Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
802 AM EDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE BECKLEY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              89   05/20/1996
                        05/19/1996
 LOW               23   05/10/1966
HIGHEST            85   05/20                         85
                        05/17
LOWEST             35   05/08                         34
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.1              70.2    -1.1     69.0
AVG. MINIMUM     51.9              49.4     2.5     49.6
MEAN             60.5              59.8     0.7     59.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.56   1924
 MINIMUM         1.03   1977
TOTALS           6.70              4.66    2.04     6.59
DAILY AVG.       0.22              0.15    0.07     0.21
DAYS >= .01        18              14.7     3.3       18
DAYS >= .10        13               9.6     3.4       15
DAYS >= .50         5               3.2     1.8        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.37   05/12 TO 05/12           04/30 TO 05/01
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1        26.0              62.0   -36.0     45.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     167               192     -25      200
 SINCE 7/1       4217              5301   -1084     4379
COOLING TOTAL      34                31       3       33
 SINCE 1/1         65                41      24       41
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/300    DATE  05/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/170    DATE  05/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      12
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     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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