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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
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             90   04/24/1925
 LOW               3   04/10/1985
HIGHEST           84   04/27                          79
LOWEST            17   04/03                          25
AVG. MAXIMUM    62.5               65.6    -3.1     59.8
AVG. MINIMUM    35.8               37.3    -1.5     35.5
MEAN            49.2               51.5    -2.3     47.7
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    12               10.4     1.6       11
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 10     0                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= -5     0                                  MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        7.25   1927
 MINIMUM        1.02   1971
TOTALS          2.73               4.10   -1.37     6.56
DAILY AVG.      0.09               0.14   -0.05     0.22
DAYS >= .01       15               15.1    -0.1       19
DAYS >= .10        8                9.5    -1.5       14
DAYS >= .50        2                2.5    -0.5        5
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.56   04/29 TO 04/30               1.21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          24.8   1987
 24 HR TOTAL    16.0   04/08/1902 TO 04/08/1902
 SNOW DEPTH       17   04/28/1928
TOTALS           1.2                2.3    -1.1      1.0
SINCE 7/1       55.2               68.9   -13.7       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                   0
DAYS >= TRACE      4                1.8     2.2        4
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.9    -0.9        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        1   04/02                           0
                       04/03
 24 HR TOTAL     0.5   04/01 TO 04/01                1.0
                       04/02 TO 04/02

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    467                411      56      511
 SINCE 7/1      5015               5221    -206     4573
COOLING TOTAL      0                  5      -5        0
 SINCE 1/1         0                  5      -5        6

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        10/17
LATEST                          05/13
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/280    DATE  04/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/280    DATE  04/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.55
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      9

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

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