Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
326 AM EST SAT JAN 02 2021

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...THE BECKLEY WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2021

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH            103   08/11/1926
                       07/21/1926
 LOW             -22   01/21/1985
HIGHEST           90   07/19                          92
                       07/21
LOWEST             8   12/26                          -2
AVG. MAXIMUM    63.1               61.3     1.8     64.6
AVG. MINIMUM    44.8               42.5     2.3     44.8
MEAN            53.9               51.9     2.0     54.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     2                1.0     1.0        6
DAYS MAX <= 32    12               24.6   -12.6       18
DAYS MAX >= 80    75                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= 32    98              106.5    -8.5       92
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                1.9    -1.9        2
DAYS MIN <= 10     0                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= -5     0                                  MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       57.41   1935
 MINIMUM       32.62   1965
TOTALS         51.64              41.19   10.45    44.06
DAILY AVG.      0.14               0.11    0.03     0.12
DAYS >= .01      182              157.3    24.7      147
DAYS >= .10      112               88.9    23.1       92
DAYS >= .50       33               25.5     7.5       28
DAYS >= 1.00       7                6.9     0.1        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   2.35   08/12 TO 08/12               1.66

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL         100.1   1996
 24 HR TOTAL    27.7   03/13/1993 TO 03/13/1993
TOTALS          34.4               62.0   -27.6     27.1
SINCE 7/1       14.2               15.9    -1.7       MM
DAYS >= TRACE     47               37.7     9.3       48
DAYS >= 1.0       14               18.7    -4.7       10
DAYS >= 3.0        2                                  MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        6   12/25                           3
 24 HR TOTAL     6.2   12/24 TO 12/25                4.3

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   4725               5340    -615     4595
 SINCE 7/1      1800               2093    -293       MM
COOLING TOTAL    797                558     239      948
 SINCE 1/1       797                557     240      948
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/210    DATE  01/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/210    DATE  01/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          135
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            127
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        104

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             42     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               47     RAIN                      89
LIGHT RAIN              188     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW               10     SNOW                      15
LIGHT SNOW               46     SLEET                      0
FOG                     216     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     56
HAZE                     26

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

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