Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
852 AM EDT SUN MAY 10 2015

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...THE CHARLESTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/24/1925
 LOW               18   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            86   04/13        MM      MM       87  04/13
LOWEST             29   04/05        MM      MM       26  04/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.5              67.7     0.8     72.1
AVG. MINIMUM     44.4              44.5    -0.1     45.4
MEAN             56.4              56.1     0.3     58.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               3.1    -1.1        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.15   1908
 MINIMUM         0.50   1976
TOTALS           6.29              3.24    3.05     2.99
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.11    0.10     0.10
DAYS >= .01        15              13.6     1.4       11
DAYS >= .10         9               8.2     0.8        7
DAYS >= .50         4               1.9     2.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.3     1.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.92   04/13 TO 04/14           04/03 TO 04/04
                                                          04/04 TO 04/04
                                                          04/04 TO 04/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.7   1987
TOTALS            0.0               1.4    -1.4      0.3
SINCE 7/1        29.1              36.4    -7.3     51.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30           04/04 TO 04/04
                                                          04/04 TO 04/04
                                                          04/04 TO 04/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     263               294     -31      201
 SINCE 7/1       4781              4348     433     4686
COOLING TOTAL      15                27     -12       18
 SINCE 1/1         15                32     -17       18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/233
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/320    DATE  04/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/310    DATE  04/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     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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