Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
743 AM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE BECKLEY WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1963 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   06/29/2012
                        08/17/1988
                        08/17/1988
 LOW              -22   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            89   07/22
LOWEST              0   01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.3              61.3     2.0
AVG. MINIMUM     44.5              42.5     2.0
MEAN             53.9              51.9     2.0     54.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.0    -1.0        1
DAYS MAX <= 32     21              24.6    -3.6       28
DAYS MIN <= 32     90             106.5   -16.5       97
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               1.9    -0.9        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        57.41   1935
 MINIMUM        32.62   1965
TOTALS          43.01             41.19    1.82    47.64
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01     0.13
DAYS >= .01       161             157.3     3.7      147
DAYS >= .10        91              88.9     2.1      101
DAYS >= .50        25              25.5    -0.5       35
DAYS >= 1.00        7               6.9     0.1       10
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.04   MM                          1.86

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          100.1   1996
                        -26215
 24 HR TOTAL     20.0   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        27   02/22/2015
TOTALS           31.0              62.0   -31.0     50.5
SINCE 7/1        10.0              15.9    -5.9      5.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      35              37.7    -2.7       48
DAYS >= 1.0        12              18.7    -6.7       14
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   01/07                         15
 24 HR TOTAL      4.2   MM                          11.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4539              5340    -801     4701
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2093      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     594               558      36      844
 SINCE 1/1        594               557      37      844
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/340    DATE  06/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/340    DATE  06/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          146
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            128
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         91

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               53     RAIN                      83
LIGHT RAIN              164     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       9
LIGHT SNOW               36     SLEET                      0
FOG                     198     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     30
HAZE                     21

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

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