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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED FOR PRECIPITATION RECORDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
835 AM EST WED JAN 9 2019

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...THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 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
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/04/1931
                        08/06/1918
 LOW              -17   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            95   07/04
                        06/18
LOWEST             -2   01/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.9              65.7     1.2
AVG. MINIMUM     46.7              45.7     1.0
MEAN             56.8              55.7     1.1     57.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     28              15.9    12.1       20
DAYS MAX <= 32     15              15.4    -0.4       11
DAYS MIN <= 32    105              87.9    17.1       78
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               0.9     2.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        61.01   2003
 MINIMUM        26.13   1930
TOTALS          67.05R            44.03   23.02    46.50
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.12    0.07     0.13
DAYS >= .01       175             150.7    24.3      149
DAYS >= .10       127              90.3    36.7       87
DAYS >= .50        46              29.7    16.3       31
DAYS >= 1.00       16               8.2     7.8       11
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.05   MM                          2.45

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          106.0   1996
 24 HR TOTAL     15.0   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        16   01/24/2016
                        01/23/2016
TOTALS           21.6              36.4   -14.8      8.3
SINCE 7/1         4.3               8.1    -3.8      2.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      50              26.6    23.4       29
DAYS >= 1.0         8              10.9    -2.9        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/12                          3
                        01/17
 24 HR TOTAL      4.3   MM                           3.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4462              4480     -18     3771
 SINCE 7/1         MM              1740      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL    1576              1097     479     1138
 SINCE 1/1       1576              1097     479     1138
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION   129/060    DATE  07/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           68
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            174
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        123

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

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

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