Area Climate Information
Present/Past Climate Summaries
Daily Climate Summary - issued twice a day for five sites (Charleston, Huntington, Beckley, Elkins, Parkersburg
NOTICE! As of August 16, 2005...each site is now listed in a seperate product. You can access each by clicking below:
NOTICE! The Monthly Climate Summary for August will be issued on September 1, 2005 as a seperate product for each site. You can access them after this date by clicking each site below:
F6 Archive - access to F6 summaries for previous months starting January
Weather Summary - issued twice each morning, contains a daily summary
of temperatures and precipitation from cooperative observers across the
NWS Charleston forecast area
Area Weather Summary Archive - access to past Area Weather Summaries
(cooperative observations) since March 9, 2005
NEW! These reports (in PDF format) are summaries of severe and unusual weather in NWS Charleston's 49 county area of responsibility. They offer tables and narrative descriptions of severe storm observation and effects. These are generally available 2 to 3 months after the month in question. Remember that this information cannot be used for official purposes, such as court cases. For official, certified severe weather observations, refer to the Storm Data publication prepared by the National Climatic Data Center.
You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view these files. If you do not have this program installed, you can download it from this page. We recommend saving the files below to your hard drive by right-clicking on the links below and selecting "Save Target As" or "Save Link As," and then opening the file. You may have problems if you try to open these files through your browser, particularly with Internet Explorer.
Normals and Extremes
Daily/Monthly Normals and Records
From the dropdown menus below, select a location and a month. Click the "Go!" button, and a table with the requested information will appear in a new window.
West Virginia Climate Top Ten Lists
The Top Ten lists are compiled on a monthly, seasonal, and annual basis. They list temperature and precipitation extremes for the period in question. Click below to access these lists for our six main climate sites.
West Virginia Climate Extremes
Click here for a list of all-time West Virginia weather records.