Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1057 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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...THE CHARLESTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 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              96   04/24/1925
 LOW               18   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            87   04/20        MM      MM       86  04/13
LOWEST             23   04/10        MM      MM       29  04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.7              67.7     3.0     68.5
AVG. MINIMUM     44.4              44.5    -0.1     44.4
MEAN             57.6              56.1     1.5     56.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               3.1     2.9        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.15   1908
 MINIMUM         0.50   1976
TOTALS           2.95              3.24   -0.29     6.29
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.11   -0.01     0.21
DAYS >= .01        14              13.6     0.4       15
DAYS >= .10         7               8.2    -1.2        9
DAYS >= .50         2               1.9     0.1        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.48   04/26 TO 04/27           04/13 TO 04/14
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.7   1987
TOTALS            1.5               1.4     0.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1        33.5              36.4    -2.9     29.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       4
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.2     0.8        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1R  04/09                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5R  04/09 TO 04/09           04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     258               294     -36      263
 SINCE 7/1       3578              4348    -770     4781
COOLING TOTAL      42                27      15       15
 SINCE 1/1         46                32      14       15
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/243
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/300    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/250    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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