Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1239 AM EST THU FEB 2 2017

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...THE BECKLEY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1963 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              73   01/31/2002
                        01/31/2002
                        01/31/2002
 LOW              -22   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            62   01/20                         62
                        01/12
LOWEST              0   01/08                          2
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.3              39.4     5.9     37.8
AVG. MINIMUM     31.4              22.8     8.6     20.3
MEAN             38.3              31.1     7.2     29.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8               8.8    -0.8       11
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              24.3   -10.3       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               1.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.07   1937
 MINIMUM         0.53   1983
TOTALS           4.71              2.81    1.90     2.42
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.09    0.06     0.08
DAYS >= .01        22              15.1     6.9       13
DAYS >= .10        13               6.9     6.1        8
DAYS >= .50         2               1.6     0.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.60   01/23 TO 01/24           01/22 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           40.9   2010
TOTALS           13.3              18.0    -4.7     18.7
SINCE 7/1        18.3              33.9   -15.6     18.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 3      -2        3
DAYS >= 1.0         5               5.8    -0.8        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   01/07                         15
 24 HR TOTAL      4.0   01/29 TO 01/29              11.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     819              1051    -232     1107
 SINCE 7/1       2514              3144    -630     2496
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/270    DATE  01/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/280    DATE  01/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      6

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

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