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An analysis by The Post and Courier of historic record highs and lows also suggests the region is trending warmer. Of the 10 warmest months on record since 1938, five have occurred in the past decade, among eight since 1990. For the coldest months, only one has occurred in the past decade, among only two since 1990, based on National Weather Service, Charleston data.
October 2015 we were socked with a 1000 year flood.
"Commonly, people interpret the 100-year flood definition to mean ‘once every 100 years,’” according to the agency. “This is wrong. You could experience a 100-year flood two times in the same year, two years in a row or four times over the course of 100 years. You could also not experience a 100-year flood over the course of 200 or more years.”
October 2016 saw Hurricane Matthew - the first major hurricane to hit us since 1989.