Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1030 AM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/24/1925
 LOW               18   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            88   04/14                         90
LOWEST             24   04/08                         29
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.9              67.7    -3.8     73.7
AVG. MINIMUM     38.9              44.5    -5.6     49.1
MEAN             51.4              56.1    -4.7     61.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               3.1     4.9        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.15   1908
 MINIMUM         0.50   1976
TOTALS           4.08              3.24    0.84     2.78
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.11    0.03     0.09
DAYS >= .01        14              13.6     0.4       18
DAYS >= .10         9               8.2     0.8        9
DAYS >= .50         2               1.9     0.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.36   04/15 TO 04/15              1.18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.7   1987
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   04/09/2016 TO 04/09/2016
 SNOW DEPTH         1   04/09/2016
                        04/07/2007
TOTALS            2.2               1.4     0.8        T
SINCE 7/1        19.3              36.4   -17.1      7.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               0.8     3.2        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.2     0.8        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1R  04/09                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.9R  04/09 TO 04/09                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     415               294     121      148
 SINCE 7/1       4403              4348      55     3424
COOLING TOTAL      11                27     -16       50
 SINCE 1/1         22                32     -10       53
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/310    DATE  04/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/310    DATE  04/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      1
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

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

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