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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
202 PM EST SUN JAN 4 2015

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...THE ELKINS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 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              76   12/07/1951
 LOW              -28   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            63   12/24        MM      MM       74  12/21
LOWEST             16   12/31        MM      MM        8  12/24
                        12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.2              42.3     2.9     45.6
AVG. MINIMUM     28.1              22.7     5.4     24.9
MEAN             36.6              32.5     4.1     35.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               6.8    -2.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              24.8    -3.8       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.1    -1.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.95   1923
 MINIMUM         0.90   1965
TOTALS           3.61              3.26    0.35     6.27
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01     0.20
DAYS >= .01        13              16.7    -3.7       19
DAYS >= .10        10               8.5     1.5       11
DAYS >= .50         2               1.7     0.3        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.35   12/05 TO 12/06           12/05 TO 12/06
                                                          12/08 TO 12/08
                                                          12/08 TO 12/08
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/06(00) TO 12/06(00)
                                                 12/08(00) TO 12/08(00)8
                                                 12/08(00) TO 12/08(00)8

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           36.7   1993
TOTALS            1.5              16.8   -15.3      9.0
SINCE 7/1         9.1              22.4   -13.3     15.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               5.5    -4.5        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/11                          3
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   12/10 TO 12/10           12/08 TO 12/08
                                                          12/08 TO 12/08
                                                          12/08 TO 12/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     872              1007    -135      915
 SINCE 7/1       2228              2291     -63     2210
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        505               475      30      533
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/290    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  12/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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