Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
335 AM EST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE ELKINS WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              76   12/07/1951
 LOW              -28   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            67   12/02                         60
LOWEST             10   12/11                         -3
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.8              42.3     3.5     40.4
AVG. MINIMUM     26.5              22.7     3.8     21.8
MEAN             36.1              32.5     3.6     31.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               6.8    -4.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              24.8    -1.8       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.1    -1.1        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.95   1923
 MINIMUM         0.90   1965
TOTALS           4.02              3.26    0.76     2.24
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.11    0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01        17              16.7     0.3       14
DAYS >= .10        10               8.5     1.5        7
DAYS >= .50         3               1.7     1.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.70   12/21 TO 12/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           36.7   1993
 24 HR TOTAL     19.9   12/19/2009 TO 12/19/2009
 SNOW DEPTH        18   12/14/1944
TOTALS            5.4              16.8   -11.4     16.1
SINCE 7/1         8.6              22.4   -13.8     16.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       9              10.0    -1.0       10
DAYS >= 1.0         2               5.5    -3.5        7
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   12/05 TO 12/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     888              1007    -119     1045
 SINCE 7/1       2084              2291    -207     2130
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        832               475     357      544
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/160    DATE  12/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/170    DATE  12/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  7
  0
  0
  0
  1
  5
HAZE                      3

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

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