Charleston May 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of May 17.
May 17 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 92 °F 1943
Lowest temperature 34 °F 1984
Lowest daily high 50 °F 1927
Highest daily low 67 °F 1991
Most precipitation 1.57 inches 2019
Most snow none -
May 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 76.0 °F
Average low 53.4 °F
Chance precipitation 44.6%
Chance snow 0%
Charleston May 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 73 57 0.40 0.0
2023 72 49 0.00 0.0
2022 81 54 0.00 0.0
2021 63 48 0.09 0.0
2020 88 64 0.00 0.0
2019 83 58 1.57 0.0
2018 83 66 0.00 0.0
2017 90 61 0.00 0.0
2016 54 49 0.15 0.0
2015 84 63 0.41 0.0
2014 62 42 0.00 0.0
2013 81 57 0.04 0.0
2012 75 53 0.00 0.0
2011 51 47 0.75 0.0
2010 73 58 1.56 0.0
2009 61 42 0.00 0.0
2008 73 47 0.07 0.0
2007 67 44 0.36 0.0
2006 70 52 0.00 0.0
2005 71 38 0.00 0.0
2004 84 59 0.00 0.0
2003 63 56 0.43 0.0
2002 74 48 0.83 0.0
2001 83 63 1.32 0.0
2000 80 50 0.01 0.0
1999 84 54 0.00 0.0
1998 83 58 0.00 0.0
1997 68 42 0.16 0.0
1996 85 66 0.00 0.0
1995 77 59 0.89 0.0
1994 61 48 0.00 0.0
1993 74 51 0.00 0.0
1992 86 61 0.00 0.0
1991 86 67 0.00 0.0
1990 74 61 0.08 0.0
1989 76 46 0.00 0.0
1988 79 54 0.00 0.0
1987 87 47 0.00 0.0
1986 85 59 0.00 0.0
1985 62 51 0.45 0.0
1984 70 34 0.00 0.0
1983 68 41 0.00 0.0
1982 89 55 0.00 0.0
1981 75 43 0.00 0.0
1980 69 55 0.25 0.0
1979 72 39 0.00 0.0
1978 72 47 0.00 0.0
1977 87 54 0.00 0.0
1976 77 51 0.72 0.0
1975 78 51 0.30 0.0
1974 86 64 0.09 0.0
1973 60 39 0.25 0.0
1972 71 51 0.00 0.0
1971 82 50 0.07 0.0
1970 62 46 0.09 0.0
1969 78 57 0.01 0.0
1968 74 52 0.00 0.0
1967 63 40 0.27 0.0
1966 83 58 0.00 0.0
1965 83 63 0.12 0.0
1964 84 59 0.00 0.0
1963 77 54 1.09 0.0
1962 91 62 0.00 0.0
1961 75 45 0.00 0.0
1960 86 61 0.00 0.0
1959 69 38 0.06 0.0
1958 82 56 0.09 0.0
1957 87 47 0.00 0.0
1956 69 36 0.22 0.0
1955 70 49 0.00 0.0
1954 67 55 0.02 0.0
1953 77 62 0.03 0.0
1952 84 47 0.22 0.0
1951 89 51 0.00 0.0
1950 78 55 0.13 0.0
1949 87 53 0.00 0.0
1948 69 53 0.17 0.0
1947 86 63 0.02 0.0
1946 84 62 0.28 0.0
1945 91 63 0.78 0.0
1944 87 61 0.60 0.0
1943 92 61 0.00 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1941 86 64 1.15 0.0
1940 71 49 0.00 0.0
1939 88 45 0.00 0.0
1938 74 46 0.00 0.0
1937 75 54 0.00 0.0
1936 90 51 0.00 0.0
1935 72 50 0.02 0.0
1934 83 48 0.00 0.0
1933 72 53 0.00 0.0
1932 90 57 0.00 0.0
1931 80 52 0.22 0.0
1930 80 52 0.00 0.0
1929 74 41 0.00 0.0
1928 84 55 0.12 0.0
1927 50 42 0.16 0.0
1926 76 50 0.00 0.0
1925 72 46 0.22 0.0
1924 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1923 86 60 0.10 0.0
1922 70 50 0.42 0.0
1921 80 50 0.00 0.0
1920 70 52 0.00 0.0
1919 80 52 0.35 n/a
1918 87 53 0.00 0.0
1917 87 49 n/a 0.0
1916 89 47 0.42 0.0
1915 78 55 0.00 0.0
1914 77 38 0.00 0.0
1913 77 60 0.45 0.0
1912 62 47 0.15 0.0
1911 90 62 0.00 0.0
1910 n/a 50 0.00 0.0
1909 85 52 0.00 0.0
1908 85 55 0.00 0.0
1907 80 45 0.00 n/a
1906 88 59 0.00 n/a
1905 73 53 0.00 n/a
1904 73 55 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 86 56 0.40 n/a
What's the all-time high for Charleston on 5/17?
For the date of May 17, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 92 °F which happened in 1943.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on May 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 92 °F 1943
2 91 °F 1945
2 91 °F 1962
4 90 °F 1911
4 90 °F 1932
4 90 °F 2017
4 90 °F 1936
8 89 °F 1916
8 89 °F 1982
8 89 °F 1951
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 5/17?
For the date of May 17, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 34 °F which happened in 1984.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on May 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 34 °F 1984
2 36 °F 1956
3 38 °F 2005
3 38 °F 1959
3 38 °F 1914
6 39 °F 1979
6 39 °F 1973
8 40 °F 1967
9 41 °F 1929
9 41 °F 1983
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on May 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 50 °F 1927
2 51 °F 2011
3 54 °F 2016
4 60 °F 1973
5 61 °F 1994
5 61 °F 2009
7 62 °F 1912
7 62 °F 1970
7 62 °F 2014
7 62 °F 1985
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 5/17?
For the date of May 17, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.57 inches which happened in 2019.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on May 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.57 inches 2019
2 1.56 inches 2010
3 1.32 inches 2001
4 1.15 inches 1941
5 1.09 inches 1963
6 0.89 inches 1995
7 0.83 inches 2002
8 0.78 inches 1945
9 0.75 inches 2011
10 0.72 inches 1976
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location