Charleston May 18 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of May 18.
May 18 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 92 °F 1982
Lowest temperature 33 °F 1973
Lowest daily high 51 °F 2002
Highest daily low 66 °F 2020
Most precipitation 1.99 inches 1995
Most snow none -
May 18 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 76.3 °F
Average low 53.7 °F
Chance precipitation 44.5%
Chance snow 0%
Charleston May 18 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 80 59 0.04 0.0
2023 79 44 0.00 0.0
2022 77 50 0.19 0.0
2021 80 55 0.00 0.0
2020 82 66 0.12 0.0
2019 86 58 0.00 0.0
2018 78 64 0.00 0.0
2017 87 64 0.00 0.0
2016 56 47 0.36 0.0
2015 84 65 0.09 0.0
2014 66 38 0.00 0.0
2013 83 62 0.00 0.0
2012 84 50 0.00 0.0
2011 61 49 0.07 0.0
2010 69 56 0.19 0.0
2009 66 35 0.00 0.0
2008 69 54 0.14 0.0
2007 61 45 0.09 0.0
2006 69 46 0.14 0.0
2005 78 43 0.00 0.0
2004 84 65 0.33 0.0
2003 63 55 0.68 0.0
2002 51 39 0.28 0.0
2001 80 65 1.67 0.0
2000 89 64 0.00 0.0
1999 83 61 0.65 0.0
1998 85 50 0.00 0.0
1997 84 49 0.00 0.0
1996 90 63 0.00 0.0
1995 76 61 1.99 0.0
1994 61 42 0.00 0.0
1993 71 49 0.48 0.0
1992 77 63 0.12 0.0
1991 82 65 0.10 0.0
1990 76 55 0.00 0.0
1989 85 49 0.00 0.0
1988 60 52 0.39 0.0
1987 86 61 0.17 0.0
1986 84 63 0.01 0.0
1985 67 46 0.28 0.0
1984 79 44 0.00 0.0
1983 75 40 0.00 0.0
1982 92 52 0.72 0.0
1981 60 50 0.93 0.0
1980 81 58 0.00 0.0
1979 78 41 0.00 0.0
1978 77 49 0.00 0.0
1977 87 60 0.00 0.0
1976 60 45 1.14 0.0
1975 76 59 0.49 0.0
1974 83 64 0.07 0.0
1973 68 33 0.00 0.0
1972 74 51 0.17 0.0
1971 88 52 0.00 0.0
1970 70 45 0.00 0.0
1969 74 60 0.02 0.0
1968 67 47 0.99 0.0
1967 74 43 0.00 0.0
1966 79 58 0.22 0.0
1965 82 52 0.00 0.0
1964 85 49 0.00 0.0
1963 74 58 0.00 0.0
1962 92 62 0.00 0.0
1961 66 55 0.29 0.0
1960 71 56 0.00 0.0
1959 70 52 0.32 0.0
1958 85 56 0.00 0.0
1957 86 61 0.23 0.0
1956 69 45 0.00 0.0
1955 74 37 0.00 0.0
1954 72 54 0.01 0.0
1953 74 62 0.19 0.0
1952 64 52 0.18 0.0
1951 89 56 0.12 0.0
1950 75 54 0.00 0.0
1949 88 60 0.00 0.0
1948 69 49 0.05 0.0
1947 89 64 0.00 0.0
1946 69 55 0.05 0.0
1945 74 53 0.41 0.0
1944 83 63 0.52 0.0
1943 91 65 0.00 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1941 78 44 0.27 0.0
1940 87 49 0.00 0.0
1939 88 45 0.00 0.0
1938 68 59 0.24 0.0
1937 74 46 0.06 0.0
1936 88 51 0.03 0.0
1935 72 43 0.00 0.0
1934 88 49 0.00 0.0
1933 70 52 0.00 0.0
1932 66 44 0.00 0.0
1931 82 58 0.00 0.0
1930 82 62 0.44 0.0
1929 76 43 0.00 0.0
1928 84 62 0.06 0.0
1927 70 42 0.00 0.0
1926 84 56 0.00 0.0
1925 71 41 0.00 0.0
1924 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1923 81 59 0.00 0.0
1922 68 52 0.06 0.0
1921 82 43 0.00 0.0
1920 68 58 0.00 0.0
1919 73 42 n/a n/a
1918 90 55 0.00 0.0
1917 90 49 n/a 0.0
1916 89 46 0.35 0.0
1915 66 42 0.00 0.0
1914 80 43 0.00 0.0
1913 73 57 0.00 0.0
1912 73 45 0.05 0.0
1911 91 65 0.00 0.0
1910 72 46 0.47 0.0
1909 77 58 0.00 0.0
1908 82 60 0.00 0.0
1907 80 54 0.00 n/a
1906 88 58 0.00 n/a
1905 67 54 0.00 n/a
1904 64 56 0.17 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 85 61 0.80 n/a
What's the all-time high for Charleston on 5/18?
For the date of May 18, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 92 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1982.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on May 18
Rank Temperature Year
1 92 °F 1982
1 92 °F 1962
3 91 °F 1943
3 91 °F 1911
5 90 °F 1996
5 90 °F 1918
5 90 °F 1917
8 89 °F 2000
8 89 °F 1951
8 89 °F 1916
8 89 °F 1947
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 5/18?
For the date of May 18, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 33 °F which happened in 1973.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on May 18
Rank Temperature Year
1 33 °F 1973
2 35 °F 2009
3 37 °F 1955
4 38 °F 2014
5 39 °F 2002
6 40 °F 1983
7 41 °F 1925
7 41 °F 1979
9 42 °F 1919
9 42 °F 1927
9 42 °F 1915
9 42 °F 1994
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on May 18
Rank Temperature Year
1 51 °F 2002
2 56 °F 2016
3 60 °F 1988
3 60 °F 1981
3 60 °F 1976
6 61 °F 1994
6 61 °F 2011
6 61 °F 2007
9 63 °F 2003
10 64 °F 1952
10 64 °F 1904
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 5/18?
For the date of May 18, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.99 inches which happened in 1995.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on May 18
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.99 inches 1995
2 1.67 inches 2001
3 1.14 inches 1976
4 0.99 inches 1968
5 0.93 inches 1981
6 0.80 inches 1892
7 0.72 inches 1982
8 0.68 inches 2003
9 0.65 inches 1999
10 0.52 inches 1944
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location