797  
CDUS41 KRLX 052114  
CLICRW  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
514 PM EDT WED MAY 05 2021  
   
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..THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020  
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 65 12:07 AM 94 1928 75 -10 56  
MINIMUM 54 1:33 PM 32 1907 50 4 47  
AVERAGE 60 62 -2 52  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.45 1.32 2012 0.16 0.29 0.32  
MONTH TO DATE 0.85 0.76 0.09 1.40  
SINCE MAR 1 6.72 8.46 -1.74 11.61  
SINCE JAN 1 14.10 15.09 -0.99 20.03  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 5 4 1 13  
MONTH TO DATE 17 24 -7 34  
SINCE MAR 1 826 892 -66 835  
SINCE JUL 1 4172 4264 -92 3870  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 2 -2 0  
MONTH TO DATE 4 10 -6 4  
SINCE MAR 1 27 45 -18 22  
SINCE JAN 1 27 45 -18 27    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 15 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (310)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 21 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (300)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.2  
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100  
LOWEST 80  
AVERAGE 90  
   
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THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 75 94 1932  
1941  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 51 31 1968  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 5 2021...........SUNRISE 6:25 AM EDT SUNSET 8:22 PM EDT  
MAY 6 2021...........SUNRISE 6:24 AM EDT SUNSET 8:23 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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