Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED FOR MONTHLY PRECIPITATION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
452 PM EST THU FEB 8 2018

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...THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2018

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
                        10/07/5881
                        10/07/5881
 LOW              -16   01/19/1994
                        10/07/5881
                        10/07/5881
HIGHEST            71   01/11                         68
LOWEST             -2   01/02                          4
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.3              42.5    -0.2     48.9
AVG. MINIMUM     20.3              26.3    -6.0     33.6
MEAN             31.3              34.4    -3.1     41.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               6.5     4.5        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              21.5     5.5       13
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               0.6     2.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.11   1950
 MINIMUM         1.05   1896
TOTALS           3.37              3.00    0.37     4.77
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.10    0.01     0.15
DAYS >= .01        12              15.0    -3.0       21
DAYS >= .10         8               7.5     0.5       12
DAYS >= .50         2               1.8     0.2        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.64   01/12 TO 01/12              1.03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           39.5   1978
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        16   01/24/2016
                        01/23/2016
TOTALS            7.6              11.3    -3.7      6.3
SINCE 7/1         9.6              19.4    -9.8      7.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE      14               8.4     5.6        9
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.0    -1.0        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   01/17                          3  01/06
 24 HR TOTAL      4.3   01/16 TO 01/16               3.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1035               948      87      729
 SINCE 7/1       2719              2688      31     2175
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/190    DATE  01/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/190    DATE  01/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      3
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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