Douglas International)