Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
555 AM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE ELKINS WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 TO 2017

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            89   06/18
LOWEST             -4   01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.3              61.7     2.6
AVG. MINIMUM     41.2              38.8     2.4
MEAN             52.7              50.3     2.4     52.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.3    -2.3        9
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              25.5    -5.5       25
DAYS MIN <= 32    104             133.0   -29.0      129
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               5.4    -1.4        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        72.88   1996
 MINIMUM        28.38   1930
TOTALS          45.95             45.93    0.02    45.09
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.13   -0.01     0.12
DAYS >= .01       178             174.9     3.1      162
DAYS >= .10       104             101.8     2.2       99
DAYS >= .50        31              28.0     3.0       30
DAYS >= 1.00        9               7.2     1.8        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.08   MM                          4.05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          136.6   1996
                        -26215
 24 HR TOTAL     16.3   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        20   01/24/2016
TOTALS           50.5              83.5   -33.0     68.8
SINCE 7/1        16.2              22.4    -6.2     10.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      37              48.4   -11.4       62
DAYS >= 1.0        17              26.3    -9.3       23
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   12/31                         20
 24 HR TOTAL      7.9   MM                          11.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4914              5851    -937     5263
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2291      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     544               476      68      809
 SINCE 1/1        544               475      69      809
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/270    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/250    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)    0
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           98
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            154
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        113

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               64     RAIN                      74
LIGHT RAIN              180     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW               11     SNOW                      16
LIGHT SNOW               49     SLEET                      0
FOG                     259     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     88
HAZE                     52

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

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