Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1239 AM EST THU FEB 2 2017

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...THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              81   01/14/1932
                        10/07/5881
                        10/07/5881
 LOW              -16   01/19/1994
                        10/07/5881
                        10/07/5881
HIGHEST            68   01/12        MM      MM       66  01/31
LOWEST              4   01/09        MM      MM        6  01/20
                                                          01/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.9              42.5     6.4     40.7
AVG. MINIMUM     33.6              26.3     7.3     21.3
MEAN             41.2              34.4     6.8     31.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               6.5    -2.5        8
DAYS MIN <= 32     13              21.5    -8.5       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.6    -0.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.11   1950
 MINIMUM         1.05   1896
TOTALS           4.77              3.00    1.77     2.54
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.10    0.05     0.08
DAYS >= .01        21              15.0     6.0       11
DAYS >= .10        12               7.5     4.5        6
DAYS >= .50         3               1.8     1.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.03   01/23 TO 01/23           01/22 TO 01/23
                                                          01/22 TO 01/22
                                                          01/22 TO 01/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           39.5   1978
TOTALS            6.3              11.3    -5.0     21.3
SINCE 7/1         7.5              19.4   -11.9     21.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        2
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.0    -1.0        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   01/06                         16  01/24
                                                          01/23
 24 HR TOTAL      3.3   MM                       01/22 TO 01/22
                                                          01/22 TO 01/22
                                                          01/22 TO 01/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     729               948    -219     1043
 SINCE 7/1       2175              2688    -513     2173
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/270    DATE  01/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/280    DATE  01/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.90
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         24

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     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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