Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
303 PM EDT TUE MAY 04 2021

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
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             96   04/24/1925
 LOW              18   04/01/1923
HIGHEST           86   04/27                          82
LOWEST            24   04/03                          29
AVG. MAXIMUM    66.9               69.4    -2.5     63.4
AVG. MINIMUM    42.4               44.5    -2.1     41.4
MEAN            54.7               56.9    -2.2     52.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX >= 80     6                                  MM
DAYS MAX >= 100    0                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     5                3.5     1.5        6
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 10     0                                  MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        7.15   1908
 MINIMUM        0.50   1976
TOTALS          2.26               3.56   -1.30     5.91
DAILY AVG.      0.08               0.12   -0.04     0.20
DAYS >= .01       11               13.4    -2.4       17
DAYS >= .10        6                8.3    -2.3       11
DAYS >= .50        1                2.1    -1.1        5
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.75   04/28 TO 04/29               1.17

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          20.7   1987
 24 HR TOTAL    10.9   04/04/1987 TO 04/04/1987
 SNOW DEPTH       17   04/05/1987
TOTALS             T                0.5    -0.5      0.1
SINCE 7/1       23.5               31.5    -8.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     T                                   0
DAYS >= TRACE      3                0.5     2.5        1
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH       MM                                   0
 24 HR TOTAL       T   04/01 TO 04/01                0.1
                       04/21 TO 04/21
                       04/22 TO 04/22

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    323                272      51      375
 SINCE 7/1      4155               4241     -86     3836
COOLING TOTAL     19                 30     -11        2
 SINCE 1/1        23                 35     -12       23

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        10/17
LATEST                          05/10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/230    DATE  04/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/260    DATE  04/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.52
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

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

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