Charleston May 2 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of May 2.
May 2 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 91 °F 1933
Lowest temperature 28 °F 1963
Lowest daily high 54 °F 2005
Highest daily low 64 °F 2010
Most precipitation 0.99 inches 1985
Most snow none -
May 2 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 72.7 °F
Average low 49.0 °F
Chance precipitation 47.6%
Chance snow 0.2%
Charleston May 2 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 89 53 0.00 0.0
2023 58 43 0.03 0.0
2022 78 50 0.00 0.0
2021 82 45 0.00 0.0
2020 80 40 0.00 0.0
2019 85 61 0.74 0.0
2018 87 49 0.00 0.0
2017 71 54 0.00 0.0
2016 78 57 0.26 0.0
2015 75 43 0.00 0.0
2014 63 50 0.00 0.0
2013 78 56 0.00 0.0
2012 87 61 0.00 0.0
2011 80 58 0.00 0.0
2010 81 64 0.85 0.0
2009 68 53 0.15 0.0
2008 83 51 0.01 0.0
2007 77 62 0.43 0.0
2006 76 45 0.01 0.0
2005 54 35 0.07 0.0
2004 74 45 0.35 0.0
2003 71 55 0.05 0.0
2002 79 52 0.22 0.0
2001 83 51 0.00 0.0
2000 72 49 0.39 0.0
1999 76 39 0.00 0.0
1998 60 51 0.43 0.0
1997 80 39 0.02 0.0
1996 72 40 0.01 0.0
1995 54 46 0.43 0.0
1994 62 36 0.00 0.0
1993 86 52 0.00 0.0
1992 86 64 0.23 0.0
1991 73 52 0.00 0.0
1990 63 50 0.11 0.0
1989 59 47 0.06 0.0
1988 70 39 0.00 0.0
1987 87 49 0.00 0.0
1986 62 47 0.00 0.0
1985 65 54 0.99 0.0
1984 64 43 0.07 0.0
1983 76 62 0.24 0.0
1982 75 50 0.00 0.0
1981 60 39 0.00 0.0
1980 71 44 0.00 0.0
1979 82 39 0.00 0.0
1978 61 32 0.00 0.0
1977 78 58 0.00 0.0
1976 73 48 0.22 0.0
1975 69 47 0.00 0.0
1974 57 50 0.30 0.0
1973 74 58 0.02 0.0
1972 78 60 0.15 0.0
1971 62 43 0.64 0.0
1970 73 50 0.12 0.0
1969 81 40 0.00 0.0
1968 78 37 0.00 0.0
1967 72 48 0.24 0.0
1966 60 43 0.02 0.0
1965 86 60 0.00 0.0
1964 74 55 0.00 0.0
1963 68 28 0.00 0.0
1962 65 48 0.14 0.0
1961 57 39 0.00 0.0
1960 67 32 0.00 0.0
1959 88 47 0.00 0.0
1958 77 53 0.17 0.0
1957 80 48 0.00 0.0
1956 69 62 0.40 0.0
1955 82 44 0.00 0.0
1954 88 58 0.00 0.0
1953 78 62 0.00 0.0
1952 84 50 0.00 0.0
1951 89 59 0.43 0.0
1950 67 52 0.19 0.0
1949 73 58 0.00 0.0
1948 61 51 0.18 0.0
1947 82 51 0.15 0.0
1946 68 55 0.07 0.0
1945 61 37 0.00 0.0
1944 90 50 0.00 0.0
1943 71 33 0.00 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1941 78 49 0.00 0.0
1940 n/a 41 0.10 0.0
1939 62 40 0.05 0.0
1938 79 48 0.00 0.0
1937 78 55 0.00 0.0
1936 89 59 0.00 0.0
1935 78 51 0.80 0.0
1934 83 46 0.00 0.0
1933 91 62 0.00 0.0
1932 76 51 0.00 0.0
1931 76 38 0.16 0.0
1930 90 56 0.00 0.0
1929 86 58 0.54 0.0
1928 70 42 0.00 0.0
1927 68 37 0.00 0.0
1926 89 50 0.00 0.0
1925 63 40 0.16 0.0
1924 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1923 83 44 0.00 0.0
1922 82 48 0.00 0.0
1921 75 42 0.00 0.0
1920 60 37 0.00 0.0
1919 73 45 0.15 n/a
1918 79 33 0.00 0.0
1917 74 43 n/a 0.0
1916 83 53 0.00 0.0
1915 80 44 0.00 0.0
1914 67 43 0.00 0.0
1913 86 48 0.00 0.0
1912 84 53 0.00 0.0
1911 65 40 0.32 0.0
1910 88 58 0.00 0.0
1909 58 38 0.08 0.0
1908 59 43 0.14 0.0
1907 66 49 0.00 n/a
1906 84 62 0.26 n/a
1905 86 45 0.00 n/a
1904 78 53 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 85 61 0.10 n/a
What's the all-time high for Charleston on 5/2?
For the date of May 2, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 91 °F which happened in 1933.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on May 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 91 °F 1933
2 90 °F 1944
2 90 °F 1930
4 89 °F 1951
4 89 °F 1936
4 89 °F 1926
4 89 °F 2024
8 88 °F 1959
8 88 °F 1910
8 88 °F 1954
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 5/2?
For the date of May 2, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 28 °F which happened in 1963.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on May 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 28 °F 1963
2 32 °F 1960
2 32 °F 1978
4 33 °F 1943
4 33 °F 1918
6 35 °F 2005
7 36 °F 1994
8 37 °F 1945
8 37 °F 1927
8 37 °F 1920
8 37 °F 1968
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on May 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 54 °F 1995
1 54 °F 2005
3 57 °F 1974
3 57 °F 1961
5 58 °F 2023
5 58 °F 1909
7 59 °F 1908
7 59 °F 1989
9 60 °F 1998
9 60 °F 1981
9 60 °F 1966
9 60 °F 1920
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 5/2?
For the date of May 2, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 0.99 inches which happened in 1985.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on May 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.99 inches 1985
2 0.85 inches 2010
3 0.80 inches 1935
4 0.74 inches 2019
5 0.64 inches 1971
6 0.54 inches 1929
7 0.43 inches 1998
7 0.43 inches 1951
7 0.43 inches 2007
7 0.43 inches 1995
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location