029  
CDUS41 KRLX 010801  
CLICRW  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
301 AM EST FRI JAN 01 2021  
   
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..THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 31 2020
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1901 TO 2020  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 59 12:22 AM 79 1951 43 16 43  
MINIMUM 34 11:55 PM -7 1917 27 7 38  
AVERAGE 47 35 12 41  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.63 1.76 1944 0.10 0.53 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 4.23 3.27 0.96 4.74  
SINCE DEC 1 4.23 3.27 0.96 4.74  
SINCE JAN 1 50.40 44.03 6.37 46.91  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 10.2 1970 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 8.8 6.7 2.1 0.1  
SINCE DEC 1 8.8 6.7 2.1 0.1  
SINCE JUL 1 9.2 8.1 1.1 1.6  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 18 30 -12 24  
MONTH TO DATE 849 856 -7 710  
SINCE DEC 1 849 856 -7 710  
SINCE JUL 1 1560 1740 -180 1583  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 1 -1 0  
SINCE DEC 1 0 1 -1 0  
SINCE JAN 1 1313 1097 216 1514    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 20 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (330)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 27 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (320)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 5.1  
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100  
LOWEST 53  
AVERAGE 77  
   
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THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 43 76 1985  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 27 -2 1928  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
JANUARY 1 2021.......SUNRISE 7:44 AM EST SUNSET 5:17 PM EST  
JANUARY 2 2021.......SUNRISE 7:44 AM EST SUNSET 5:18 PM EST  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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