Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
320 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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...THE CHARLESTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            96   08/27
                        07/24
LOWEST              4   02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.4              65.7     2.7
AVG. MINIMUM     46.9
MEAN             57.7              55.7     2.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     38
DAYS MAX <= 32     17
DAYS MIN <= 32     91
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          41.93             44.03
DAILY AVG.       0.11
DAYS >= .01       137
DAYS >= .10        85
DAYS >= .50        25
DAYS >= 1.00       11
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.38   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           34.3
SINCE 7/1         1.2               8.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4035              4480
 SINCE 7/1         MM              1740
COOLING TOTAL    1473              1097
 SINCE 1/1       1473              1097
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/170    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/250    DATE  04/02

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               43     RAIN                      69
LIGHT RAIN              149     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      14
LIGHT SNOW               44     SLEET                      9
FOG                     226     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     54
HAZE                     32

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