Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
343 PM EDT MON APR 3 2017

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...THE ELKINS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              86   03/25/1929
 LOW              -15   03/02/1978
HIGHEST            74   03/24        MM      MM       78  03/10
                                                          03/09
LOWEST             11   03/17        MM      MM       15  03/03
                        03/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.6              51.7     0.9     60.7
AVG. MINIMUM     30.5              28.0     2.5     32.6
MEAN             41.6              39.8     1.8     46.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               1.8     1.2
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              20.4    -5.4       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.85   1963
 MINIMUM         0.68   1910
TOTALS           4.14              3.96    0.18     2.37
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.13    0.00     0.08
DAYS >= .01        18              16.4     1.6       13
DAYS >= .10        11               9.6     1.4        8
DAYS >= .50         4               2.4     1.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.68   03/31 TO 03/31           03/13 TO 03/14
                                                          03/19 TO 03/19
                                                          03/19 TO 03/19
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    03/14(00) TO 03/14(00)
                                                 03/19(00) TO 03/19(00)9
                                                 03/19(00) TO 03/19(00)9

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           41.6   1999
TOTALS           10.9              12.5    -1.6      2.9
SINCE 7/1        41.3              78.0   -36.7     50.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               3.8    -0.8        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   03/15                          1
 24 HR TOTAL      6.5   03/14 TO 03/14           03/19 TO 03/19
                                                          03/19 TO 03/19
                                                          03/19 TO 03/19

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     717               780     -63      562
 SINCE 7/1       4120              5101    -981     4304
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/270    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/250    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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