Charleston May 21 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of May 21.
May 21 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 97 °F 1934
Lowest temperature 35 °F 2002
Lowest daily high 53 °F 2002
Highest daily low 66 °F 1959
Most precipitation 1.74 inches 1919
Most snow none -
May 21 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 77.1 °F
Average low 54.6 °F
Chance precipitation 44.4%
Chance snow 0%
Charleston May 21 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 89 58 0.00 0.0
2023 72 48 0.00 0.0
2022 90 63 0.00 0.0
2021 87 54 0.00 0.0
2020 63 52 0.67 0.0
2019 73 53 0.00 0.0
2018 88 63 0.20 0.0
2017 73 65 0.16 0.0
2016 70 57 0.20 0.0
2015 59 48 0.30 0.0
2014 80 64 0.35 0.0
2013 85 60 0.36 0.0
2012 85 61 0.00 0.0
2011 82 55 0.00 0.0
2010 72 57 0.03 0.0
2009 85 47 0.00 0.0
2008 64 47 0.06 0.0
2007 81 57 0.00 0.0
2006 75 41 0.00 0.0
2005 72 46 0.00 0.0
2004 86 64 0.18 0.0
2003 65 49 0.05 0.0
2002 53 35 0.00 0.0
2001 82 64 0.78 0.0
2000 71 56 0.04 0.0
1999 81 44 0.00 0.0
1998 77 58 0.56 0.0
1997 65 43 0.00 0.0
1996 84 60 0.34 0.0
1995 66 48 0.03 0.0
1994 77 44 0.00 0.0
1993 67 39 0.07 0.0
1992 84 52 0.00 0.0
1991 84 55 0.00 0.0
1990 75 56 0.72 0.0
1989 80 57 0.04 0.0
1988 82 52 0.06 0.0
1987 87 65 0.00 0.0
1986 58 47 0.00 0.0
1985 82 61 0.33 0.0
1984 87 60 0.00 0.0
1983 70 60 0.55 0.0
1982 77 57 0.43 0.0
1981 74 46 0.00 0.0
1980 75 55 0.00 0.0
1979 76 60 0.11 0.0
1978 76 60 0.00 0.0
1977 89 57 0.00 0.0
1976 79 60 0.00 0.0
1975 85 58 0.00 0.0
1974 84 59 0.00 0.0
1973 74 48 0.00 0.0
1972 79 54 0.00 0.0
1971 75 51 0.00 0.0
1970 88 60 0.00 0.0
1969 75 51 0.00 0.0
1968 64 46 0.00 0.0
1967 57 49 0.07 0.0
1966 87 47 0.03 0.0
1965 80 62 0.11 0.0
1964 86 50 0.00 0.0
1963 72 42 0.04 0.0
1962 86 61 0.00 0.0
1961 67 42 0.15 0.0
1960 80 61 0.00 0.0
1959 84 66 0.00 0.0
1958 76 46 0.00 0.0
1957 80 56 0.00 0.0
1956 82 42 0.00 0.0
1955 84 55 0.01 0.0
1954 64 39 0.00 0.0
1953 87 61 0.00 0.0
1952 68 52 0.01 0.0
1951 78 61 0.14 0.0
1950 79 44 0.00 0.0
1949 83 51 0.67 0.0
1948 75 54 0.00 0.0
1947 78 64 0.19 0.0
1946 74 57 0.73 0.0
1945 83 48 0.00 0.0
1944 90 61 0.10 0.0
1943 75 63 0.26 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.10 0.0
1941 92 57 0.00 0.0
1940 89 43 0.00 0.0
1939 84 60 0.57 0.0
1938 86 62 0.76 0.0
1937 88 43 0.16 0.0
1936 83 47 0.00 0.0
1935 71 52 1.34 0.0
1934 97 61 0.00 0.0
1933 n/a n/a 0.41 0.0
1932 92 57 0.00 0.0
1931 80 52 0.56 0.0
1930 70 48 0.00 0.0
1929 60 49 0.20 0.0
1928 78 56 0.00 0.0
1927 84 56 0.00 0.0
1926 74 44 0.00 0.0
1925 84 54 0.00 0.0
1924 n/a n/a 0.63 0.0
1923 67 49 0.00 0.0
1922 83 52 0.00 0.0
1921 89 59 0.00 0.0
1920 79 59 0.00 0.0
1919 79 42 1.74 n/a
1918 85 57 0.30 0.0
1917 90 56 0.00 0.0
1916 88 49 0.00 0.0
1915 91 58 0.11 0.0
1914 86 49 0.00 0.0
1913 85 61 0.03 0.0
1912 86 55 0.00 0.0
1911 92 65 0.00 0.0
1910 80 60 0.47 0.0
1909 66 55 0.37 0.0
1908 79 60 0.24 0.0
1907 61 36 0.00 n/a
1906 83 46 0.00 n/a
1905 74 45 0.00 n/a
1904 79 52 0.05 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 62 51 0.46 n/a
What's the all-time high for Charleston on 5/21?
For the date of May 21, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 97 °F which happened in 1934.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on May 21
Rank Temperature Year
1 97 °F 1934
2 92 °F 1941
2 92 °F 1911
2 92 °F 1932
5 91 °F 1915
6 90 °F 1917
6 90 °F 2022
6 90 °F 1944
9 89 °F 1940
9 89 °F 1977
9 89 °F 1921
9 89 °F 2024
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 5/21?
For the date of May 21, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 35 °F which happened in 2002.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on May 21
Rank Temperature Year
1 35 °F 2002
2 36 °F 1907
3 39 °F 1954
3 39 °F 1993
5 41 °F 2006
6 42 °F 1963
6 42 °F 1919
6 42 °F 1961
6 42 °F 1956
10 43 °F 1937
10 43 °F 1940
10 43 °F 1997
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on May 21
Rank Temperature Year
1 53 °F 2002
2 57 °F 1967
3 58 °F 1986
4 59 °F 2015
5 60 °F 1929
6 61 °F 1907
7 62 °F 1892
8 63 °F 2020
9 64 °F 2008
9 64 °F 1968
9 64 °F 1954
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 5/21?
For the date of May 21, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.74 inches which happened in 1919.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on May 21
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.74 inches 1919
2 1.34 inches 1935
3 0.78 inches 2001
4 0.76 inches 1938
5 0.73 inches 1946
6 0.72 inches 1990
7 0.67 inches 1949
7 0.67 inches 2020
9 0.63 inches 1924
10 0.57 inches 1939
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location