Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
802 AM EDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              98   05/09/1930
                        05/31/1929
 LOW               26   05/10/1966
HIGHEST            90   05/17        MM      MM       89  05/27
LOWEST             36   05/08        MM      MM       36  05/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.1              74.8    -0.7     73.1
AVG. MINIMUM     54.5              52.7     1.8     52.7
MEAN             64.3              63.7     0.6     62.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.76   2001
 MINIMUM         0.84   1977
TOTALS           5.46              4.80    0.66     5.09
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.15    0.03     0.16
DAYS >= .01        17              14.1     2.9       16
DAYS >= .10        12               9.3     2.7       13
DAYS >= .50         3               3.6    -0.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.9     1.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.07   05/24 TO 05/24           04/30 TO 05/01
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         7.5              36.4   -28.9     33.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31           05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     104               117     -13      138
 SINCE 7/1       3528              4465    -937     3716
COOLING TOTAL      92                78      14       84
 SINCE 1/1        145               110      35      130
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/210    DATE  05/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/200    DATE  05/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

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