Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1059 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

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...THE CHARLESTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   01/14/1932
 LOW              -16   01/19/1994

HIGHEST            66   01/31        MM      MM       65  01/04
LOWEST              6   01/20        MM      MM        3  01/08
                        01/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.7              42.5    -1.8     40.7
AVG. MINIMUM     21.3              26.3    -5.0     24.2
MEAN             31.0              34.4    -3.4     32.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8               6.5     1.5        8
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              21.5     5.5       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.6    -0.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.11   1950
 MINIMUM         1.05   1896
TOTALS           2.54              3.00   -0.46     2.23
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01        11              15.0    -4.0       16
DAYS >= .10         6               7.5    -1.5        7
DAYS >= .50         1               1.8    -0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.77   01/22 TO 01/23           01/03 TO 01/04
                                                          01/04 TO 01/04
                                                          01/04 TO 01/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           39.5   1978
TOTALS           21.3              11.3    10.0      3.0
SINCE 7/1        21.7              19.4     2.3      4.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 3      -1        0
DAYS >= TRACE      14
DAYS >= 1.0         4               3.0     1.0        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        16R  01/24                          1  01/30
                        01/23
 24 HR TOTAL     15.0   01/22 TO 01/22           01/04 TO 01/04
                                                          01/04 TO 01/04
                                                          01/04 TO 01/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1043               948      95     1001
 SINCE 7/1       2173              2688    -515     2810
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/253
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/250    DATE  01/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/240    DATE  01/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      2
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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