Charleston Air Force Base/International

KCHS · South Carolina, United States

Wind direction of Wind direction 040° Charleston Air Force Base/International 3/21
Wind: 8 kt, 3 beaufort

8 kt

2 kt
0 ft 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
BKN 20,000
METAR KCHS 011556Z 04008KT 10SM BKN200 27/14 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP161 T02670144

METAR Charleston Air Force Base/International - KCHS/CHS

Charleston Air Force Base/International is a large airport in South Carolina, United States. The airport is located at latitude 32.89809 and longitude -80.04056. The airport has 2 runways: 3/21 and 15/33. The ICAO airport code of this field is KCHS. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is CHS. The airport's IATA code is CHS. The airport is in the Jacksonville FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Charleston Air Force Base/International on June 1, 2023 11:56, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 040° with a speed of 8 kt.

Visibility is 10 mi.

There are broken clouds at an altitude of 20,000 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 20,000 ft.

The temperature and wind chill are 27 °C. The heat index is 27. The dew point is 14 °C, the relative humidity is 45%. The air pressure at sea level is 30.01 inHg (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:12 and sets at 20:23. This applies to Charleston Air Force Base/International, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -4 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
3/21 024°-204° 2 kt 8 kt 28 %
15/33 147°-327° 8 kt 2 kt 96 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.


20,000 ft BKN Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 26.7 °C
Dewpoint 14.4 °C
Rel. humidity 45%
Heat index 27 °C
Kp-index 2 (0-9)


AO2Automatic weather station that can determine the type of precipitation
SLP161Sea level pressure is 30.01 inHg (30.01 inHg)
T02670144Temperature is 26.7 °C (80.1 °F), dew point is 14.4 °C (57.9 °F)

Daylight period

20:23 (7:42h)


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