Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
125 PM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE ELKINS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   03/25/1929
 LOW              -15   03/02/1978
HIGHEST            71   03/11        MM      MM       67  03/10
LOWEST            -10   03/04        MM      MM       15  03/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.0              51.7    -2.7     42.8
AVG. MINIMUM     22.7              28.0    -5.3     26.9
MEAN             35.8              39.8    -4.0     34.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               1.8     2.2
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              20.4     2.6       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.2     1.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.85   1963
 MINIMUM         0.68   1910
TOTALS           3.19              3.96   -0.77     3.24
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.13   -0.03     0.10
DAYS >= .01        14              16.4    -2.4       20
DAYS >= .10        10               9.6     0.4       10
DAYS >= .50         1               2.4    -1.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.53   03/02 TO 03/02           03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)
                                                 03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)1
                                                 03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           41.6   1999
TOTALS           16.2              12.5     3.7     18.8
SINCE 7/1        92.1              78.0    14.1     77.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         5               3.8     1.2        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   03/17                          5
 24 HR TOTAL      6.0R  03/16 TO 03/16           03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     897               780     117      927
 SINCE 7/1       5420              5101     319     5174
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/260    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/250    DATE  03/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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