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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 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              92   03/25/1929
 LOW               -5   03/04/1943
HIGHEST            75   03/11        MM      MM       75  03/10
LOWEST              4   03/04        MM      MM       17  03/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.7              56.2    -2.5     48.4
AVG. MINIMUM     29.6              35.4    -5.8     31.1
MEAN             41.6              45.8    -4.2     39.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.8     0.2        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              12.4     8.6       21
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.90   1890
 MINIMUM         0.66   1910
TOTALS           3.70              3.91   -0.21     3.17
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.13   -0.01     0.10
DAYS >= .01         9              14.4    -5.4       15
DAYS >= .10         8               8.4    -0.4        8
DAYS >= .50         2               2.7    -0.7        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.37   03/29 TO 03/29           03/24 TO 03/24
                                                          03/06 TO 03/06
                                                          03/06 TO 03/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.4   1914
TOTALS           13.7               5.8     7.9      2.5
SINCE 7/1        51.4              35.0    16.4     25.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      11
DAYS >= 1.0         4               1.8     2.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4R  03/17                          1  03/06
                        03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0R  03/03 TO 03/03           03/06 TO 03/06
                                                          03/06 TO 03/06
                                                          03/06 TO 03/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     718               600     118      777
 SINCE 7/1       4485              4054     431     4160
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 5      -5        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/268
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/260    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/260    DATE  03/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      3
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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