Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
125 PM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE BECKLEY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1963 TO 2014

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            68   03/11                         69
LOWEST                  03/04                         10
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.4              51.8    -2.4     42.9
AVG. MINIMUM     27.2              32.3    -5.1     27.6
MEAN             38.3              42.1    -3.8     35.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               1.8     3.2        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              15.7     7.3       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.0     1.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.84   1935
 MINIMUM         0.50   1910
TOTALS           2.47              3.57   -1.10     2.15
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.12   -0.04     0.07
DAYS >= .01        10              15.6    -5.6       19
DAYS >= .10         5               8.2    -3.2        7
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.90   03/02 TO 03/02           03/05 TO 03/05
                                                          03/05 TO 03/05
                                                          03/05 TO 03/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           48.0   1960
TOTALS           14.0               8.5     5.5     16.1
SINCE 7/1        74.7              59.0    15.7     72.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         5               2.5     2.5        9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   03/04                          4
 24 HR TOTAL      6.5   03/03 TO 03/03               2.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     818               712     106      914
 SINCE 7/1       5026              4713     313     4728
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/270    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/260    DATE  03/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
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                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      8

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

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