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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 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              78   01/29/1914
 LOW              -24   01/20/1984
HIGHEST            66   01/12        MM      MM       62  01/31
LOWEST             -4   01/09        MM      MM       -5  01/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.8              39.0     6.8     37.1
AVG. MINIMUM     28.3              19.4     8.9     12.4
MEAN             37.0              29.2     7.8     24.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               9.6    -2.6
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              25.3    -9.3       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               2.9    -0.9        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.93   1907
 MINIMUM         1.05   1967
TOTALS           5.09              3.23    1.86     2.37
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.10    0.06     0.08
DAYS >= .01        25              17.9     7.1       14
DAYS >= .10        13               8.6     4.4        6
DAYS >= .50         3               1.3     1.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.08   01/14 TO 01/14           01/22 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)
                                                 01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)3
                                                 01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)3

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           54.1   1985
TOTALS           10.3              24.4   -14.1     27.5
SINCE 7/1        20.5              46.8   -26.3     27.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        4
DAYS >= 1.0         4               7.2    -3.2        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/30                         20
                        01/06
 24 HR TOTAL      4.1   MM                       01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     862              1110    -248     1242
 SINCE 7/1       2725              3401    -676     2830
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/230    DATE  01/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/230    DATE  01/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         23

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      9

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

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