Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
425 PM EDT THU APR 2 2015

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1963 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              82   03/20/2012
 LOW               -5   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            73   03/25                         68
LOWEST              4   03/06                         -1
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.9              51.8     1.1     49.4
AVG. MINIMUM     32.6              32.3     0.3     27.2
MEAN             42.8              42.1     0.7     38.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               1.8     0.2        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              15.7    -5.7       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.84   1935
 MINIMUM         0.50   1910
TOTALS           5.69              3.57    2.12     2.47
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.12    0.06     0.08
DAYS >= .01        16              15.6     0.4       10
DAYS >= .10        13               8.2     4.8        5
DAYS >= .50         4               2.0     2.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.71   03/04 TO 03/04           03/02 TO 03/02
                                                          03/03 TO 03/03
                                                          03/03 TO 03/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           48.0   1960
TOTALS            7.2               8.5    -1.3     14.0
SINCE 7/1        66.2              59.0     7.2     74.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.5    -0.5        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        16R  03/01                          5
 24 HR TOTAL      5.5   03/05 TO 03/05               6.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     679               712     -33      818
 SINCE 7/1       5012              4713     299     5026
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/260    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/260    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      6

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

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