380  
CDUS41 KRLX 182114  
CLICRW  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
514 PM EDT TUE MAY 18 2021  
   
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..THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 18 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 80 3:59 PM 92 1962 76 4 82  
1982  
MINIMUM 55 5:42 AM 33 1973 54 1 66  
AVERAGE 68 65 3 74  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.99 1995 0.16 -0.16 0.12  
MONTH TO DATE 1.43 2.87 -1.44 2.74  
SINCE MAR 1 7.30 10.57 -3.27 12.95  
SINCE JAN 1 14.68 17.20 -2.52 21.37  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 3 -3 0  
MONTH TO DATE 146 74 72 173  
SINCE MAR 1 955 942 13 974  
SINCE JUL 1 4301 4314 -13 4009  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 3 3 0 9  
MONTH TO DATE 7 44 -37 38  
SINCE MAR 1 30 79 -49 56  
SINCE JAN 1 30 79 -49 61    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 12 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (210)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 14 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (250)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.6  
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100  
LOWEST 41  
AVERAGE 71  
   
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THE CHARLESTON WV CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 77 95 1931  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 54 35 2002  
2009  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 18 2021...........SUNRISE 6:12 AM EDT SUNSET 8:34 PM EDT  
MAY 19 2021...........SUNRISE 6:12 AM EDT SUNSET 8:35 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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