... The record highest minimum temperature for August 31st was tied
in the Columbia South Carolina area...
The temperature yesterday at Columbia Metro Airport dropped no lower
than 76 degrees... tying the record highest minimum temperature for
the date. This record was first established on August 31st in 2001.
The high temperature yesterday afternoon was 99 degrees... which was
just two degrees below the record high temperature for the date.
This daily record of 101 degrees for August 31st was set in 1993.
Daily temperature records in the Columbia SC area date back to 1887.