Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
838 AM EST WED JAN 9 2019

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...THE BECKLEY WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   08/11/1926
                        07/21/1926
 LOW              -22   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            89   06/18
LOWEST             -5   01/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.3              61.3     1.0
AVG. MINIMUM     44.5              42.5     2.0
MEAN             53.4              51.9     1.5     53.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.0    -1.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              24.6    -4.6       21
DAYS MIN <= 32    114             106.5     7.5       90
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               1.9     1.1        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        57.41   1935
 MINIMUM        32.62   1965
TOTALS          57.19             41.19   16.00    43.01
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.11    0.05     0.12
DAYS >= .01       188             157.3    30.7      161
DAYS >= .10       111              88.9    22.1       91
DAYS >= .50        41              25.5    15.5       25
DAYS >= 1.00       12               6.9     5.1        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.06   MM                          3.04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          100.1   1996
                        -26215
 24 HR TOTAL     20.0   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        27   02/22/2015
TOTALS           65.3              62.0     3.3     31.0
SINCE 7/1        20.7              15.9     4.8     10.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      59              37.7    21.3       35
DAYS >= 1.0        17              18.7    -1.7       12
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   12/10                          6
 24 HR TOTAL     13.7   MM                           4.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5068              5340    -272     4539
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2093      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     933               558     375      594
 SINCE 1/1        933               557     376      594
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/260    DATE  02/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/340    DATE  10/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          127
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            146
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         92

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

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

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