Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
115 PM EST TUE JAN 3 2017

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

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              74   12/27/2015
 LOW              -18   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            66   12/18                         74
LOWEST              5   12/16                         21
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.0              42.3     0.7     56.2
AVG. MINIMUM     27.1              26.2     0.9     39.2
MEAN             35.0              34.2     0.8     47.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               6.8    -0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              22.5     0.5        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.08   1922
 MINIMUM         0.57   1965
TOTALS           4.64              3.00    1.64     3.55
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.10    0.05     0.11
DAYS >= .01        14              14.9    -0.9       16
DAYS >= .10         8               7.3     0.7        8
DAYS >= .50         5               1.8     3.2        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.22   11/30 TO 12/01           12/01 TO 12/02
                                                          12/18 TO 12/18
                                                          12/18 TO 12/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           47.3   2010
TOTALS            4.8              12.9    -8.1        T
SINCE 7/1         5.0              15.9   -10.9        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               4.0    -3.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/31                          0
 24 HR TOTAL      3.5   12/30 TO 12/30                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     920               953     -33      530
 SINCE 7/1       1695              2093    -398     1389
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        844               557     287      758
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/270    DATE  12/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/220    DATE  12/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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