Charleston Weather in 1938

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1938 based on NOAA data.
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1938 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 95 °F July 8
Lowest temperature 11 °F January 27
Highest daily low 75 °F June 26
Lowest daily high 20 °F January 27
Most daily precipitation 2.9 inches July 2
Most daily snow 8.0 inches November 25
Total annual precipitation 51.9 inches -
Total annual snow 13.4 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1938
Rank Temperature Date
1 95 °F Jul 8
2 94 °F Aug 10
2 94 °F Jul 7
4 93 °F Aug 15
4 93 °F Aug 14
4 93 °F Jul 27
7 92 °F Aug 16
7 92 °F Aug 9
7 92 °F Aug 8
7 92 °F Aug 7
7 92 °F Aug 6
7 92 °F Jul 28
7 92 °F Jul 26
7 92 °F Jul 17
7 92 °F Jul 11
7 92 °F Jul 10
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1938
Rank Temperature Date
1 11 °F January 27
2 12 °F January 28
2 12 °F January 26
4 15 °F December 28
4 15 °F February 1
4 15 °F January 29
7 16 °F December 29
7 16 °F February 2
7 16 °F January 11
10 17 °F December 16
January 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
47 n/a 0.14 0.0
48 38 0.00 0.0
44 23 0.00 0.0
44 24 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
53 26 0.00 0.0
52 26 0.30 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
43 28 0.00 0.0
45 25 0.00 0.0
41 16 0.09 0.0
49 30 0.00 0.0
40 31 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
35 27 0.00 0.0
48 28 0.00 0.0
60 30 0.02 0.0
46 29 0.00 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.03 0.0
57 32 0.26 0.0
50 43 0.44 0.0
57 43 0.03 0.0
72 41 0.00 0.0
57 34 0.60 0.0
37 12 0.02 0.5
20 11 0.00 0.0
25 12 0.01 0.1
55 15 0.00 0.0
60 20 0.00 0.0
32 20 0.44 0.8
February 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
36 15 0.01 0.0
60 16 0.00 0.0
57 22 0.00 0.0
58 42 0.01 0.0
68 36 0.00 0.0
72 36 0.00 0.0
52 36 0.26 0.0
63 27 0.00 0.0
67 28 0.00 0.0
55 39 0.26 0.0
56 39 0.18 0.0
70 41 1.08 0.0
72 46 0.00 0.0
56 41 0.12 0.0
45 31 0.00 0.0
40 30 0.00 0.0
67 31 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
72 51 0.10 0.0
55 39 0.50 0.0
45 32 0.00 0.0
54 34 0.00 0.0
44 39 0.40 0.0
40 34 0.01 0.0
37 27 0.00 0.0
39 29 0.02 0.0
38 30 0.08 0.0
33 23 0.05 n/a
March 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
49 21 0.00 0.0
55 26 0.00 0.0
47 31 0.00 0.0
53 34 0.21 0.0
78 35 0.02 0.0
56 48 0.78 0.0
56 32 0.01 0.0
42 33 0.00 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.40 0.0
43 31 0.14 0.0
60 31 0.07 0.0
53 33 0.00 0.0
68 35 0.10 0.0
74 45 0.45 0.0
77 45 0.00 0.0
59 51 0.13 0.0
54 41 0.12 0.0
76 43 0.00 0.0
58 36 0.06 0.0
79 41 0.00 0.0
84 47 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.13 0.0
63 43 0.23 0.0
70 34 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.90 0.0
62 42 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.00 0.0
74 49 0.03 0.0
74 51 0.04 0.0
74 56 0.64 0.0
April 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
n/a 50 0.13 0.0
52 41 0.00 0.0
52 34 0.12 0.0
59 36 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.01 0.0
78 40 0.00 0.0
59 48 0.24 0.0
68 44 0.09 0.0
48 38 0.74 0.0
54 34 1.19 0.0
72 34 0.00 0.0
74 38 0.00 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
84 49 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
75 59 0.49 0.0
82 48 0.89 0.0
79 58 0.00 0.0
72 55 0.66 0.0
66 54 0.32 0.0
73 38 0.00 0.0
72 49 0.00 0.0
82 36 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
88 52 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
76 59 0.02 0.0
72 49 0.00 0.0
May 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 51 0.35 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
88 46 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.07 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
72 50 0.00 0.0
70 49 0.33 0.0
63 49 0.12 0.0
65 52 0.02 0.0
62 37 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
68 45 0.52 0.0
62 49 0.65 0.0
72 47 0.30 0.0
74 46 0.00 0.0
68 59 0.24 0.0
88 60 0.45 0.0
81 64 0.29 0.0
86 62 0.76 0.0
79 64 0.27 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
72 60 0.19 0.0
74 58 0.27 0.0
71 53 0.00 0.0
85 54 0.35 0.0
88 57 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.26 0.0
71 60 0.85 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
June 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 57 0.00 0.0
72 64 0.04 0.0
80 n/a 0.59 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.13 0.0
88 52 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.52 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.05 0.0
84 74 0.00 0.0
83 57 0.16 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
88 54 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.05 0.0
86 62 0.74 0.0
86 64 0.06 0.0
80 64 0.30 0.0
74 66 0.12 0.0
78 64 0.06 0.0
81 66 0.00 0.0
75 64 0.02 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
85 67 0.00 0.0
90 75 0.02 0.0
76 62 0.32 0.0
75 60 0.02 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
July 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 60 0.00 0.0
78 67 2.90 0.0
85 n/a 0.86 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
94 63 0.00 0.0
95 68 0.00 0.0
90 71 1.10 0.0
92 70 0.49 0.0
92 66 0.00 0.0
89 72 0.00 0.0
87 68 0.00 0.0
78 68 0.32 0.0
85 65 0.22 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
92 67 0.00 0.0
80 68 0.00 0.0
79 69 0.04 0.0
82 69 0.56 0.0
85 67 0.42 0.0
88 63 0.52 0.0
78 67 2.33 0.0
88 65 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
92 67 0.03 0.0
93 68 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.00 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
82 68 0.22 0.0
81 68 1.31 0.0
August 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 67 0.11 0.0
82 70 0.37 0.0
85 68 0.10 0.0
86 70 0.14 0.0
86 67 0.72 0.0
92 68 0.00 0.0
92 71 0.00 0.0
92 69 1.08 0.0
92 69 0.02 0.0
94 70 0.00 0.0
87 71 0.00 0.0
86 71 0.39 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
93 66 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.00 0.0
92 72 0.00 0.0
91 74 0.00 0.0
82 68 0.55 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.62 0.0
91 64 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
September 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 64 0.41 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
91 59 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
83 70 0.45 0.0
75 62 0.00 0.0
78 59 0.00 0.0
78 63 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
82 67 1.37 0.0
84 68 0.66 0.0
78 67 1.76 0.0
67 62 0.03 0.0
77 61 0.01 0.0
81 60 0.00 0.0
69 60 0.00 0.0
65 51 0.07 0.0
60 50 0.00 0.0
64 49 0.07 0.0
79 n/a 0.00 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.03 0.0
79 61 0.00 0.0
68 49 0.00 0.0
October 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
70 49 0.00 0.0
69 50 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
72 46 0.00 0.0
78 46 0.00 0.0
64 48 0.00 0.0
65 43 0.00 0.0
71 42 0.00 0.0
75 39 0.00 0.0
73 40 0.00 0.0
82 47 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
70 n/a 0.11 0.0
75 48 0.00 0.0
80 49 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
84 51 0.00 0.0
60 52 0.29 0.0
60 39 0.22 0.0
72 34 0.00 0.0
73 41 0.00 0.0
58 44 0.02 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
61 35 0.00 0.0
64 40 0.00 0.0
67 41 0.00 0.0
60 44 0.00 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
66 40 0.00 0.0
November 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
70 40 0.00 0.0
71 37 0.00 0.0
71 41 0.00 0.0
76 41 0.00 0.0
69 50 1.44 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
82 48 0.02 0.0
n/a 51 0.00 0.0
n/a 30 0.32 0.0
64 29 0.00 0.0
68 29 0.00 0.0
76 39 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
n/a 38 0.25 0.0
52 32 0.00 0.0
63 33 0.00 0.0
71 35 0.08 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
n/a 35 1.08 0.0
58 36 0.82 0.0
65 35 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.00 0.0
45 39 0.00 0.0
n/a 29 0.29 2.0
36 28 0.80 8.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
39 26 0.10 1.0
35 25 0.00 0.0
51 27 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
December 1938 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
45 28 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
58 36 0.00 0.0
54 38 0.17 0.0
64 35 0.00 0.0
55 36 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
48 33 0.00 0.0
54 36 0.18 0.0
52 32 0.14 0.0
48 38 0.02 0.0
45 28 0.00 0.0
48 21 0.00 0.0
47 21 0.00 0.0
41 17 0.00 0.0
49 24 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
48 23 0.00 0.0
41 21 0.00 0.0
49 26 0.00 0.0
n/a 26 0.00 0.0
41 29 0.21 0.0
47 37 0.16 0.0
45 33 0.00 0.0
47 33 0.00 0.0
47 33 0.58 1.0
43 15 0.00 0.0
n/a 16 0.00 0.0
31 26 0.00 0.0
41 24 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
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1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location