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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1057 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1963 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              86   04/18/1976
 LOW               11   04/10/1985
HIGHEST            80   04/18                         80
LOWEST             17   04/10                         28
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.1              62.8     2.3     63.3
AVG. MINIMUM     41.4              41.4     0.0     43.5
MEAN             53.3              52.1     1.2     53.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      7               5.6     1.4        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.07   1910
 MINIMUM         0.28   1976
TOTALS           2.36              3.36   -1.00     6.46
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.11   -0.03     0.22
DAYS >= .01        12              14.2    -2.2       15
DAYS >= .10         8               7.8     0.2       12
DAYS >= .50         1               2.0    -1.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.62   04/26 TO 04/27           04/14 TO 04/14
                                                          04/13 TO 04/14
                                                          04/14 TO 04/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           18.6   1987
TOTALS            2.5               2.9    -0.4      0.0
SINCE 7/1        45.5              61.9   -16.4     66.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.8     1.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3R  04/09                          0
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5R  04/09 TO 04/09               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     348               396     -48      344
 SINCE 7/1       4179              5109    -930     5356
COOLING TOTAL       6                 9      -3        3
 SINCE 1/1          8                10      -2        3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/280    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/260    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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