717  
CDUS41 KRLX 162118  
CLICRW  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
518 PM EDT SUN MAY 16 2021  
   
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..THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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 72 3:12 PM 92 1962 76 -4 82  
MINIMUM 49 3:42 AM 35 1984 53 -4 63  
AVERAGE 61 65 -4 73  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.02 1.54 1945 0.16 -0.14 0.36  
MONTH TO DATE 1.34 2.55 -1.21 2.62  
SINCE MAR 1 7.21 10.25 -3.04 12.83  
SINCE JAN 1 14.59 16.88 -2.29 21.25  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 4 4 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 137 68 69 173  
SINCE MAR 1 946 936 10 974  
SINCE JUL 1 4292 4308 -16 4009  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 3 -3 8  
MONTH TO DATE 4 38 -34 18  
SINCE MAR 1 27 73 -46 36  
SINCE JAN 1 27 73 -46 41    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 10 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (190)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 14 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (220)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 2.2  
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 90  
LOWEST 40  
AVERAGE 65  
   
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THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 76 91 1962  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 53 34 1984  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 16 2021...........SUNRISE 6:14 AM EDT SUNSET 8:32 PM EDT  
MAY 17 2021...........SUNRISE 6:13 AM EDT SUNSET 8:33 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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