Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1049 AM EDT THU JUN 4 2015

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...THE CHARLESTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              98   05/09/1930
                        05/31/1929
 LOW               26   05/10/1966
HIGHEST            91   05/10        MM      MM       89  05/14
                        05/08                             05/13
LOWEST             42   05/14        MM      MM       37  05/19
                        05/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.8              74.8     7.0     77.8
AVG. MINIMUM     55.4              52.7     2.7     52.5
MEAN             68.6              63.7     4.9     65.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               0.3     4.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.76   2001
 MINIMUM         0.84   1977
TOTALS           1.94              4.80   -2.86     2.37
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.15   -0.09     0.08
DAYS >= .01        10              14.1    -4.1       11
DAYS >= .10         6               9.3    -3.3        6
DAYS >= .50         0               3.6    -3.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.69   05/26 TO 05/27           05/10 TO 05/10
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        29.1              36.4    -7.3     51.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31           05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      54               117     -63       87
 SINCE 7/1       4835              4465     370     4773
COOLING TOTAL     174                78      96      103
 SINCE 1/1        189               110      79      121
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/230
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/230    DATE  05/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/240    DATE  05/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

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

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