Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
343 PM EDT MON APR 3 2017

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...THE BECKLEY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1963 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              82   03/20/2012
 LOW               -5   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            73   03/25                         77
LOWEST              9   03/15                         19
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.1              51.8     0.3     60.7
AVG. MINIMUM     32.6              32.3     0.3     39.5
MEAN             42.3              42.1     0.2     50.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               1.8     0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     17              15.7     1.3        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.84   1935
 MINIMUM         0.50   1910
TOTALS           4.17              3.57    0.60     2.30
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.12    0.01     0.07
DAYS >= .01        17              15.6     1.4       12
DAYS >= .10        11               8.2     2.8        6
DAYS >= .50         3               2.0     1.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.99   03/31 TO 03/31           03/14 TO 03/15
                                                          03/15 TO 03/15
                                                          03/15 TO 03/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           48.0   1960
TOTALS            5.4               8.5    -3.1      6.2
SINCE 7/1        24.2              59.0   -34.8     43.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/14                          4
 24 HR TOTAL      4.2   MM                           5.9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     694               712     -18      456
 SINCE 7/1       3828              4713    -885     3831
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        2
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/300    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/290    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      4

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

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