Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1030 AM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE ELKINS WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              90   04/24/1925
 LOW                3   04/10/1985
HIGHEST            86   04/13                         85
LOWEST             20   04/08                         24
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.9              62.8    -3.9     70.0
AVG. MINIMUM     34.0              36.6    -2.6     42.1
MEAN             46.4              49.7    -3.3     56.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              10.2     4.8        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.25   1927
 MINIMUM         1.02   1971
TOTALS           4.93              3.80    1.13     4.95
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.13    0.03     0.16
DAYS >= .01        14              15.2    -1.2       17
DAYS >= .10         9               9.3    -0.3       13
DAYS >= .50         2               2.3    -0.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.86   04/15 TO 04/15           04/06 TO 04/06
                                                          04/07 TO 04/07
                                                          04/07 TO 04/07
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    04/06(00) TO 04/06(00)
                                                 04/07(00) TO 04/07(00)7
                                                 04/07(00) TO 04/07(00)7

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.8   1987
 24 HR TOTAL      5.1   MM
 SNOW DEPTH         4   04/10/2016
                        04/07/2007
TOTALS            2.1               5.5    -3.4      3.2
SINCE 7/1        65.0              83.5   -18.5     44.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.6     0.4        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   04/17                          2  04/07
 24 HR TOTAL      1.1   04/16 TO 04/16           04/07 TO 04/07
                                                          04/07 TO 04/07
                                                          04/07 TO 04/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     550               462      88      273
 SINCE 7/1       5430              5563    -133     4393
COOLING TOTAL       1                 3      -2       10
 SINCE 1/1          1                 3      -2       10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/250    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/230    DATE  04/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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