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 BECKLEY WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1963 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              87   04/26/1949
                        04/25/1925
                        04/24/1925
 LOW                8   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            83   04/14                         85
LOWEST             21   04/08                         30
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.2              62.8    -2.6     68.2
AVG. MINIMUM     37.3              41.4    -4.1     48.6
MEAN             48.7              52.1    -3.4     58.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     13               5.6     7.4        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.07   1910
 MINIMUM         0.28   1976
TOTALS           3.92              3.36    0.56     3.22
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.11    0.02     0.11
DAYS >= .01        14              14.2    -0.2       19
DAYS >= .10         9               7.8     1.2       11
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.83   04/15 TO 04/15              0.99

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           18.6   1987
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   10/07/5881 TO 10/07/5881
                        10/07/5881 TO 04/07/5881
                        04/07/2017 TO 04/07/2017
 SNOW DEPTH         3   04/09/2016
                        04/03/2005
TOTALS            3.5               2.9     0.6      1.8
SINCE 7/1        54.5              61.9    -7.4     26.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.8     0.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3R  04/09                          2  04/07
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0R  04/09 TO 04/09               1.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     492               396      96      222
 SINCE 7/1       5039              5109     -70     4050
COOLING TOTAL      10                 9       1       31
 SINCE 1/1         12                10       2       31
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/320    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/130    DATE  04/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     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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