Charleston Weather in 1940

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1940 based on NOAA data.
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1940 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 98 °F July 29
Lowest temperature -2 °F January 20
Highest daily low 72 °F July 27
Lowest daily high 14 °F January 26
Most daily precipitation 3.5 inches September 25
Most daily snow 5.0 inches January 19
Total annual precipitation 40.8 inches -
Total annual snow 21.4 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1940
Rank Temperature Date
1 98 °F Jul 29
2 97 °F Jul 28
2 97 °F Jul 27
2 97 °F Jul 26
5 96 °F Jul 30
5 96 °F Jul 22
7 95 °F Jun 7
8 94 °F Aug 18
8 94 °F Jul 25
8 94 °F Jul 23
8 94 °F Jul 21
8 94 °F Jul 20
8 94 °F Jul 19
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1940
Rank Temperature Date
1 -2 °F January 20
1 -2 °F January 19
3 0 °F January 28
4 6 °F January 29
5 7 °F January 30
6 8 °F January 27
7 9 °F January 26
8 11 °F January 25
8 11 °F January 4
8 11 °F January 3
January 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
n/a 17 0.00 1.0
24 15 0.03 0.0
27 11 0.00 0.0
34 11 0.00 0.0
30 19 0.08 0.5
30 14 0.00 0.0
33 14 0.00 0.0
34 14 0.30 2.0
35 24 0.03 0.5
40 23 0.00 0.0
42 25 0.14 0.0
44 35 0.04 0.0
55 38 0.00 0.0
60 37 0.00 0.0
n/a 32 0.05 0.0
41 26 0.00 0.0
41 25 0.00 0.0
n/a 19 0.07 0.5
n/a -2 0.21 5.0
19 -2 0.04 0.5
23 n/a 0.00 0.0
34 16 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
28 18 0.21 1.5
n/a 11 0.02 0.5
14 9 0.03 0.5
21 8 0.07 0.2
21 0 0.00 0.0
36 6 0.00 0.0
38 7 0.01 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
February 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 22 0.00 0.0
26 23 0.13 1.0
38 12 0.00 0.0
41 12 0.00 0.0
42 23 0.00 0.0
68 35 0.15 0.0
38 35 0.00 0.0
57 32 0.01 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
68 35 0.52 0.0
69 46 0.24 0.0
64 31 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.01 0.0
41 22 1.16 4.5
35 15 0.05 0.2
34 15 0.00 0.0
47 17 0.00 0.0
52 21 0.02 0.0
49 27 1.06 0.0
43 36 0.26 0.0
41 32 0.23 0.0
38 29 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
52 31 0.00 0.0
40 37 0.18 0.0
40 15 0.00 0.0
47 17 0.00 0.0
43 37 0.39 0.0
43 35 0.04 0.0
March 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 32 0.00 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.21 0.0
n/a 42 0.58 0.0
n/a 22 0.09 0.0
37 25 0.01 0.0
45 33 0.02 0.0
37 23 0.00 0.0
40 28 0.00 0.0
47 33 0.00 0.0
41 25 0.00 0.0
45 28 0.00 0.0
54 29 0.03 0.0
n/a 38 0.21 0.0
50 28 0.25 0.0
54 25 0.06 0.0
73 33 0.00 0.0
70 32 0.00 0.0
58 38 0.60 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
54 25 0.00 0.0
40 29 0.12 0.0
34 23 0.07 0.5
34 22 0.00 0.0
32 19 0.00 0.0
46 20 0.00 0.0
72 20 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.13 0.0
76 50 0.29 0.0
78 44 1.60 0.0
April 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
64 46 0.90 0.0
76 42 0.17 0.0
84 44 0.19 0.0
80 55 0.05 0.0
n/a 42 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.90 0.0
n/a 35 0.55 0.0
64 42 0.00 0.0
76 33 0.00 0.0
n/a 25 0.42 0.0
42 25 0.10 0.5
63 26 0.03 0.0
73 26 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.02 0.0
n/a 43 1.12 0.0
n/a 49 0.69 0.0
54 41 0.68 0.0
54 34 0.22 0.0
63 38 0.00 0.0
62 41 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.48 0.0
67 46 0.00 0.0
56 35 0.00 0.0
65 41 0.00 0.0
69 35 0.00 0.0
83 48 0.00 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
May 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 45 0.11 0.0
n/a 41 0.10 0.0
n/a 40 0.04 0.0
58 40 0.11 0.0
72 39 0.01 0.0
90 40 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
91 58 0.00 0.0
70 47 0.00 0.0
74 42 0.00 0.0
70 49 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
86 51 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
n/a 52 0.09 0.0
71 49 0.00 0.0
87 49 0.00 0.0
92 57 0.00 0.0
83 39 0.09 0.0
89 43 0.00 0.0
91 59 0.00 0.0
87 52 0.00 0.0
81 40 0.20 0.0
79 49 0.10 0.0
79 39 0.00 0.0
74 49 0.13 0.0
79 53 0.02 0.0
82 53 0.03 0.0
62 54 0.43 0.0
75 54 0.49 0.0
June 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
70 52 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.00 0.0
95 67 0.19 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.24 0.0
92 68 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.06 0.0
85 68 0.51 0.0
85 67 0.00 0.0
84 67 0.19 0.0
87 67 0.09 0.0
88 59 0.04 0.0
n/a 49 0.00 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.02 0.0
87 55 0.75 0.0
91 68 0.30 0.0
81 54 0.66 0.0
76 60 0.00 0.0
76 62 1.84 0.0
91 64 0.55 0.0
87 66 0.37 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
July 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 58 0.02 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
68 54 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.09 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
83 57 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
80 65 0.00 0.0
83 65 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
77 62 0.09 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.23 0.0
78 55 0.60 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
94 67 0.00 0.0
94 68 0.00 0.0
94 70 0.00 0.0
96 71 0.00 0.0
94 72 0.72 0.0
92 69 0.04 0.0
94 69 0.17 0.0
97 72 0.00 0.0
97 72 0.00 0.0
97 71 0.00 0.0
98 70 0.07 0.0
96 71 0.76 0.0
93 68 0.00 0.0
August 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 61 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.00 0.0
92 69 0.00 0.0
85 65 0.67 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
86 68 0.00 0.0
83 68 1.09 0.0
87 68 0.17 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.00 0.0
94 67 0.00 0.0
80 57 0.23 0.0
77 55 0.11 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
83 57 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.37 0.0
92 68 0.08 0.0
82 68 1.13 0.0
83 68 0.00 0.0
82 68 0.44 0.0
83 62 0.05 0.0
September 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 58 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
83 57 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
75 53 0.11 0.0
63 43 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.00 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
80 46 0.00 0.0
82 47 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
91 59 0.00 0.0
93 55 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
85 52 0.00 0.0
60 40 3.45 0.0
61 40 0.21 0.0
67 41 0.00 0.0
69 41 0.00 0.0
75 43 0.00 0.0
74 46 0.00 0.0
October 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 48 0.00 0.0
70 47 0.00 0.0
76 45 0.00 0.0
78 48 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.00 0.0
83 47 0.00 0.0
64 42 0.83 0.0
64 43 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
66 41 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
75 47 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
67 48 0.00 0.0
65 42 0.00 0.0
50 43 0.16 0.0
62 38 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.06 0.0
52 40 0.00 0.0
52 36 0.13 0.0
55 36 0.00 0.0
66 37 0.00 0.0
76 38 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.00 0.0
72 51 0.01 0.0
80 49 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
80 39 0.42 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
November 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 n/a 0.10 0.0
65 48 0.79 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
76 41 0.00 0.0
49 38 0.24 0.0
50 33 0.00 0.0
52 34 0.00 0.0
47 26 0.00 0.0
65 29 0.00 0.0
73 29 0.28 0.0
65 32 0.14 0.0
52 33 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
36 26 0.14 0.5
n/a 24 0.22 1.5
50 25 0.00 0.0
55 25 0.00 0.0
59 30 0.00 0.0
65 35 0.00 0.0
63 41 0.00 0.0
75 43 0.00 0.0
65 49 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.00 0.0
52 37 0.43 0.0
n/a 37 0.01 0.0
51 34 0.30 0.0
n/a 36 0.02 0.0
41 33 0.00 0.0
46 33 0.00 0.0
December 1940 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
53 32 0.00 n/a
46 20 0.00 n/a
47 20 0.00 n/a
49 18 0.00 n/a
43 21 0.05 n/a
43 23 0.02 n/a
51 25 0.06 n/a
46 26 0.00 n/a
46 26 0.00 n/a
65 28 0.00 n/a
61 28 0.00 n/a
66 40 0.01 n/a
47 37 0.17 n/a
44 36 0.22 n/a
65 39 0.00 n/a
70 34 0.00 n/a
n/a 34 0.00 n/a
43 28 0.00 n/a
55 31 0.00 n/a
57 31 0.02 n/a
52 30 0.00 n/a
53 32 0.00 n/a
53 28 0.00 n/a
50 27 0.00 n/a
63 27 0.00 n/a
64 29 0.12 n/a
63 29 0.00 n/a
62 48 0.23 n/a
58 41 0.23 n/a
56 37 0.15 n/a
42 38 0.03 n/a
Weather Station Details
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1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location