Charleston Weather in 1939

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1939 based on NOAA data.
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1939 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 97 °F September 8
Lowest temperature 9 °F February 23
Highest daily low 74 °F July 14
Lowest daily high 35 °F January 23
Most daily precipitation 2.3 inches February 3
Most daily snow 2.0 inches February 22
Total annual precipitation 41.7 inches -
Total annual snow 9.5 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1939
Rank Temperature Date
1 97 °F Sep 8
2 96 °F Sep 16
2 96 °F Sep 9
4 95 °F Sep 15
4 95 °F Sep 14
4 95 °F Sep 7
4 95 °F Aug 11
4 95 °F Jun 16
9 94 °F Sep 13
9 94 °F Sep 12
9 94 °F Aug 8
9 94 °F Jul 7
9 94 °F Jun 27
9 94 °F Jun 17
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1939
Rank Temperature Date
1 9 °F February 23
2 11 °F February 24
3 12 °F January 27
3 12 °F January 23
5 14 °F January 24
6 16 °F December 25
6 16 °F January 28
8 19 °F December 26
8 19 °F February 22
8 19 °F February 16
8 19 °F February 7
8 19 °F January 26
January 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
45 26 0.00 0.0
57 28 0.00 0.0
63 31 0.00 0.0
70 33 0.00 0.0
56 n/a 0.29 0.0
57 35 0.03 0.0
63 29 0.00 0.0
57 29 0.00 0.0
65 29 0.00 0.0
68 31 0.07 0.0
55 36 0.02 0.0
44 33 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.51 0.0
36 27 0.10 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
45 26 0.01 0.0
46 28 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.01 0.0
41 26 0.14 0.0
47 25 0.25 0.5
60 27 0.08 0.5
41 27 0.05 0.0
35 12 0.00 0.0
44 14 0.00 0.0
42 24 0.10 0.0
43 19 0.13 1.0
42 12 0.03 0.0
55 16 0.03 0.0
59 32 0.00 0.0
62 27 1.72 0.0
61 27 0.12 0.0
February 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 27 0.00 0.0
51 28 0.10 0.0
52 26 2.34 0.0
52 23 1.01 0.5
50 24 0.00 0.0
53 20 0.00 0.0
54 19 0.29 0.0
60 29 0.00 0.0
65 27 0.00 0.0
68 36 0.39 0.0
72 24 0.66 0.0
42 24 0.06 0.0
53 24 0.00 0.0
65 24 0.00 0.0
62 n/a 0.66 0.0
47 19 0.08 0.0
48 20 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.17 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
77 39 0.33 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
49 19 0.28 2.0
47 9 0.05 0.5
45 11 0.00 0.0
45 27 0.00 0.0
49 27 0.32 0.0
55 27 0.00 0.0
68 28 0.26 0.0
March 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 35 0.00 0.0
66 24 0.00 0.0
46 23 0.00 0.0
59 24 0.00 0.0
65 35 0.30 0.0
74 35 1.70 0.0
59 29 0.00 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
67 32 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.00 0.0
56 31 0.06 0.0
61 29 1.98 0.0
65 32 0.46 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
71 37 0.00 0.0
67 30 0.24 0.0
45 27 0.00 0.0
41 25 0.00 0.0
38 23 0.02 0.5
58 n/a 0.06 0.0
64 28 0.00 0.0
55 31 0.00 0.0
64 31 0.00 0.0
76 40 0.00 0.0
82 41 0.00 0.0
82 42 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
63 37 0.51 0.0
43 33 0.02 0.0
61 38 0.11 0.0
58 36 0.40 0.0
April 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 37 0.04 0.0
55 42 0.43 0.0
58 37 0.00 0.0
55 34 0.00 0.0
55 27 0.00 0.0
64 33 0.23 0.0
55 29 0.49 0.0
44 24 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.24 0.5
69 41 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.12 0.0
62 34 0.58 0.0
43 28 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.58 0.0
64 40 1.72 0.0
54 43 0.44 0.0
68 42 0.25 0.0
72 52 0.07 0.0
72 38 0.00 0.0
58 41 0.00 0.0
63 40 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
65 43 0.00 0.0
80 36 0.00 0.0
86 46 0.00 0.0
86 46 0.10 0.0
78 n/a 0.21 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
77 45 0.00 0.0
76 47 0.00 0.0
May 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
70 36 0.00 0.0
62 40 0.05 0.0
59 36 0.00 0.0
64 33 0.00 0.0
73 40 0.00 0.0
76 40 0.00 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
84 51 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.04 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
74 40 0.26 0.0
74 49 0.04 0.0
64 45 0.00 0.0
73 43 0.00 0.0
73 41 0.00 0.0
88 45 0.00 0.0
88 45 0.00 0.0
88 54 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.09 0.0
84 60 0.57 0.0
85 59 0.08 0.0
91 61 0.01 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
92 64 0.00 0.0
92 67 0.00 0.0
90 71 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.31 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
June 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
91 71 0.03 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
88 67 0.69 0.0
86 67 0.14 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
86 68 0.06 0.0
84 64 0.01 0.0
88 68 0.20 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
82 66 0.56 0.0
78 67 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.42 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
95 64 0.00 0.0
94 72 0.00 0.0
87 71 0.02 0.0
86 71 0.61 0.0
90 73 0.01 0.0
92 70 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.00 0.0
92 70 0.05 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
93 61 0.00 0.0
94 61 0.00 0.0
87 71 0.00 0.0
85 67 1.34 0.0
84 69 0.21 0.0
July 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 61 0.00 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
88 68 0.70 0.0
84 69 0.72 0.0
93 69 1.00 0.0
94 71 0.04 0.0
91 72 0.00 0.0
88 71 0.43 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.01 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.00 0.0
88 74 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
80 64 0.03 0.0
87 63 0.57 0.0
74 65 0.48 0.0
80 66 0.26 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
90 68 0.00 0.0
88 70 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.00 0.0
80 69 0.66 0.0
81 68 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.38 0.0
August 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
89 65 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
83 67 0.00 0.0
87 68 0.01 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
89 64 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
94 67 0.00 0.0
88 70 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.60 0.0
95 62 0.00 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.23 0.0
81 69 0.08 0.0
93 70 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.83 0.0
90 68 0.00 0.0
85 70 0.19 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
85 70 0.02 0.0
86 65 0.11 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
90 58 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.01 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.36 0.0
September 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
89 62 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.22 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
95 53 0.00 0.0
97 58 0.00 0.0
96 69 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
94 51 0.00 0.0
94 57 0.00 0.0
95 68 0.00 0.0
95 64 0.00 0.0
96 61 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
73 56 0.00 0.0
69 60 0.04 0.0
72 57 0.00 0.0
72 50 0.00 0.0
85 48 0.00 0.0
89 50 0.00 0.0
87 51 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.02 0.0
89 62 0.19 0.0
72 64 0.21 0.0
October 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
n/a 55 0.00 0.0
64 48 0.54 0.0
71 45 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.21 0.0
69 48 0.00 0.0
70 38 0.00 0.0
57 40 0.00 0.0
59 40 0.00 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
69 34 0.00 0.0
72 36 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
71 53 0.00 0.0
66 43 0.00 0.0
74 41 0.00 0.0
80 43 0.00 n/a
83 59 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.18 0.0
85 50 1.17 0.0
58 37 0.00 0.0
65 30 0.00 0.0
51 40 0.01 0.0
November 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 37 0.00 0.0
52 31 0.00 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
49 30 0.00 0.0
45 36 0.00 0.0
54 33 0.00 0.0
58 33 0.00 0.0
57 38 0.10 0.0
58 27 0.00 0.0
77 27 0.00 0.0
53 36 0.05 0.0
58 38 0.00 0.0
53 29 0.00 0.0
59 29 0.00 0.0
65 29 0.00 0.0
66 30 0.00 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
64 37 0.00 0.0
65 41 0.00 0.0
56 40 0.09 0.0
47 43 0.09 0.0
45 39 0.29 0.0
43 38 0.01 0.0
48 39 0.00 0.0
48 39 0.00 0.0
48 35 0.00 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
51 25 0.00 0.0
52 26 0.00 0.0
52 26 0.00 0.0
December 1939 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 40 0.00 0.0
57 44 0.08 0.0
58 41 0.34 0.0
49 33 0.08 0.0
49 34 0.06 0.0
52 35 0.00 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
47 25 0.00 0.0
65 27 0.01 0.0
45 38 0.21 0.0
63 26 0.00 0.0
45 26 0.14 0.0
53 32 0.14 0.0
53 23 0.00 0.0
59 23 0.00 0.0
62 50 0.00 0.0
68 35 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.00 0.0
42 40 0.58 0.0
n/a 31 0.03 0.0
39 28 0.01 0.0
41 24 0.00 0.0
38 26 0.04 1.8
41 16 0.00 0.0
40 19 0.00 1.5
39 21 0.70 0.0
38 32 0.28 0.0
38 30 0.00 0.0
36 28 0.02 0.2
36 23 0.02 0.0
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1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
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