Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
852 AM EDT SUN MAY 10 2015

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...THE BECKLEY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1963 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              86   04/18/1976
 LOW               11   04/10/1985
HIGHEST            80   04/09                         82
LOWEST             28   04/05                         21
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.3              62.8     0.5     66.9
AVG. MINIMUM     43.5              41.4     2.1     42.9
MEAN             53.4              52.1     1.3     54.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               5.6    -2.6        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.07   1910
 MINIMUM         0.28   1976
TOTALS           6.46              3.36    3.10     2.68
DAILY AVG.       0.22              0.11    0.11     0.09
DAYS >= .01        15              14.2     0.8       12
DAYS >= .10        12               7.8     4.2        7
DAYS >= .50         3               2.0     1.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.4     1.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.88   04/14 TO 04/14           04/03 TO 04/04
                        04/13 TO 04/14                    04/04 TO 04/04
                        04/14 TO 04/14                    04/04 TO 04/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           18.6   1987
TOTALS            0.0               2.9    -2.9      0.6
SINCE 7/1        66.2              61.9     4.3     76.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30               0.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     344               396     -52      300
 SINCE 7/1       5356              5109     247     5326
COOLING TOTAL       3                 9      -6        5
 SINCE 1/1          3                10      -7        5
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/130    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/250    DATE  04/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

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