Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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

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

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              80   12/03/1982
                        12/10/1971
 LOW              -17   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            67   12/24        MM      MM       75  12/21
LOWEST             20   12/31        MM      MM       14  12/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.3              45.6     1.7     48.1
AVG. MINIMUM     32.8              29.2     3.6     30.4
MEAN             40.1              37.4     2.7     39.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               4.0    -3.0        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              19.5    -4.5       20
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.02   1978
 MINIMUM         0.45   1965
TOTALS           2.85              3.27   -0.42     6.24
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.11   -0.02     0.20
DAYS >= .01        12              14.4    -2.4       17
DAYS >= .10         8               7.8     0.2        8
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0        5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.14   12/05 TO 12/06           12/06 TO 12/06
                                                          12/06 TO 12/06
                                                          12/06 TO 12/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.9   1995
TOTALS              T               6.7    -6.7      3.2
SINCE 7/1         1.0               8.1    -7.1      6.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.5    -2.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/19 TO 12/19           12/06 TO 12/06
                                                          12/06 TO 12/06
                                                          12/06 TO 12/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     766               856     -90      793
 SINCE 7/1       1809              1740      69     1750
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        2
 SINCE 1/1       1049              1097     -48     1123
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/259
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/260    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/270    DATE  12/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         21

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      1
FOG                      19     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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