Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
418 PM EDT WED MAY 3 2017

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...THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/24/1925
 LOW               18   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            90   04/30        MM      MM       87  04/20
LOWEST             29   04/08        MM      MM       23  04/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.7              67.7     6.0     70.7
AVG. MINIMUM     49.1              44.5     4.6     44.4
MEAN             61.4              56.1     5.3     57.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               3.1    -2.1        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.15   1908
 MINIMUM         0.50   1976
TOTALS           2.78              3.24   -0.46     2.95
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.11   -0.02     0.10
DAYS >= .01        18              13.6     4.4       14
DAYS >= .10         9               8.2     0.8        7
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.18   03/31 TO 04/01           04/26 TO 04/27
                                                          04/09 TO 04/09
                                                          04/09 TO 04/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.7   1987
TOTALS              T               1.4    -1.4      1.5
SINCE 7/1         7.5              36.4   -28.9     33.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             1  04/09
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/07 TO 04/07           04/09 TO 04/09
                                                          04/09 TO 04/09
                                                          04/09 TO 04/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     148               294    -146      258
 SINCE 7/1       3424              4348    -924     3578
COOLING TOTAL      50                27      23       42
 SINCE 1/1         53                32      21       46
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/230    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/250    DATE  04/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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