Charleston May 1 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of May 1.
May 1 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 91 °F 2007
Lowest temperature 31 °F 1969
Lowest daily high 50 °F 2023
Highest daily low 68 °F 1970
Most precipitation 1.45 inches 1909
Most snow 0.2 inches 1963
May 1 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 72.6 °F
Average low 48.8 °F
Chance precipitation 47.4%
Chance snow 0.3%
Charleston May 1 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 81 59 0.00 0.0
2023 50 40 0.48 0.0
2022 76 54 0.03 0.0
2021 70 37 0.00 0.0
2020 56 46 0.22 0.0
2019 89 56 0.00 0.0
2018 85 36 0.00 0.0
2017 85 60 0.41 0.0
2016 80 59 1.32 0.0
2015 66 47 0.02 0.0
2014 63 53 0.00 0.0
2013 80 57 0.00 0.0
2012 80 64 0.27 0.0
2011 69 56 0.64 0.0
2010 83 52 0.55 0.0
2009 74 61 0.21 0.0
2008 80 41 0.00 0.0
2007 91 54 0.00 0.0
2006 75 52 0.00 0.0
2005 61 41 0.00 0.0
2004 82 55 0.00 0.0
2003 79 55 0.01 0.0
2002 75 49 0.15 0.0
2001 79 50 0.44 0.0
2000 81 41 0.05 0.0
1999 75 39 0.00 0.0
1998 65 53 1.19 0.0
1997 74 44 0.32 0.0
1996 66 41 0.05 0.0
1995 62 42 0.38 0.0
1994 71 44 0.13 0.0
1993 82 49 0.00 0.0
1992 83 41 0.00 0.0
1991 82 48 0.13 0.0
1990 67 53 0.12 0.0
1989 62 49 1.20 0.0
1988 71 36 0.00 0.0
1987 76 37 0.00 0.0
1986 75 55 0.00 0.0
1985 80 54 0.00 0.0
1984 68 48 0.00 0.0
1983 73 61 0.02 0.0
1982 73 41 0.01 0.0
1981 58 45 0.03 0.0
1980 69 46 0.00 0.0
1979 67 40 0.00 0.0
1978 57 39 0.00 0.0
1977 77 43 0.01 0.0
1976 57 49 0.46 0.0
1975 75 53 0.56 0.0
1974 73 52 0.00 0.0
1973 82 53 0.00 0.0
1972 84 62 0.00 0.0
1971 68 36 0.00 0.0
1970 88 68 0.00 0.0
1969 71 31 0.00 0.0
1968 76 47 0.01 0.0
1967 78 55 0.16 0.0
1966 65 51 0.41 0.0
1965 85 61 0.00 0.0
1964 77 39 0.00 0.0
1963 55 34 0.02 0.2
1962 86 62 0.01 0.0
1961 57 50 1.08 0.0
1960 58 40 0.00 0.0
1959 74 51 0.01 0.0
1958 69 48 0.22 0.0
1957 84 49 0.00 0.0
1956 75 46 0.05 0.0
1955 75 45 0.00 0.0
1954 86 63 0.02 0.0
1953 84 62 0.01 0.0
1952 83 45 0.00 0.0
1951 89 60 0.00 0.0
1950 63 54 0.00 0.0
1949 82 56 0.01 0.0
1948 67 49 0.02 0.0
1947 82 54 0.29 0.0
1946 73 57 0.67 0.0
1945 64 35 0.03 0.0
1944 88 48 0.00 0.0
1943 65 37 0.00 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.01 0.0
1941 81 54 0.00 0.0
1940 72 45 0.11 0.0
1939 70 36 0.00 0.0
1938 71 51 0.35 0.0
1937 76 52 0.00 0.0
1936 88 56 0.00 0.0
1935 67 40 0.00 0.0
1934 86 47 0.00 0.0
1933 91 53 0.00 0.0
1932 73 57 0.32 0.0
1931 76 38 0.00 0.0
1930 88 56 0.00 0.0
1929 86 42 0.12 0.0
1928 76 56 0.00 0.0
1927 61 37 0.40 0.0
1926 83 44 0.00 0.0
1925 51 41 0.46 0.0
1924 n/a n/a 0.74 0.0
1923 81 45 0.00 0.0
1922 80 41 0.00 0.0
1921 81 39 0.00 0.0
1920 62 38 0.15 0.0
1919 69 49 0.65 n/a
1918 65 42 0.06 0.0
1917 77 46 0.04 0.0
1916 85 46 0.00 0.0
1915 75 44 0.00 0.0
1914 64 40 0.00 0.0
1913 80 42 0.00 0.0
1912 78 52 0.08 0.0
1911 80 62 0.28 0.0
1910 87 55 0.00 0.0
1909 70 40 1.45 0.0
1908 57 36 0.48 0.0
1907 78 42 0.26 n/a
1906 84 60 0.10 n/a
1905 n/a 44 0.00 n/a
1904 70 46 0.00 n/a
1903 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1902 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1901 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1900 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1899 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1898 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1897 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1896 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1895 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1894 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1893 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1892 87 50 0.00 n/a
What's the all-time high for Charleston on 5/1?
For the date of May 1, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 91 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 2007.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on May 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 91 °F 1933
1 91 °F 2007
3 89 °F 1951
3 89 °F 2019
5 88 °F 1944
5 88 °F 1936
5 88 °F 1930
5 88 °F 1970
9 87 °F 1910
9 87 °F 1892
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 5/1?
For the date of May 1, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 31 °F which happened in 1969.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on May 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 31 °F 1969
2 34 °F 1963
3 35 °F 1945
4 36 °F 1908
4 36 °F 1939
4 36 °F 1988
4 36 °F 2018
4 36 °F 1971
9 37 °F 1987
9 37 °F 1927
9 37 °F 2021
9 37 °F 1943
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on May 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 50 °F 2023
2 51 °F 1925
3 55 °F 1963
4 56 °F 2020
5 57 °F 1908
5 57 °F 1978
5 57 °F 1961
5 57 °F 1976
9 58 °F 1981
9 58 °F 1960
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 5/1?
For the date of May 1, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.45 inches which happened in 1909.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on May 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.45 inches 1909
2 1.32 inches 2016
3 1.20 inches 1989
4 1.19 inches 1998
5 1.08 inches 1961
6 0.74 inches 1924
7 0.67 inches 1946
8 0.65 inches 1919
9 0.64 inches 2011
10 0.56 inches 1975
All-Time Most Snow in Charleston on May 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.2 inches 1963
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location