Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
545 AM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2017

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            93   07/19
LOWEST              4   01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.1              65.7     2.4
AVG. MINIMUM     46.8              45.7     1.1
MEAN             57.5              55.7     1.8     57.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     20              15.9     4.1       38
DAYS MAX <= 32     11              15.4    -4.4       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     78              87.9    -9.9       91
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.9    -0.9        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        50.78   2011
 MINIMUM        31.79   2007
TOTALS          46.50             44.03    2.47    41.93
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.12    0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01       149             150.7    -1.7      137
DAYS >= .10        87              90.3    -3.3       85
DAYS >= .50        31              29.7     1.3       25
DAYS >= 1.00       11               8.2     2.8       11
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.45   MM                          2.38

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          106.0   1996
 24 HR TOTAL     15.0   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        16   01/24/2016
                        01/23/2016
TOTALS            8.3              36.4   -28.1     34.3
SINCE 7/1         2.0               8.1    -6.1      1.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      29              26.6     2.4       43
DAYS >= 1.0         2              10.9    -8.9        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   01/06                         16
 24 HR TOTAL      3.3   MM                          15.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3771              4480    -709     4035
 SINCE 7/1         MM              1740      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL    1138              1097      41     1473
 SINCE 1/1       1138              1097      41     1473
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/300    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/300    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           73
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            178
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        114

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               42     RAIN                      69
LIGHT RAIN              162     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       3
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               27     SLEET                      3
FOG                     243     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     51
HAZE                     39

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

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