Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1059 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1963 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              73   01/31/2002
 LOW              -22   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            62   01/31                         61
LOWEST              2   01/20                         -5
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.8              39.4    -1.6     38.4
AVG. MINIMUM     20.3              22.8    -2.5     21.6
MEAN             29.0              31.1    -2.1     30.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               8.8     2.2        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              24.3     3.7       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.1    -1.1        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.07   1937
 MINIMUM         0.53   1983
TOTALS           2.42              2.81   -0.39     2.23
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.09   -0.01     0.07
DAYS >= .01        13              15.1    -2.1       12
DAYS >= .10         8               6.9     1.1        6
DAYS >= .50         1               1.6    -0.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.96   01/22 TO 01/23           01/23 TO 01/24
                                                          01/24 TO 01/24
                                                          01/24 TO 01/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           40.9   2010
TOTALS           18.7              18.0     0.7     10.6
SINCE 7/1        18.7              33.9   -15.2     15.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 3       0        1
DAYS >= 1.0         3               5.8    -2.8        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        15   01/24                          5
 24 HR TOTAL     11.2R  MM                           6.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1107              1051      56     1079
 SINCE 7/1       2496              3144    -648     3172
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/260    DATE  01/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/260    DATE  01/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               16     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      6

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

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