Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1140 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

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...THE BECKLEY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1963 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              73   12/05/2001
                        12/05/2001
                        12/05/2001
 LOW              -18   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            59   12/27                         68
                        12/24
                        12/01
LOWEST             17   12/31                          9
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.9              42.3     1.6     45.0
AVG. MINIMUM     30.6              26.2     4.4     29.0
MEAN             37.3              34.2     3.1     37.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               6.8    -3.8        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              22.5    -3.5       21
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.08   1922
 MINIMUM         0.57   1965
TOTALS           2.99              3.00   -0.01     6.36
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.21
DAYS >= .01        14              14.9    -0.9       16
DAYS >= .10        10               7.3     2.7       10
DAYS >= .50         0               1.8    -1.8        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.49   12/06 TO 12/06           12/28 TO 12/29
                                                          12/29 TO 12/29
                                                          12/29 TO 12/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           47.3   2010
TOTALS            0.7              12.9   -12.2      6.8
SINCE 7/1         4.4              15.9   -11.5     13.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               4.0    -4.0        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/10                          3
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7   MM                           4.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     852               953    -101      856
 SINCE 7/1       2093              2093       0     2038
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        602               557      45      615
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/270    DATE  12/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/270    DATE  12/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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