Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
831 PM EDT MON JUN 01 2020

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...THE ELKINS WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1899 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             93   05/19/1996
 LOW              20   05/03/1978
                       05/07/1970
                       05/10/1966
HIGHEST           86   05/25                          88
                       05/26
LOWEST            26   05/10                          35
AVG. MAXIMUM    69.2               70.7    -1.5     76.1
AVG. MINIMUM    46.0               45.5     0.5     53.5
MEAN            57.6               58.1    -0.5     64.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX >= 80     9                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     6                2.0     4.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN >= 20    31                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= 10     0                                  MM
DAYS MIN <= -5     0                                  MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       15.76   1996
 MINIMUM        1.35   1939
TOTALS          3.80               5.12   -1.32     6.71
DAILY AVG.      0.12               0.17   -0.05     0.22
DAYS >= .01       19               15.4     3.6       18
DAYS >= .10        9               10.3    -1.3       14
DAYS >= .50        3                3.4    -0.4        5
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.8    -0.8        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.97   05/03 TO 05/03               1.31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           1.0   1954
 24 HR TOTAL     1.0   05/10/1954 TO 05/10/1954
 SNOW DEPTH       MM   MM
TOTALS           1.5R               0.0     1.5      0.0
SINCE 7/1       35.6               83.5   -47.9       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                   0
DAYS >= TRACE      2                0.0     2.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0        1                0.0     1.0        0
DAYS >= 3.0        0                                  MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        1   05/09                           0
 24 HR TOTAL     1.5R                                0.0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    271                234      37       80
 SINCE 7/1      4844               5798    -954     5055
COOLING TOTAL     49                 20      29       80
 SINCE 1/1        55                 23      32       83

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        10/14
LATEST                          04/16
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/250    DATE  05/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/240    DATE  05/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.55
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      12
LIGHT RAIN               22     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
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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