Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
146 PM EDT TUE APR 3 2018

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...THE ELKINS WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   03/25/1929
 LOW              -15   03/02/1978
HIGHEST            74   03/29                         74
LOWEST             11   03/23                         11
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.7              51.7    -7.0     52.6
AVG. MINIMUM     24.9              28.0    -3.1     30.5
MEAN             34.8              39.8    -5.0     41.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               1.8     1.2
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              20.4     5.6       15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.85   1963
 MINIMUM         0.68   1910
TOTALS           4.46              3.96    0.50     4.14
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.13    0.02     0.13
DAYS >= .01        15              16.4    -1.4       18
DAYS >= .10         8               9.6    -1.6       11
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.94   03/28 TO 03/28           03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/14 TO 03/14
                                                          03/14 TO 03/14
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)
                                                 03/14(00) TO 03/14(00)4
                                                 03/14(00) TO 03/14(00)4

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           41.6   1999
 24 HR TOTAL      8.3   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        13   03/04/2010
                        03/01/2010
TOTALS           21.3              12.5     8.8     10.9
SINCE 7/1        62.9              78.0   -15.1     41.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         5               3.8     1.2        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   03/22                          5  03/15
 24 HR TOTAL      9.5R  03/21 TO 03/21           03/14 TO 03/14
                                                          03/14 TO 03/14
                                                          03/14 TO 03/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     928               780     148      717
 SINCE 7/1       4880              5101    -221     4120
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/260    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/240    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      5

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

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