Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
303 PM EDT TUE MAY 04 2021

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...THE BECKLEY WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2021...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
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             87   04/26/1949
                       04/25/1925
                       04/24/1925
 LOW               8   04/01/1923
HIGHEST           84   04/27                          75
LOWEST            21   04/02                          26
                       04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM    62.9               64.4    -1.5     59.0
AVG. MINIMUM    40.7               42.6    -1.9     38.2
MEAN            51.8               53.5    -1.7     48.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX >= 80     2                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     6                5.6     0.4        9
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 10     0                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= -5     0                                  MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        9.07   1910
 MINIMUM        0.28   1976
TOTALS          2.04               3.58   -1.54     5.78
DAILY AVG.      0.07               0.12   -0.05     0.19
DAYS >= .01       12               14.1    -2.1       20
DAYS >= .10        6                8.3    -2.3       11
DAYS >= .50        1                2.2    -1.2        4
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.58   04/24 TO 04/25               1.28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          18.6   1987
 24 HR TOTAL    13.1   04/03/1987 TO 04/03/1987
 SNOW DEPTH       15   04/06/1987
                       04/05/1987
TOTALS           0.8                1.5    -0.7      1.5
SINCE 7/1       44.4               55.9   -11.5       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     T                                   0
DAYS >= TRACE      4                1.5     2.5        4
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.6    -0.6        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH       MM                                   0
 24 HR TOTAL     0.8   04/21 TO 04/21                1.5

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    398                358      40      485
 SINCE 7/1      4687               4866    -179     4402
COOLING TOTAL     11                 13      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1        11                 15      -4       14

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        10/17
LATEST                          05/10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/280    DATE  04/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/260    DATE  04/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.45
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

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