Images (click to enlarge): South Carolina high temperatures, June 29, 2012, from National Weather Service; Location of South Carolina all-time record high temperature, from South Carolina State Climatologist
The South Carolina State Climatologist announced today that the temperature of 113°F observed at Columbia on June 29, 2012 has been officially confirmed as a new all-time record high temperature for the state.
The temperature observation of 113 F recorded that day at the Columbia University of South Carolina National Weather Service (NWS) Cooperative site has been approved as the new state of South Carolina record maximum temperature. This value breaks the long-standing record of 111 F first set on September 4, 1925, at Blackville, at Calhoun Falls on September 8, 1925, and tied at Camden on June 27, 1954. South Carolina’s first state temperature record was recognized in 1887, 125 years ago.Here are some other South Carolina high temperature reports for June 29, from the National Weather Service:
...ASOS STATIONS... AUGUSTA BUSH APT GA 106 AUGUSTA DANIEL APT GA 107 ORANGEBURG AIRPORT SC 101 COLUMBIA METRO APT SC 109 COLUMBIA OWENS APT SC 110 ...COOP STATIONS... BAMBERG SC 106 BARNWELL SC 105 BATESBURG SC 106 BISHOPVILLE SC 106 CEDAR CREEK SC 107 CHERAW WATER PLANT SC 104 CHESTERFIELD SC 107 JOHNSTON SC 113 LITTLE MOUNTAIN SC 107 LONGTOWN SC 102 LUGOFF SC 105 MANNING SC 100 MCCORMICK SC 108 NEWBERRY SC 104 PELION SC 104 SALUDA FILTRATION PLANT SC 109 SANDHILL EXP STATION SC 109 USC, COLUMBIA SC 113 WIER TOWER, FORT JACKSON SC 108 ...OTHER STATIONS... CAROLINA SANDHILL SC 106 USFS NEAR JACKSON NUMBER 1 SC 105 JACKSON SC 105