Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
343 PM EDT MON APR 3 2017

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...THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   03/25/1929
 LOW               -5   03/04/1943
HIGHEST            78   03/30        MM      MM       81  03/24
LOWEST             16   03/15        MM      MM       22  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.2              56.2     1.0     64.5
AVG. MINIMUM     35.8              35.4     0.4     40.4
MEAN             46.5              45.8     0.7     52.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.8    -0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              12.4     1.6       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.90   1890
 MINIMUM         0.66   1910
TOTALS           4.19              3.91    0.28     2.65
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.13    0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01        14              14.4    -0.4       14
DAYS >= .10        10               8.4     1.6        8
DAYS >= .50         2               2.7    -0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.18   03/31 TO 03/31           03/14 TO 03/15
                                                          03/03 TO 03/03
                                                          03/03 TO 03/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.4   1914
TOTALS              T               5.8    -5.8      2.0
SINCE 7/1         7.5              35.0   -27.5     32.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.8    -1.8        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             1  03/04
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/17 TO 03/17           03/03 TO 03/03
                                                          03/03 TO 03/03
                                                          03/03 TO 03/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     569               600     -31      385
 SINCE 7/1       3276              4054    -778     3320
COOLING TOTAL       3                 5      -2        4
 SINCE 1/1          3                 5      -2        4
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/300    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/300    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      2
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

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