Charleston May 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of May 3.
May 3 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 90 °F 2018
Lowest temperature 31 °F 2005
Lowest daily high 51 °F 1971
Highest daily low 63 °F 1958
Most precipitation 1.05 inches 1983
Most snow none -
May 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 72.8 °F
Average low 49.4 °F
Chance precipitation 48.3%
Chance snow 0.1%
Charleston May 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 86 58 0.00 0.0
2023 53 39 0.07 0.0
2022 87 51 0.29 0.0
2021 75 56 0.40 0.0
2020 80 58 0.86 0.0
2019 80 59 0.33 0.0
2018 90 57 0.00 0.0
2017 67 43 0.00 0.0
2016 63 55 0.08 0.0
2015 80 42 0.00 0.0
2014 72 46 0.00 0.0
2013 76 50 0.00 0.0
2012 89 60 0.00 0.0
2011 76 46 0.66 0.0
2010 78 59 0.64 0.0
2009 60 52 0.65 0.0
2008 75 61 0.01 0.0
2007 64 58 0.38 0.0
2006 72 51 0.00 0.0
2005 55 31 0.00 0.0
2004 54 38 0.00 0.0
2003 61 53 0.00 0.0
2002 60 41 0.00 0.0
2001 86 54 0.00 0.0
2000 83 42 0.00 0.0
1999 77 39 0.00 0.0
1998 71 47 0.21 0.0
1997 73 47 0.39 0.0
1996 80 53 0.13 0.0
1995 65 45 0.00 0.0
1994 55 41 0.33 0.0
1993 79 60 0.02 0.0
1992 76 50 0.00 0.0
1991 78 56 0.00 0.0
1990 67 50 0.00 0.0
1989 61 38 0.00 0.0
1988 73 39 0.00 0.0
1987 72 55 0.13 0.0
1986 60 38 0.00 0.0
1985 67 50 0.00 0.0
1984 66 52 0.75 0.0
1983 67 55 1.05 0.0
1982 78 40 0.00 0.0
1981 72 32 0.00 0.0
1980 75 47 0.00 0.0
1979 77 60 0.24 0.0
1978 68 33 0.00 0.0
1977 75 57 0.00 0.0
1976 58 42 0.26 0.0
1975 73 46 0.99 0.0
1974 70 55 0.16 0.0
1973 67 48 0.70 0.0
1972 68 53 0.19 0.0
1971 51 39 0.20 0.0
1970 56 47 0.00 0.0
1969 82 48 0.00 0.0
1968 86 47 0.29 0.0
1967 60 38 0.00 0.0
1966 73 36 0.00 0.0
1965 87 50 0.00 0.0
1964 77 44 0.00 0.0
1963 79 37 0.00 0.0
1962 73 41 0.00 0.0
1961 64 33 0.00 0.0
1960 77 41 0.00 0.0
1959 89 60 0.01 0.0
1958 83 63 0.42 0.0
1957 61 42 0.00 0.0
1956 71 57 0.00 0.0
1955 86 50 0.00 0.0
1954 70 42 0.46 0.0
1953 83 49 0.00 0.0
1952 75 41 0.00 0.0
1951 82 60 0.09 0.0
1950 82 54 0.00 0.0
1949 85 52 0.00 0.0
1948 82 58 0.79 0.0
1947 62 47 0.19 0.0
1946 64 57 0.48 0.0
1945 60 43 0.36 0.0
1944 89 54 0.00 0.0
1943 74 49 0.00 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1941 72 42 0.00 0.0
1940 n/a 40 0.04 0.0
1939 59 36 0.00 0.0
1938 88 46 0.00 0.0
1937 78 47 0.00 0.0
1936 87 62 0.03 0.0
1935 82 61 0.03 0.0
1934 86 44 0.00 0.0
1933 79 55 0.49 0.0
1932 69 38 0.00 0.0
1931 76 42 0.14 0.0
1930 88 52 0.00 0.0
1929 78 40 0.46 0.0
1928 78 44 0.00 0.0
1927 76 37 0.00 0.0
1926 90 55 0.00 0.0
1925 68 40 0.00 0.0
1924 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1923 87 49 0.00 0.0
1922 77 59 0.65 0.0
1921 73 41 0.55 0.0
1920 68 38 0.00 0.0
1919 85 42 n/a n/a
1918 88 41 0.00 0.0
1917 69 49 n/a 0.0
1916 83 51 0.10 0.0
1915 84 56 0.57 0.0
1914 78 44 0.00 0.0
1913 87 52 0.00 0.0
1912 85 59 0.00 0.0
1911 60 34 0.00 0.0
1910 86 56 0.00 0.0
1909 68 44 0.00 0.0
1908 60 41 0.00 0.0
1907 76 49 0.00 n/a
1906 83 60 0.00 n/a
1905 85 60 0.00 n/a
1904 73 58 0.02 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 88 60 0.00 n/a
What's the all-time high for Charleston on 5/3?
For the date of May 3, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 90 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 2018.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on May 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 90 °F 1926
1 90 °F 2018
3 89 °F 1944
3 89 °F 1959
3 89 °F 2012
6 88 °F 1918
6 88 °F 1930
6 88 °F 1938
6 88 °F 1892
10 87 °F 1923
10 87 °F 1936
10 87 °F 1965
10 87 °F 2022
10 87 °F 1913
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 5/3?
For the date of May 3, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 31 °F which happened in 2005.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on May 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 31 °F 2005
2 32 °F 1981
3 33 °F 1961
3 33 °F 1978
5 34 °F 1911
6 36 °F 1966
6 36 °F 1939
8 37 °F 1927
8 37 °F 1963
10 38 °F 1986
10 38 °F 1932
10 38 °F 1967
10 38 °F 2004
10 38 °F 1989
10 38 °F 1920
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on May 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 51 °F 1971
2 53 °F 2023
3 54 °F 2004
4 55 °F 2005
4 55 °F 1994
6 56 °F 1970
7 58 °F 1976
8 59 °F 1939
9 60 °F 1911
9 60 °F 1945
9 60 °F 2009
9 60 °F 1908
9 60 °F 2002
9 60 °F 1986
9 60 °F 1967
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 5/3?
For the date of May 3, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.05 inches which happened in 1983.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on May 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.05 inches 1983
2 0.99 inches 1975
3 0.86 inches 2020
4 0.79 inches 1948
5 0.75 inches 1984
6 0.70 inches 1973
7 0.66 inches 2011
8 0.65 inches 2009
8 0.65 inches 1922
10 0.64 inches 2010
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location