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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   07/16/1988
                        08/06/1918
 LOW              -28   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            91   07/03
                        07/01
LOWEST            -14   01/07
                        01/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.8              61.7     1.1
AVG. MINIMUM     41.4              38.8     2.6
MEAN             52.1              50.3     1.8     52.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               2.3     1.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              25.5    -5.5       20
DAYS MIN <= 32    136             133.0     3.0      104
DAYS MIN <= 0       6               5.4     0.6        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        72.88   1996
 MINIMUM        28.38   1930
TOTALS          70.02             45.93   24.09    45.95
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.13    0.06     0.12
DAYS >= .01       199             174.9    24.1      178
DAYS >= .10       130             101.8    28.2      104
DAYS >= .50        48              28.0    20.0       31
DAYS >= 1.00       16               7.2     8.8        9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.62   MM                          2.08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          136.6   1996
                        -26215
 24 HR TOTAL     16.3   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        20   01/24/2016
TOTALS           57.5              83.5   -26.0     50.5
SINCE 7/1         8.6              22.4   -13.8     16.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      54              48.4     5.6       37
DAYS >= 1.0        20              26.3    -6.3       17
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   03/22                          7
 24 HR TOTAL      9.5   MM                           7.9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5451              5851    -400     4914
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2291      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     832               476     356      544
 SINCE 1/1        832               475     357      544
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  05/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/320    DATE  05/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           83
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            166
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        116

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

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

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