Charleston Weather in 1953

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1953 based on NOAA data.
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1953 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 102 °F September 2
Lowest temperature 9 °F December 18
Highest daily low 74 °F May 22
Lowest daily high 22 °F December 18
Most daily precipitation 1.7 inches March 23
Most daily snow 3.1 inches January 6
Total annual precipitation 32.5 inches -
Total annual snow 22.3 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1953
Rank Temperature Date
1 102 °F Sep 2
2 101 °F Sep 3
2 101 °F Sep 1
4 100 °F Aug 30
4 100 °F Aug 29
6 99 °F Aug 31
7 98 °F Jun 21
8 97 °F Aug 28
8 97 °F Jul 30
8 97 °F Jul 29
8 97 °F Jul 21
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1953
Rank Temperature Date
1 9 °F December 18
2 12 °F December 19
2 12 °F December 17
4 13 °F December 24
5 15 °F December 25
5 15 °F February 18
7 17 °F December 23
8 18 °F November 29
9 19 °F December 16
9 19 °F December 2
9 19 °F January 6
January 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
40 27 0.00 0.0
44 23 0.57 0.0
40 27 0.46 1.0
28 22 0.01 0.4
32 21 0.05 0.6
35 19 0.24 3.1
46 31 0.77 0.0
61 37 0.34 0.0
60 45 0.00 0.0
58 45 0.05 0.0
49 30 0.33 1.4
38 25 0.00 0.0
58 35 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
64 47 0.00 0.0
58 35 0.22 0.0
62 34 0.31 0.0
56 39 0.25 0.0
59 32 0.00 0.0
58 39 0.00 0.0
50 39 0.80 0.0
58 35 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.09 0.0
60 33 0.53 0.0
33 27 0.10 1.4
42 22 0.00 0.0
65 42 0.02 0.0
59 30 0.35 0.0
38 24 0.01 0.3
56 23 0.00 0.0
61 47 0.08 0.0
February 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
47 26 0.00 0.0
61 20 0.00 0.0
56 33 0.00 0.0
44 28 0.00 0.0
57 20 0.00 0.0
50 44 0.36 0.0
49 33 0.02 0.0
48 27 0.00 0.0
52 29 0.00 0.0
51 25 0.00 0.0
57 38 0.39 0.0
56 33 0.34 0.0
35 27 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.63 2.3
53 27 0.00 0.0
39 22 0.00 0.0
51 15 0.00 0.0
59 31 0.00 0.0
61 51 0.18 0.0
61 32 0.31 0.0
38 25 0.00 0.0
52 25 0.00 0.0
51 30 0.00 0.0
53 38 0.07 0.0
50 42 0.10 0.0
54 41 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
March 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
43 29 0.28 1.7
45 28 0.42 2.3
56 41 0.73 0.0
62 33 0.22 0.0
48 32 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
32 25 0.03 0.5
48 25 0.00 0.0
63 23 0.00 0.0
55 36 0.00 0.0
67 49 0.06 0.0
62 48 0.04 0.0
76 37 0.23 0.0
72 49 0.31 0.0
56 42 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
59 47 0.53 0.0
61 43 0.01 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
74 43 0.00 0.0
69 54 0.00 0.0
70 50 1.68 0.0
67 43 0.27 0.0
44 32 0.05 0.0
37 32 0.00 0.0
48 33 0.01 0.0
53 40 0.04 0.0
42 38 0.01 0.0
53 37 0.00 0.0
65 38 0.03 0.0
April 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 53 0.00 0.0
53 44 0.02 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
60 42 0.07 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
57 47 0.45 0.0
51 43 0.40 0.0
64 39 0.00 0.0
77 55 0.17 0.0
71 50 0.24 0.0
69 42 0.00 0.0
61 43 0.32 0.0
46 36 0.20 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
58 33 0.37 0.0
48 37 0.00 0.0
64 37 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.34 0.0
42 32 0.11 0.9
40 30 0.01 0.0
59 37 0.00 0.0
75 37 0.00 0.0
76 61 0.00 0.0
85 49 0.00 0.0
77 65 0.00 0.0
66 45 0.13 0.0
46 39 0.00 0.0
69 37 0.04 0.0
88 46 0.00 0.0
74 59 0.09 0.0
May 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 62 0.01 0.0
78 62 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
84 54 0.00 0.0
77 61 0.22 0.0
70 54 0.70 0.0
70 51 0.10 0.0
65 49 0.14 0.0
77 52 0.04 0.0
88 49 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
79 58 0.38 0.0
72 63 0.45 0.0
70 60 0.20 0.0
77 62 0.03 0.0
74 62 0.19 0.0
72 60 0.60 0.0
81 61 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
89 74 0.00 0.0
80 61 0.05 0.0
83 58 0.06 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
86 71 0.00 0.0
71 54 0.00 0.0
73 41 0.00 0.0
85 45 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.46 0.0
June 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
74 52 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
83 46 0.00 0.0
88 50 0.00 0.0
91 61 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.41 0.0
84 63 0.08 0.0
93 60 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.27 0.0
86 64 0.66 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
86 54 0.30 0.0
78 62 0.27 0.0
70 59 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.07 0.0
83 68 0.06 0.0
80 64 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
96 62 0.00 0.0
98 66 0.24 0.0
89 64 0.00 0.0
93 62 0.00 0.0
94 60 0.00 0.0
94 67 0.00 0.0
93 68 0.16 0.0
90 66 0.17 0.0
86 69 0.02 0.0
91 70 0.02 0.0
94 71 0.00 0.0
July 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
96 69 0.00 0.0
94 69 0.96 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
88 67 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.03 0.0
87 67 1.49 0.0
84 69 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.00 0.0
78 59 0.00 0.0
78 54 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
92 60 0.00 0.0
92 65 0.00 0.0
94 69 0.00 0.0
83 70 0.05 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
93 66 0.00 0.0
97 66 0.00 0.0
89 71 0.56 0.0
82 66 0.01 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
87 53 0.00 0.0
93 61 0.00 0.0
94 63 0.00 0.0
93 66 0.00 0.0
97 66 0.00 0.0
97 72 0.00 0.0
95 70 0.40 0.0
August 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
93 68 0.00 0.0
93 70 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.48 0.0
90 68 0.01 0.0
86 68 0.00 0.0
78 66 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.72 0.0
75 61 0.06 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
94 60 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
93 61 0.00 0.0
94 62 0.00 0.0
80 65 0.06 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
80 49 0.00 0.0
81 47 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
87 56 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
91 54 0.00 0.0
93 56 0.00 0.0
96 57 0.00 0.0
97 61 0.00 0.0
100 61 0.00 0.0
100 67 0.00 0.0
99 63 0.00 0.0
September 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
101 62 0.00 0.0
102 67 0.00 0.0
101 68 0.00 0.0
95 70 0.41 0.0
72 54 0.70 0.0
76 52 0.00 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.00 0.0
81 47 0.00 0.0
84 49 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.03 0.0
65 48 0.00 0.0
65 38 0.02 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
92 47 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.17 0.0
77 63 0.22 0.0
69 54 0.00 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
74 37 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
77 56 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
96 48 0.00 0.0
94 58 0.00 0.0
October 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 55 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
77 55 0.00 0.0
64 48 0.03 0.0
58 37 0.00 0.0
71 30 0.00 0.0
74 39 0.00 0.0
75 39 0.00 0.0
78 41 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.00 0.0
78 44 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.00 0.0
81 44 0.00 0.0
84 48 0.00 0.0
84 54 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
77 43 0.00 0.0
77 41 0.00 0.0
64 48 0.07 0.0
58 42 0.00 0.0
72 36 0.00 0.0
71 52 0.20 0.0
59 45 0.00 0.0
45 41 0.09 0.0
60 36 0.00 0.0
70 31 0.00 0.0
November 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 37 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.00 0.0
75 41 0.00 0.0
58 40 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.04 0.4
38 22 0.00 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
55 35 0.00 0.0
54 26 0.00 0.0
60 29 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
56 29 0.00 0.0
60 26 0.00 0.0
68 33 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
70 34 0.00 0.0
72 33 0.00 0.0
73 36 0.00 0.0
74 47 0.00 0.0
75 57 0.04 0.0
73 51 0.36 0.0
53 42 0.00 0.0
59 37 0.05 0.0
47 33 0.16 0.0
35 29 0.03 0.4
38 30 0.32 1.7
37 23 0.00 0.0
42 18 0.00 0.0
45 28 0.00 0.0
December 1953 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
43 24 0.00 0.0
57 19 0.00 0.0
66 26 0.00 0.0
68 51 0.36 0.0
61 37 0.00 0.0
66 44 0.15 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
66 27 0.00 0.0
62 37 0.45 0.0
47 30 0.02 0.0
42 22 0.05 0.0
43 38 0.20 0.0
47 33 0.35 0.0
43 31 0.41 1.3
32 29 0.05 0.5
32 19 0.12 1.8
22 12 0.00 0.0
22 9 0.00 0.0
40 12 0.00 0.0
54 35 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.05 0.0
61 36 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.03 0.3
35 13 0.00 0.0
39 15 0.00 0.0
45 30 0.00 0.0
46 26 0.00 0.0
50 41 0.17 0.0
47 41 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.04 0.0
39 29 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location