Charleston May 8 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of May 8.
May 8 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 95 °F 1930
Lowest temperature 34 °F 1947
Lowest daily high 56 °F 2020
Highest daily low 63 °F 2024
Most precipitation 1.95 inches 2008
Most snow none -
May 8 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 73.8 °F
Average low 50.4 °F
Chance precipitation 48.2%
Chance snow 0.1%
Charleston May 8 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 81 63 0.24 0.0
2023 81 59 0.00 0.0
2022 69 43 0.00 0.0
2021 60 43 0.04 0.0
2020 56 35 0.76 0.0
2019 86 54 0.00 0.0
2018 81 50 0.00 0.0
2017 63 36 0.00 0.0
2016 67 54 0.06 0.0
2015 91 59 0.00 0.0
2014 87 53 0.00 0.0
2013 68 54 1.01 0.0
2012 73 59 0.50 0.0
2011 69 52 0.36 0.0
2010 81 50 0.53 0.0
2009 78 53 0.65 0.0
2008 71 60 1.95 0.0
2007 82 43 0.00 0.0
2006 66 50 0.00 0.0
2005 77 48 0.00 0.0
2004 85 61 0.00 0.0
2003 79 60 0.01 0.0
2002 81 60 0.08 0.0
2001 66 56 0.06 0.0
2000 87 60 0.00 0.0
1999 73 59 0.03 0.0
1998 65 59 0.27 0.0
1997 73 49 0.84 0.0
1996 73 60 0.19 0.0
1995 77 41 0.00 0.0
1994 62 47 0.01 0.0
1993 89 48 0.00 0.0
1992 69 44 0.53 0.0
1991 79 47 0.00 0.0
1990 82 44 0.00 0.0
1989 66 40 0.00 0.0
1988 84 44 0.00 0.0
1987 72 44 0.00 0.0
1986 78 58 0.00 0.0
1985 77 45 0.00 0.0
1984 69 45 0.27 0.0
1983 67 44 0.38 0.0
1982 69 50 0.28 0.0
1981 75 35 0.00 0.0
1980 61 39 0.00 0.0
1979 89 59 0.00 0.0
1978 68 56 0.90 0.0
1977 70 42 0.00 0.0
1976 64 38 0.00 0.0
1975 77 38 0.00 0.0
1974 78 37 0.04 0.0
1973 80 60 1.01 0.0
1972 67 60 0.32 0.0
1971 65 51 0.18 0.0
1970 86 44 0.00 0.0
1969 77 63 0.31 0.0
1968 81 51 0.00 0.0
1967 63 47 0.39 0.0
1966 87 50 0.00 0.0
1965 85 60 0.03 0.0
1964 88 58 0.00 0.0
1963 86 47 0.00 0.0
1962 82 45 0.00 0.0
1961 88 59 0.00 0.0
1960 58 40 0.31 0.0
1959 70 50 0.00 0.0
1958 68 38 0.00 0.0
1957 82 44 0.00 0.0
1956 67 40 0.00 0.0
1955 72 50 0.02 0.0
1954 56 43 0.03 0.0
1953 65 49 0.14 0.0
1952 78 49 0.13 0.0
1951 73 50 0.00 0.0
1950 71 40 0.00 0.0
1949 82 54 0.00 0.0
1948 58 41 0.15 0.0
1947 57 34 0.00 0.0
1946 72 44 0.07 0.0
1945 82 51 0.32 0.0
1944 80 38 0.00 0.0
1943 88 58 0.28 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.01 0.0
1941 77 50 0.21 0.0
1940 91 58 0.00 0.0
1939 84 51 0.00 0.0
1938 72 50 0.00 0.0
1937 70 44 0.00 0.0
1936 92 56 0.00 0.0
1935 76 52 0.00 0.0
1934 81 56 0.00 0.0
1933 79 53 0.10 0.0
1932 92 60 0.00 0.0
1931 64 44 0.32 0.0
1930 95 60 0.00 0.0
1929 70 38 0.00 0.0
1928 70 38 0.00 0.0
1927 84 55 0.06 0.0
1926 92 50 0.00 0.0
1925 71 35 0.00 0.0
1924 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1923 69 40 0.00 0.0
1922 78 57 0.00 0.0
1921 75 42 0.00 0.0
1920 69 50 0.30 0.0
1919 71 60 0.30 n/a
1918 84 56 0.00 0.0
1917 57 43 0.35 0.0
1916 89 56 0.00 0.0
1915 81 59 0.10 0.0
1914 72 54 0.14 0.0
1913 78 44 0.00 0.0
1912 80 58 0.45 0.0
1911 77 48 0.00 0.0
1910 75 54 0.48 0.0
1909 85 54 0.00 0.0
1908 59 45 0.14 0.0
1907 73 53 0.06 n/a
1906 70 37 0.00 n/a
1905 84 55 0.00 n/a
1904 84 62 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 70 40 0.00 n/a
What's the all-time high for Charleston on 5/8?
For the date of May 8, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 95 °F which happened in 1930.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on May 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 95 °F 1930
2 92 °F 1926
2 92 °F 1936
2 92 °F 1932
5 91 °F 2015
5 91 °F 1940
7 89 °F 1979
7 89 °F 1916
7 89 °F 1993
10 88 °F 1964
10 88 °F 1943
10 88 °F 1961
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 5/8?
For the date of May 8, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 34 °F which happened in 1947.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on May 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 34 °F 1947
2 35 °F 2020
2 35 °F 1925
2 35 °F 1981
5 36 °F 2017
6 37 °F 1974
6 37 °F 1906
8 38 °F 1929
8 38 °F 1958
8 38 °F 1976
8 38 °F 1928
8 38 °F 1944
8 38 °F 1975
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on May 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 56 °F 1954
1 56 °F 2020
3 57 °F 1947
3 57 °F 1917
5 58 °F 1960
5 58 °F 1948
7 59 °F 1908
8 60 °F 2021
9 61 °F 1980
10 62 °F 1994
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 5/8?
For the date of May 8, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.95 inches which happened in 2008.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on May 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.95 inches 2008
2 1.01 inches 1973
2 1.01 inches 2013
4 0.90 inches 1978
5 0.84 inches 1997
6 0.76 inches 2020
7 0.65 inches 2009
8 0.53 inches 2010
8 0.53 inches 1992
10 0.50 inches 2012
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location