797  
CDUS41 KRLX 012140  
CLICRW  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
540 PM EDT SAT MAY 01 2021  
   
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..THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1901 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 70 3:59 PM 94 1942 72 -2 56  
MINIMUM 37 5:49 AM 31 1969 49 -12 46  
AVERAGE 54 60 -6 51  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.45 1909 0.13 -0.13 0.22  
MONTH TO DATE 0.00 0.13 -0.13 0.22  
SINCE MAR 1 5.87 7.28 -1.41 10.43  
SINCE JAN 1 13.25 13.47 -0.22 18.85  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 11 6 5 14  
MONTH TO DATE 11 6 5 14  
SINCE MAR 1 820 900 -80 815  
SINCE JUL 1 4166 4354 -188 3850  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 1 -1 0  
SINCE MAR 1 23 33 -10 18  
SINCE JAN 1 23 33 -10 23    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 12 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (230)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 17 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (230)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 2.8  
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 96  
LOWEST 18  
AVERAGE 57  
   
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THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 72 91 1933  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 49 28 1963  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 1 2021...........SUNRISE 6:29 AM EDT SUNSET 8:18 PM EDT  
MAY 2 2021...........SUNRISE 6:28 AM EDT SUNSET 8:19 PM EDT  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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