Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
326 AM EST SAT JAN 02 2021

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1901 TO 2021

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH            108   07/04/1931
                       08/06/1918
 LOW             -17   12/30/1917
HIGHEST           96   07/16                          98
                       07/21
LOWEST            13   01/22                           2
AVG. MAXIMUM    67.6               65.7     1.9     68.9
AVG. MINIMUM    47.0               45.7     1.3     46.8
MEAN            57.3               55.7     1.6     57.9
DAYS MAX >= 90    32               15.9    16.1       54
DAYS MAX <= 32     5               15.4   -10.4       11
DAYS MAX >= 80   115                                  MM
DAYS MAX >= 100    0                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= 32    79               87.9    -8.9       88
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 10     0                                  MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       67.05   2018
 MINIMUM       26.13   1930
TOTALS         50.40              44.03    6.37    46.91
DAILY AVG.      0.14               0.12    0.02     0.13
DAYS >= .01      162              150.7    11.3      143
DAYS >= .10      105               90.3    14.7       92
DAYS >= .50       37               29.7     7.3       30
DAYS >= 1.00       8                8.2    -0.2        8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   2.20                                2.35

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL         106.0   1996
 24 HR TOTAL    17.1   03/13/1993 TO 03/13/1993
TOTALS          18.5               36.4   -17.9      9.0
SINCE 7/1        9.2                8.1     1.1       MM
DAYS >= TRACE     35               26.6     8.4       43
DAYS >= 1.0        6               10.9    -4.9        3
DAYS >= 3.0        0                                  MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        4   12/25                           2
 24 HR TOTAL     5.4                                 2.6

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   4021               4480    -459     4001
 SINCE 7/1      1560               1740    -180       MM
COOLING TOTAL   1313               1097     216     1514
 SINCE 1/1      1313               1097     216     1514
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/230    DATE  11/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/270    DATE  01/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.61
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           71
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            171
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        124

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             47     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               23     RAIN                      61
LIGHT RAIN              184     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               34     SLEET                      4
FOG                     227     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     40
HAZE                     14

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

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