Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
425 PM EDT THU APR 2 2015

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...THE ELKINS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   03/25/1929
 LOW              -15   03/02/1978
HIGHEST            71   03/26        MM      MM       71  03/11
LOWEST            -10   03/06        MM      MM      -10  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.0              51.7     0.3     49.0
AVG. MINIMUM     25.9              28.0    -2.1     22.7
MEAN             38.9              39.8    -0.9     35.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               1.8     1.2
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              20.4     2.6       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.2     0.8        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.85   1963
 MINIMUM         0.68   1910
TOTALS           7.37              3.96    3.41     3.19
DAILY AVG.       0.24              0.13    0.11     0.10
DAYS >= .01        18              16.4     1.6       14
DAYS >= .10        11               9.6     1.4       10
DAYS >= .50         6               2.4     3.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.5     1.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.73   03/04 TO 03/04           03/02 TO 03/02
                                                          03/16 TO 03/16
                                                          03/16 TO 03/16
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    03/02(00) TO 03/02(00)
                                                 03/16(00) TO 03/16(00)6
                                                 03/16(00) TO 03/16(00)6

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           41.6   1999
TOTALS           14.3              12.5     1.8     16.2
SINCE 7/1        70.3              78.0    -7.7     92.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         3               3.8    -0.8        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   03/01                          6
 24 HR TOTAL      8.3R  MM                       03/16 TO 03/16
                                                          03/16 TO 03/16
                                                          03/16 TO 03/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     801               780      21      897
 SINCE 7/1       5432              5101     331     5420
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/220    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/280    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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