Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1017 AM EST TUE MAR 02 2021

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...THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2020 TO 2/28/2021...

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             81   02/20/2018
                       01/15/1932
 LOW             -17   12/30/1917
HIGHEST           71   02/24                          80
LOWEST            10   02/21                          13
AVG. MAXIMUM    42.9               44.9    -2.0     50.3
AVG. MINIMUM    27.9               28.0    -0.1     31.8
MEAN            35.4               36.4    -1.0     41.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32    13               14.1    -1.1        3
DAYS MAX >= 80     0                                  MM
DAYS MAX >= 100    0                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= 32    72               59.2    12.8       49
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 10     0                                  MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       18.74   1923
 MINIMUM        4.58   1941
TOTALS         11.61               9.46    2.15    13.16
DAILY AVG.      0.13               0.11    0.02     0.14
DAYS >= .01       48               42.8     5.2       41
DAYS >= .10       21               22.8    -1.8       29
DAYS >= .50        6                5.6     0.4       10
DAYS >= 1.00       3                1.1     1.9        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   2.23                                1.61

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          71.2   1996
 24 HR TOTAL    15.5   01/04/1994 TO 01/04/1994
TOTALS          23.1               27.8    -4.7      9.3
SINCE 7/1       23.5               29.2    -5.7       MM
DAYS >= TRACE     38               20.5    17.5       28
DAYS >= 1.0       11                8.5     2.5        3
DAYS >= 3.0        0                                  MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        4   12/25                           2
 24 HR TOTAL     5.4                                 3.0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   2635               2570      65     2162
 SINCE 7/1      3346               3454    -108       MM
COOLING TOTAL      0                  1      -1        5
 SINCE 1/1         0                  0       0        5
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/240    DATE  02/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/300    DATE  02/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.74
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             30
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         51

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               40     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN         12     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               39     SLEET                      6
FOG                      59     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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