Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1057 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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...THE ELKINS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   04/24/1925
 LOW                3   04/10/1985
HIGHEST            80   04/18        MM      MM       80  04/13
LOWEST             12   04/10        MM      MM       24  04/05
                                                          04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.7              62.8     1.9     64.0
AVG. MINIMUM     36.5              36.6    -0.1     39.4
MEAN             50.6              49.7     0.9     51.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              10.2     3.8        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.25   1927
 MINIMUM         1.02   1971
TOTALS           3.45              3.80   -0.35     6.97
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.13   -0.01     0.23
DAYS >= .01        17              15.2     1.8       18
DAYS >= .10        10               9.3     0.7       14
DAYS >= .50         3               2.3     0.7        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.82   04/07 TO 04/07           04/08 TO 04/09
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    04/09(00) TO 04/09(00)
                                                 04/30(00) TO 04/30(00)0
                                                 04/30(00) TO 04/30(00)0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.8   1987
TOTALS            8.4               5.5     2.9      0.0
SINCE 7/1        59.0              83.5   -24.5     70.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.6     1.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4R  04/10                          0
 24 HR TOTAL      5.1R  MM                       04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     426               462     -36      395
 SINCE 7/1       4730              5563    -833     5827
COOLING TOTAL       3                 3       0        3
 SINCE 1/1          3                 3       0        3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/280    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/300    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      3

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

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