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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
904 AM EDT SUN JUL 1 2018  
   
..THE WARMTH CONTINUED IN JUNE
 
 
JUNE WAS A CONTINUATION OF THE ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES THAT  
WERE EXPERIENCED IN MAY. DESPITE THE COOL SNAP IN EARLY JUNE, TEMPERATURES  
DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE WERE GENERALLY 2 TO 3 DEGREES ABOVE  
NORMAL. THIS WAS GREAT ENOUGH OF A DEPARTURE FOR CLARKSBURG TO TIE  
FOR 9TH WARMEST MAY ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 72.5  
DEGREES JOINED THE YEARS OF 1949 AND 2010.  
 
OVERALL, IT WAS A WET MONTH AS WELL COMPARED TO NORMAL. RAINFALL  
AMOUNTS WERE GENERALLY AN INCH ABOVE NORMAL. THE EXCEPTION WAS  
SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA WHERE AREAS FROM HUNTINGTON TO BECKLEY  
WERE VERY CLOSE TO AVERAGE.  
 
BELOW IS A CLIMATIC SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH FOR OUR CLIMATE SITES...  
 
CHARLESTON: MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 74.2 DEGREES, WHICH WAS  
2.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THERE WERE 5 DAYS OF 90 DEGREES OR  
HIGHER. MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 5.48 INCHES, WHICH WAS  
1.19 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.  
 
HUNTINGTON: MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 74.8 DEGREES, WHICH  
WAS 2.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THERE WERE 7 DAYS OF 90 DEGREES OR  
HIGHER. MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 3.53 INCHES, WHICH WAS  
0.35 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.  
 
PARKERSBURG: MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 72.3 DEGREES, WHICH  
WAS 1.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THERE WERE 4 DAYS OF 90 DEGREES OR  
HIGHER. MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 5.32 INCHES, WHICH WAS  
1.3 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.  
 
CLARKSBURG: MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 72.5 DEGREES, WHICH  
WAS 3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS TIED FOR 9TH WARMEST MAY ON  
RECORD. THERE WERE 3 DAYS OF 90 DEGREES OR HIGHER. MONTHLY  
PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 5.47 INCHES, WHICH WAS 1.1 INCHES ABOVE  
NORMAL.  
 
ELKINS: MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 68.8 DEGREES, WHICH WAS  
2.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 6.4  
INCHES, WHICH WAS 2 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.  
 
BECKLEY: MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 69.6 DEGREES, WHICH WAS  
2.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. MONTHLY PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 4.15  
INCHES, WHICH WAS 0.15 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.  
 
THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE OBSERVED AT OUR CLIMATE SITES WAS 44  
DEGREES AT CLARKSBURG ON THE MORNING OF JUNE 7TH. THE WARMEST  
TEMPERATURE OBSERVED AT OUT CLIMATE SITES WAS 95 DEGREES AT  
CHARLESTON ON THE AFTERNOON OF JUNE 18TH.  
 

 
 
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