Charleston May 16 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of May 16.
May 16 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 92 °F 1962
Lowest temperature 35 °F 1984
Lowest daily high 54 °F 1983
Highest daily low 66 °F 1929
Most precipitation 1.15 inches 1926
Most snow none -
May 16 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 75.8 °F
Average low 53.1 °F
Chance precipitation 45.2%
Chance snow 0%
Charleston May 16 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 76 61 0.00 0.0
2023 69 60 0.43 0.0
2022 73 56 0.23 0.0
2021 72 49 0.02 0.0
2020 82 63 0.36 0.0
2019 76 45 0.00 0.0
2018 77 65 0.00 0.0
2017 87 50 0.00 0.0
2016 64 36 0.00 0.0
2015 80 60 0.20 0.0
2014 62 45 0.14 0.0
2013 78 61 0.77 0.0
2012 81 57 0.00 0.0
2011 55 49 0.01 0.0
2010 77 56 0.05 0.0
2009 82 61 0.75 0.0
2008 64 50 0.31 0.0
2007 74 53 0.81 0.0
2006 59 45 0.00 0.0
2005 61 43 0.00 0.0
2004 75 62 0.07 0.0
2003 74 54 0.00 0.0
2002 78 44 0.00 0.0
2001 71 58 0.95 0.0
2000 74 38 0.01 0.0
1999 82 52 0.00 0.0
1998 80 57 0.17 0.0
1997 61 41 0.00 0.0
1996 76 60 0.22 0.0
1995 78 47 0.00 0.0
1994 72 58 0.00 0.0
1993 79 59 0.62 0.0
1992 84 56 0.00 0.0
1991 88 62 0.20 0.0
1990 88 64 0.15 0.0
1989 63 49 0.00 0.0
1988 81 65 0.00 0.0
1987 80 44 0.00 0.0
1986 84 65 0.42 0.0
1985 79 56 0.21 0.0
1984 63 35 0.00 0.0
1983 54 41 1.00 0.0
1982 89 55 0.00 0.0
1981 68 49 0.00 0.0
1980 79 40 0.00 0.0
1979 71 44 0.00 0.0
1978 61 50 0.01 0.0
1977 86 47 0.00 0.0
1976 76 55 0.27 0.0
1975 74 54 0.05 0.0
1974 89 56 0.00 0.0
1973 72 36 0.00 0.0
1972 68 50 0.14 0.0
1971 78 53 0.12 0.0
1970 75 53 0.07 0.0
1969 82 55 0.00 0.0
1968 81 61 0.00 0.0
1967 62 43 0.00 0.0
1966 79 46 0.00 0.0
1965 86 60 0.00 0.0
1964 85 40 0.00 0.0
1963 73 54 0.16 0.0
1962 92 61 0.00 0.0
1961 68 54 0.00 0.0
1960 82 53 0.00 0.0
1959 63 41 0.00 0.0
1958 82 61 0.00 0.0
1957 66 52 0.00 0.0
1956 60 41 0.00 0.0
1955 81 51 0.00 0.0
1954 78 48 0.00 0.0
1953 70 60 0.20 0.0
1952 72 55 0.19 0.0
1951 88 50 0.00 0.0
1950 80 51 0.00 0.0
1949 86 57 0.00 0.0
1948 73 58 0.12 0.0
1947 88 55 0.00 0.0
1946 87 62 0.42 0.0
1945 90 62 0.34 0.0
1944 88 55 0.28 0.0
1943 85 61 0.00 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1941 89 62 0.00 0.0
1940 n/a 52 0.09 0.0
1939 73 41 0.00 0.0
1938 72 47 0.30 0.0
1937 74 49 0.01 0.0
1936 87 44 0.00 0.0
1935 68 51 0.30 0.0
1934 72 48 0.28 0.0
1933 83 58 0.59 0.0
1932 91 57 0.00 0.0
1931 80 46 0.00 0.0
1930 68 48 0.26 0.0
1929 88 66 0.10 0.0
1928 80 52 0.00 0.0
1927 55 44 0.26 0.0
1926 58 44 1.15 0.0
1925 88 51 0.00 0.0
1924 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1923 85 61 0.28 0.0
1922 79 49 0.00 0.0
1921 80 42 0.00 0.0
1920 n/a 39 0.00 0.0
1919 84 44 n/a n/a
1918 86 47 0.00 0.0
1917 81 46 n/a 0.0
1916 90 61 0.00 0.0
1915 88 60 0.00 0.0
1914 70 43 0.00 0.0
1913 82 62 0.31 0.0
1912 73 53 0.45 0.0
1911 90 58 0.00 0.0
1910 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1909 86 63 0.00 0.0
1908 86 60 0.20 0.0
1907 71 56 0.33 n/a
1906 87 60 0.28 n/a
1905 71 56 0.37 n/a
1904 70 42 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 78 64 0.00 n/a
What's the all-time high for Charleston on 5/16?
For the date of May 16, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 92 °F which happened in 1962.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on May 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 92 °F 1962
2 91 °F 1932
3 90 °F 1916
3 90 °F 1945
3 90 °F 1911
6 89 °F 1982
6 89 °F 1941
6 89 °F 1974
9 88 °F 1947
9 88 °F 1929
9 88 °F 1915
9 88 °F 1944
9 88 °F 1991
9 88 °F 1990
9 88 °F 1925
9 88 °F 1951
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 5/16?
For the date of May 16, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 35 °F which happened in 1984.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on May 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 35 °F 1984
2 36 °F 1973
2 36 °F 2016
4 38 °F 2000
5 39 °F 1920
6 40 °F 1980
6 40 °F 1964
8 41 °F 1997
8 41 °F 1956
8 41 °F 1939
8 41 °F 1983
8 41 °F 1959
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on May 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 54 °F 1983
2 55 °F 1927
2 55 °F 2011
4 58 °F 1926
5 59 °F 2006
6 60 °F 1956
7 61 °F 1978
7 61 °F 1997
7 61 °F 2005
10 62 °F 1967
10 62 °F 2014
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 5/16?
For the date of May 16, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.15 inches which happened in 1926.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on May 16
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.15 inches 1926
2 1.00 inches 1983
3 0.95 inches 2001
4 0.81 inches 2007
5 0.77 inches 2013
6 0.75 inches 2009
7 0.62 inches 1993
8 0.59 inches 1933
9 0.45 inches 1912
10 0.43 inches 2023
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location