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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 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              92   03/25/1929
 LOW               -5   03/04/1943
HIGHEST            78   03/29                         78
LOWEST             25   03/14                         16
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.0              56.2    -5.2     57.2
AVG. MINIMUM     32.3              35.4    -3.1     35.8
MEAN             41.7              45.8    -4.1     46.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.8     0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              12.4     8.6       14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.90   1890
 MINIMUM         0.66   1910
TOTALS           4.35              3.91    0.44     4.19
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.13    0.01     0.14
DAYS >= .01        16              14.4     1.6       14
DAYS >= .10        12               8.4     3.6       10
DAYS >= .50         3               2.7     0.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.63   03/28 TO 03/28              1.18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.4   1914
 24 HR TOTAL      8.1   MM
 SNOW DEPTH         7   03/06/2015
TOTALS            6.7               5.8     0.9        T
SINCE 7/1        17.1              35.0   -17.9      7.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       9               3.7     5.3        4
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.8     0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/12                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      4.3   03/12 TO 03/12                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     717               600     117      569
 SINCE 7/1       3988              4054     -66     3276
COOLING TOTAL       2                 5      -3        3
 SINCE 1/1         11                 5       6        3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/310    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      3
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

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

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