Charleston Weather in 1948

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1948 based on NOAA data.
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1948 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 105 °F August 29
Lowest temperature -3 °F January 26
Highest daily low 73 °F July 22
Lowest daily high 18 °F January 25
Most daily precipitation 2.1 inches April 13
Most daily snow 6.0 inches February 1
Total annual precipitation 43.6 inches -
Total annual snow 28.2 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1948
Rank Temperature Date
1 105 °F Aug 29
1 105 °F Aug 28
3 101 °F Aug 27
4 100 °F Aug 26
5 98 °F Jul 6
6 96 °F Aug 30
6 96 °F Aug 24
8 95 °F Aug 25
8 95 °F Jul 5
10 94 °F Aug 31
10 94 °F Jul 31
10 94 °F Jul 4
10 94 °F Jun 24
10 94 °F Jun 22
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1948
Rank Temperature Date
1 -3 °F January 26
2 -2 °F January 28
2 -2 °F January 27
2 -2 °F January 25
2 -2 °F January 19
6 0 °F January 20
7 1 °F January 29
8 2 °F January 15
9 4 °F January 18
10 5 °F February 3
10 5 °F January 16
January 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
60 41 0.11 0.0
62 29 0.18 0.9
33 30 0.00 0.0
37 31 0.00 0.0
37 29 0.17 0.4
35 31 0.03 0.4
37 19 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.00 0.0
60 24 0.13 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
40 13 0.00 0.0
45 14 0.00 0.0
44 32 1.03 1.0
35 13 0.08 0.8
20 2 0.00 0.0
38 5 0.00 0.0
41 20 0.11 1.5
24 4 0.02 0.2
24 -2 0.00 0.0
39 0 0.00 0.0
44 13 0.00 0.0
43 21 0.05 1.2
28 11 0.15 3.5
25 9 0.28 3.2
18 -2 0.08 1.0
25 -3 0.00 0.0
32 -2 0.02 0.2
26 -2 0.01 0.1
28 1 0.00 0.0
34 10 0.00 0.0
29 12 0.00 0.0
February 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
25 14 0.46 6.0
30 17 0.00 0.0
37 5 0.00 0.0
45 8 0.08 0.0
39 33 0.52 0.0
35 28 0.35 3.5
43 19 0.00 0.0
37 23 0.07 0.0
31 13 0.00 0.0
29 8 0.00 0.0
38 12 0.00 0.0
55 25 0.19 0.0
55 36 0.03 0.0
68 35 0.42 0.0
39 25 0.00 0.0
56 27 0.00 0.0
63 34 0.00 0.0
67 32 0.00 0.0
71 34 0.00 0.0
73 31 0.00 0.0
44 24 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.26 2.7
42 30 0.00 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
63 39 0.00 0.0
56 48 0.57 0.0
58 32 0.02 0.0
68 34 0.31 0.0
73 37 0.00 0.0
March 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
50 25 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.43 0.0
67 47 0.00 0.0
55 34 0.00 0.0
38 21 0.00 0.0
46 24 0.00 0.0
48 35 0.29 0.0
54 35 0.00 0.0
52 32 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
59 31 0.06 0.0
33 21 0.10 0.2
32 16 0.00 0.0
47 22 0.00 0.0
66 30 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.61 0.0
67 45 0.00 0.0
59 30 0.00 0.0
74 37 0.07 0.0
81 48 0.13 0.0
75 54 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.46 0.0
73 58 0.16 0.0
71 46 0.17 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
72 60 0.61 0.0
69 30 0.00 0.0
46 25 0.00 0.0
67 41 0.00 0.0
73 52 0.02 0.0
April 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
73 49 0.05 0.0
74 41 0.46 0.0
60 36 0.00 0.0
60 30 0.00 0.0
77 49 0.00 0.0
70 51 0.36 0.0
69 50 0.34 0.0
72 55 0.36 0.0
78 43 0.00 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
67 45 0.04 0.0
78 57 0.91 0.0
65 51 2.06 0.0
78 55 0.65 0.0
64 48 0.24 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
80 39 0.01 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
80 41 0.00 0.0
85 47 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
59 43 0.00 0.0
75 50 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.02 0.0
88 50 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
92 61 0.08 0.0
84 54 0.79 0.0
57 49 0.03 0.0
64 48 0.03 0.0
May 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
67 49 0.02 0.0
61 51 0.18 0.0
82 58 0.79 0.0
64 47 0.00 0.0
69 49 0.67 0.0
69 42 0.00 0.0
73 53 0.33 0.0
58 41 0.15 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
87 50 0.00 0.0
90 55 0.00 0.0
92 58 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.26 0.0
74 47 0.06 0.0
66 49 0.00 0.0
73 58 0.12 0.0
69 53 0.17 0.0
69 49 0.05 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
71 41 0.00 0.0
75 54 0.00 0.0
79 46 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
84 48 0.00 0.0
79 47 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
73 52 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
81 64 0.38 0.0
74 63 0.03 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
June 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 49 0.00 0.0
77 49 0.00 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
79 58 0.00 0.0
91 64 0.53 0.0
79 59 0.25 0.0
80 55 0.13 0.0
74 54 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.01 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.58 0.0
77 55 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.23 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
94 68 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.98 0.0
94 68 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.18 0.0
88 68 0.00 0.0
91 70 0.02 0.0
90 65 0.26 0.0
91 68 0.00 0.0
91 69 0.08 0.0
July 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 66 0.01 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
94 61 0.00 0.0
95 64 0.00 0.0
98 67 0.02 0.0
90 65 0.75 0.0
81 61 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
88 68 0.00 0.0
88 69 0.01 0.0
90 71 0.61 0.0
88 70 1.16 0.0
83 70 0.15 0.0
86 69 0.00 0.0
85 70 0.93 0.0
90 68 0.12 0.0
89 70 0.03 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
86 71 0.15 0.0
87 73 0.32 0.0
87 70 0.37 0.0
85 64 0.24 0.0
79 59 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
88 68 0.00 0.0
80 68 0.37 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
93 68 0.00 0.0
94 71 0.27 0.0
August 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 66 0.11 0.0
81 64 0.00 0.0
87 67 0.11 0.0
75 68 0.52 0.0
83 60 0.67 0.0
68 51 0.01 0.0
73 54 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
81 62 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.18 0.0
92 65 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.32 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
91 61 0.00 0.0
84 64 0.05 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
96 63 0.00 0.0
95 63 0.00 0.0
100 66 0.00 0.0
101 67 0.00 0.0
105 70 0.00 0.0
105 69 0.00 0.0
96 61 0.60 0.0
94 66 1.26 0.0
September 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 53 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
84 68 0.02 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
83 66 0.15 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
85 61 1.06 0.0
75 55 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
84 51 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.32 0.0
85 67 0.55 0.0
85 60 0.46 0.0
64 47 0.03 0.0
70 48 0.00 0.0
63 52 0.00 0.0
60 43 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.01 0.0
67 56 0.05 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
October 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 55 0.07 0.0
75 57 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
63 55 0.00 0.0
63 47 0.16 0.0
55 48 0.01 0.0
57 41 0.00 0.0
72 50 0.02 0.0
65 49 0.00 0.0
72 46 0.00 0.0
75 53 0.00 0.0
69 46 0.06 0.0
61 42 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
64 37 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
71 33 1.10 0.0
49 27 0.00 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
55 28 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
60 43 0.03 0.0
62 39 0.00 0.0
52 36 0.00 0.0
64 32 0.00 0.0
74 34 0.00 0.0
69 34 0.00 0.0
75 33 0.00 0.0
78 36 0.00 0.0
November 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
63 44 1.02 0.0
64 48 0.00 0.0
72 51 0.17 0.0
65 54 0.02 0.0
75 44 0.00 0.0
88 55 0.45 0.0
62 44 0.18 0.0
63 33 0.00 0.0
73 38 0.00 0.0
72 47 0.11 0.0
48 30 0.33 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
59 39 0.08 0.0
57 27 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
60 30 0.00 0.0
74 36 0.05 0.0
62 30 0.00 0.0
72 34 0.00 0.0
66 48 0.33 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
63 33 0.08 0.0
52 39 0.13 0.0
44 37 0.00 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
59 30 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.55 0.0
59 34 0.43 0.0
49 38 1.24 0.0
42 38 0.01 0.0
December 1948 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
52 31 0.00 0.0
54 26 0.00 0.0
62 29 0.34 0.0
52 47 0.17 0.0
57 43 0.01 0.0
65 44 0.08 0.0
54 28 0.00 0.0
60 30 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
45 26 0.00 0.2
31 17 0.01 0.1
59 19 0.00 0.0
65 47 0.00 0.0
68 47 0.00 0.0
64 48 1.11 0.0
68 61 0.32 0.0
65 36 0.21 0.0
49 26 0.00 0.0
42 28 0.70 0.0
42 33 0.04 0.0
49 34 0.00 0.0
59 35 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
43 30 0.00 0.0
34 27 0.00 0.1
31 9 0.00 0.0
29 10 0.00 0.0
41 12 0.00 0.0
61 20 0.02 0.0
58 35 0.25 0.0
37 25 0.03 1.0
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