Charleston May 12 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of May 12.
May 12 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 92 °F 1948
Lowest temperature 35 °F 1913
Lowest daily high 51 °F 1989
Highest daily low 66 °F 1956
Most precipitation 1.92 inches 2010
Most snow none -
May 12 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 74.9 °F
Average low 51.7 °F
Chance precipitation 46.1%
Chance snow 0%
Charleston May 12 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 73 48 0.00 0.0
2023 81 56 0.89 0.0
2022 86 48 0.00 0.0
2021 64 42 0.00 0.0
2020 61 40 0.00 0.0
2019 68 58 0.88 0.0
2018 88 62 0.00 0.0
2017 60 55 1.05 0.0
2016 83 62 0.45 0.0
2015 80 59 0.01 0.0
2014 86 62 0.08 0.0
2013 59 42 0.00 0.0
2012 77 42 0.00 0.0
2011 87 64 0.00 0.0
2010 73 60 1.92 0.0
2009 70 44 0.00 0.0
2008 55 49 0.21 0.0
2007 86 60 0.00 0.0
2006 59 48 0.00 0.0
2005 73 60 0.00 0.0
2004 85 60 0.00 0.0
2003 62 57 0.00 0.0
2002 81 65 0.00 0.0
2001 75 52 0.02 0.0
2000 88 59 0.00 0.0
1999 86 52 0.00 0.0
1998 71 53 0.00 0.0
1997 70 43 0.00 0.0
1996 56 38 0.09 0.0
1995 69 49 0.00 0.0
1994 70 49 0.01 0.0
1993 82 61 0.16 0.0
1992 86 52 0.00 0.0
1991 87 62 0.26 0.0
1990 74 44 0.04 0.0
1989 51 39 0.04 0.0
1988 80 40 0.00 0.0
1987 80 57 0.02 0.0
1986 77 57 0.67 0.0
1985 86 62 0.02 0.0
1984 78 55 0.14 0.0
1983 83 41 0.00 0.0
1982 89 48 0.00 0.0
1981 54 43 0.07 0.0
1980 84 61 0.00 0.0
1979 90 64 0.34 0.0
1978 80 61 0.03 0.0
1977 73 40 0.00 0.0
1976 69 45 0.00 0.0
1975 75 51 0.08 0.0
1974 70 53 1.73 0.0
1973 71 51 0.00 0.0
1972 81 39 0.00 0.0
1971 71 52 0.74 0.0
1970 71 60 0.54 0.0
1969 63 37 0.00 0.0
1968 74 61 0.06 0.0
1967 67 52 0.00 0.0
1966 74 59 0.27 0.0
1965 72 55 0.02 0.0
1964 84 58 0.05 0.0
1963 68 36 0.00 0.0
1962 83 51 0.04 0.0
1961 75 58 0.02 0.0
1960 51 42 0.03 0.0
1959 83 64 0.49 0.0
1958 79 55 0.00 0.0
1957 84 59 0.00 0.0
1956 88 66 0.00 0.0
1955 74 55 0.05 0.0
1954 67 44 0.01 0.0
1953 87 57 0.00 0.0
1952 52 39 0.10 0.0
1951 67 44 0.01 0.0
1950 57 52 0.55 0.0
1949 73 45 0.00 0.0
1948 92 58 0.00 0.0
1947 80 39 0.00 0.0
1946 75 56 0.89 0.0
1945 65 37 0.00 0.0
1944 89 55 0.00 0.0
1943 69 57 0.59 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.07 0.0
1941 69 41 0.00 0.0
1940 73 39 0.00 0.0
1939 74 40 0.26 0.0
1938 62 37 0.00 0.0
1937 85 42 0.00 0.0
1936 89 65 0.00 0.0
1935 85 53 0.15 0.0
1934 77 43 0.00 0.0
1933 85 64 0.40 0.0
1932 77 56 0.38 0.0
1931 72 48 0.22 0.0
1930 90 64 0.00 0.0
1929 84 52 0.00 0.0
1928 84 45 0.28 0.0
1927 65 46 0.12 0.0
1926 74 44 0.00 0.0
1925 70 44 1.02 0.0
1924 n/a n/a 0.10 0.0
1923 72 42 0.30 0.0
1922 82 50 0.04 0.0
1921 76 45 0.10 0.0
1920 n/a 58 0.40 0.0
1919 60 50 n/a n/a
1918 85 55 0.20 0.0
1917 62 43 0.36 0.0
1916 85 52 0.00 0.0
1915 70 50 0.16 0.0
1914 89 59 0.00 0.0
1913 73 35 0.00 0.0
1912 72 48 0.00 0.0
1911 90 57 0.00 0.0
1910 n/a 48 1.31 0.0
1909 74 42 0.00 0.0
1908 81 60 0.00 0.0
1907 77 47 0.00 n/a
1906 79 52 0.00 n/a
1905 76 62 1.35 n/a
1904 82 45 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 58 52 0.00 n/a
What's the all-time high for Charleston on 5/12?
For the date of May 12, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 92 °F which happened in 1948.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on May 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 92 °F 1948
2 90 °F 1930
2 90 °F 1911
2 90 °F 1979
5 89 °F 1914
5 89 °F 1936
5 89 °F 1944
5 89 °F 1982
9 88 °F 2000
9 88 °F 1956
9 88 °F 2018
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 5/12?
For the date of May 12, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 35 °F which happened in 1913.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on May 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 35 °F 1913
2 36 °F 1963
3 37 °F 1969
3 37 °F 1945
3 37 °F 1938
6 38 °F 1996
7 39 °F 1989
7 39 °F 1940
7 39 °F 1947
7 39 °F 1972
7 39 °F 1952
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on May 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 51 °F 1989
1 51 °F 1960
3 52 °F 1952
4 54 °F 1981
5 55 °F 2008
6 56 °F 1996
7 57 °F 1950
8 58 °F 1892
9 59 °F 2013
9 59 °F 2006
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 5/12?
For the date of May 12, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.92 inches which happened in 2010.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on May 12
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.92 inches 2010
2 1.73 inches 1974
3 1.35 inches 1905
4 1.31 inches 1910
5 1.05 inches 2017
6 1.02 inches 1925
7 0.89 inches 2023
7 0.89 inches 1946
9 0.88 inches 2019
10 0.74 inches 1971
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location