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Charleston Harbor (CHTS1)  |  Fort Pulaski (FPKG1) 

  • 1/1/1980 to 10/31/2019
  • Includes all tides that reach or exceed coastal flood thresholds (7 ft MLLW at Charleston, 9.2 ft MLLW at Fort Pulaski)
  • Data from 1/1/1980 through 11/30/1995 uses National Ocean Service (NOS) verified High/Low water level
  • Data from 12/1/1995 to present uses NOS verified 6-minute water level
  • NOS web page for Charleston Harbor data and Fort Pulaski data
  • NWS Charleston tide forecast for Charleston Harbor and Fort Pulaski

Charleston Harbor (CHTS1) - Map


Charts

  • Highlighted cells are the peak number of events for each month
  • Highlighted cells with red text are peak value for any month and any year
Year January February March April May June July August September October November December Total
1980 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 8
1981 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 11
1982 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
1983 4 3 2 0 0 4 4 0 0 3 1 0 21
1984 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 0 10
1985 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 9 0 0 14
1986 1 0 0 1 3 3 1 0 1 0 4 2 16
1987 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5
1988 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1989 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
1990 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 8
1991 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 1 3 3 3 0 16
1992 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 10 1 2 0 19
1993 3 4 0 5 0 1 0 1 1 4 2 1 22
1994 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 7 0 4 15
1995 1 0 2 0 3 2 4 5 6 2 1 3 29
1996 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 7
1997 1 1 0 0 1 4 1 3 4 4 1 1 21
1998 2 8 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 16
1999 4 1 0 1 6 4 3 1 6 1 5 3 35
2000 3 0 1 0 1 5 5 3 2 0 4 1 25
2001 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 6 5 4 0 21
2002 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 5 2 6 1 1 19
2003 0 0 1 5 2 0 0 0 6 2 3 0 19
2004 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 7
2005 0 5 0 0 2 1 0 2 2 9 0 0 21
2006 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 8 5 3 1 19
2007 0 0 0 2 3 7 1 0 3 6 2 3 27
2008 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 7 3 3 1 20
2009 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 3 11 4 9 2 36
2010 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 4 7 2 0 19
2011 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 3 1 1 11
2012 0 0 0 4 4 5 2 0 0 3 7 3 28
2013 0 0 2 1 5 5 0 3 3 9 3 3 34
2014 3 3 3 4 2 1 2 6 9 3 0 6 42
2015 2 1 7 2 1 0 2 3 12 22 6 0 58
2016 4 1 0 0 4 9 2 1 5 15 8 5 54
2017 1 0 2 5 2 2 3 1 12 8 3 7 46
2018 3 2 1 0 0 3 6 3 8 7 7 2 42
2019 2 7 3 3 4 3 9 11 16 18     76
Total 39 38 31 40 71 78 58 62 161 178 98 51 905
Top 10 Years (Total Events)
  • 1. 76 (2019)
  • 2. 58 (2015)
  • 3. 54 (2016)
  • 4. 46 (2017)
  • T5. 42 (2014)
  • T5. 42 (2018)
  • 7. 36 (2009)
  • 8. 35 (1999)
  • 9. 34 (2013)
  • 10. 29 (1995)
Top 10 Months (Total Events)
  • 1. 22 (October 2015)
  • 2. 18 (October 2019)
  • 3. 16 (September 2019)
  • 4. 15 (October 2016)
  • T5. 12 (September 2015)
  • T5. 12 (September 2017)
  • T7. 11 (September 2009)
  • T7. 11 (August 2019)
  • 9. 10 (September 1992)
  • T10. 9 (October 1985)
  • T10. 9 (October 2005)
  • T10. 9 (November 2009)
  • T10. 9 (October 2013)
  • T10. 9 (September 2014)
  • T10. 9 (June 2016)
  • T10. 9 (July 2019)

Fort Pulaski (FPKG1) - Map


Charts

  • Highlighted cells are the peak number of events for each month
  • Highlighted cells with red text are peak value for any month and any year
Year January February March April May June July August September October November December Total
1980 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
1981 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 6
1982 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1984 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1985 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
1986 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
1987 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
1989 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1990 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1991 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4
1992 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
1993 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 6
1994 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 6
1995 0 0 1 0 1 2 3 3 2 0 0 0 12
1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 6
1998 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 9
1999 2 1 0 0 4 3 2 1 1 0 3 0 17
2000 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 9
2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 7
2002 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 6
2003 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
2004 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4
2006 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 0 7
2007 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 1 4 2 0 14
2008 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
2009 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 8 0 1 2 16
2010 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 6
2011 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 4 3 15
2013 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 2 3 2 0 14
2014 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 2 12
2015 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 8 10 3 0 27
2016 0 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 1 8 6 3 27
2017 0 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 5 0 1 3 16
2018 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 5 1 16
2019 1 4 4 0 1 1 5 9 10 2     37
Total 11 13 14 16 32 35 24 32 54 44 37 19 331
 
Top 10 Years (Total Events)
  • 1. 37 (2019)
  • T2. 27 (2015)
  • T2. 27 (2016)
  • 4. 17 (1999)
  • T5. 16 (2017)
  • T5. 16 (2018)
  • 7. 15 (2012)
  • T8. 14 (2007)
  • T8. 14 (2013)
  • T10. 12 (1995)
  • T10. 12 (2014)
Top 10 Months (Total Events)
  • T1. 10 (October 2015)
  • T1. 10 (September 2019)
  • 3. 9 (August 2019)
  • T4. 8 (September 2009)
  • T4. 8 (September 2015)
  • T4. 8 (October 2016)
  • T7. 6 (June 2016)
  • T7. 6 (November 2016)
  • T9. 5 (September 2017)
  • T9. 5 (November 2018)
  • T9. 5 (July 2019)