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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 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              78   01/29/1914
 LOW              -24   01/20/1984
HIGHEST            62   01/31        MM      MM       63  01/04
LOWEST             -5   01/20        MM      MM       -5  01/11
                                                          01/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.1              39.0    -1.9     37.0
AVG. MINIMUM     12.4              19.4    -7.0     18.1
MEAN             24.7              29.2    -4.5     27.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               9.6     1.4
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              25.3     5.7       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               2.9     2.1        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.93   1907
 MINIMUM         1.05   1967
TOTALS           2.37              3.23   -0.86     3.02
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.10
DAYS >= .01        14              17.9    -3.9       17
DAYS >= .10         6               8.6    -2.6       10
DAYS >= .50         1               1.3    -0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.07   01/22 TO 01/23           01/03 TO 01/04
                                                          01/06 TO 01/06
                                                          01/06 TO 01/06
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/04(00) TO 01/04(00)
                                                 01/06(00) TO 01/06(00)6
                                                 01/06(00) TO 01/06(00)6

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           54.1   1985
TOTALS           27.5              24.4     3.1     16.3
SINCE 7/1        27.9              46.8   -18.9     25.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4                 4       0        1
DAYS >= 1.0         6               7.2    -1.2        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        20R  01/24                          7
 24 HR TOTAL     11.8R  MM                       01/06 TO 01/06
                                                          01/06 TO 01/06
                                                          01/06 TO 01/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1242              1110     132     1153
 SINCE 7/1       2830              3401    -571     3381
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/240    DATE  01/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/250    DATE  01/17

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)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               19     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                     10

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

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