Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
740 PM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE BECKLEY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1963 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              82   03/20/2012
 LOW               -5   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            77   03/10                         73
LOWEST             19   03/03                          4
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.7              51.8     8.9     52.9
AVG. MINIMUM     39.5              32.3     7.2     32.6
MEAN             50.1              42.1     8.0     42.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.8    -1.8        2
DAYS MIN <= 32      9              15.7    -6.7       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.84   1935
 MINIMUM         0.50   1910
TOTALS           2.30              3.57   -1.27     5.69
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.12   -0.05     0.18
DAYS >= .01        12              15.6    -3.6       16
DAYS >= .10         6               8.2    -2.2       13
DAYS >= .50         1               2.0    -1.0        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.70   03/14 TO 03/15           03/04 TO 03/04
                                                          03/05 TO 03/05
                                                          03/05 TO 03/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           48.0   1960
TOTALS            6.2               8.5    -2.3      7.2
SINCE 7/1        43.0              59.0   -16.0     66.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.5    -1.5        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/04                         16
 24 HR TOTAL      5.9   MM                           5.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     456               712    -256      679
 SINCE 7/1       3831              4713    -882     5012
COOLING TOTAL       2                 1       1        0
 SINCE 1/1          2                 1       1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/250    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/230    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      1

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

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