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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1899 TO 2021

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             99   07/16/1988
                       08/06/1918
 LOW             -28   12/30/1917
HIGHEST           92   07/07                          92
                       06/09
LOWEST             2   02/15                         -13
AVG. MAXIMUM    64.9               61.7     3.2     65.4
AVG. MINIMUM    41.7               38.8     2.9     41.5
MEAN            53.3               50.3     3.0     53.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     9                2.3     6.7        7
DAYS MAX <= 32    11               25.5   -14.5       19
DAYS MAX >= 80    88                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= 32   120              133.0   -13.0      120
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                5.4    -5.4        4
DAYS MIN <= 10     0                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= -5     0                                  MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       72.88   1996
 MINIMUM       28.38   1930
TOTALS         56.51              45.93   10.58    50.03
DAILY AVG.      0.15               0.13    0.02     0.14
DAYS >= .01      187              174.9    12.1      165
DAYS >= .10      120              101.8    18.2      108
DAYS >= .50       37               28.0     9.0       32
DAYS >= 1.00      11                7.2     3.8       12
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   3.05   07/30 TO 07/31               1.98

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL         136.6   1996
 24 HR TOTAL    19.9   12/19/2009 TO 12/19/2009
TOTALS          42.6               83.5   -40.9     37.0
SINCE 7/1       17.6               22.4    -4.8       MM
DAYS >= TRACE     54               48.4     5.6       54
DAYS >= 1.0       14               26.3   -12.3       13
DAYS >= 3.0        2                                  MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        4   01/08                           4
                       12/26
 24 HR TOTAL     6.0   12/24 TO 12/25                4.8

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   4925               5851    -926     4898
 SINCE 7/1      1944               2292    -348       MM
COOLING TOTAL    750                476     274      844
 SINCE 1/1       750                475     275      844
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/270    DATE  01/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/260    DATE  01/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.55
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          100
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            150
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        116

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             47     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               72     RAIN                     103
LIGHT RAIN              198     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                7     SNOW                       9
LIGHT SNOW               54     SLEET                      0
FOG                     262     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     99
HAZE                     59

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

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