Charleston Weather in 1956

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1956 based on NOAA data.
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1956 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 93 °F July 2
Lowest temperature 8 °F January 18
Highest daily low 73 °F August 5
Lowest daily high 24 °F January 9
Most daily precipitation 2.2 inches September 15
Most daily snow 3.1 inches January 16
Total annual precipitation 48.9 inches -
Total annual snow 16.9 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1956
Rank Temperature Date
1 93 °F Jul 2
2 91 °F Aug 5
2 91 °F Jul 3
4 90 °F Aug 31
4 90 °F Aug 18
4 90 °F Jul 5
4 90 °F Jul 4
4 90 °F Jul 1
4 90 °F Jun 30
4 90 °F Jun 13
4 90 °F May 13
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1956
Rank Temperature Date
1 8 °F January 18
2 11 °F November 24
2 11 °F January 15
4 12 °F January 27
5 15 °F January 26
6 16 °F November 23
6 16 °F January 28
8 17 °F January 24
8 17 °F January 17
8 17 °F January 8
January 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
47 25 0.00 0.0
57 26 0.00 0.0
52 38 0.00 0.0
40 24 0.00 0.0
45 18 0.00 0.0
61 25 0.00 0.0
41 22 0.00 0.0
32 17 0.00 0.0
24 19 0.03 0.7
33 20 0.20 1.0
35 33 0.37 0.0
33 30 0.06 0.4
35 26 0.02 0.3
29 18 0.00 0.0
37 11 0.00 0.0
33 22 0.18 3.1
29 17 0.00 0.0
37 8 0.00 0.0
42 31 0.35 0.0
33 29 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.00 0.0
45 23 0.00 0.0
33 21 0.00 0.0
33 17 0.00 0.0
28 20 0.14 2.5
28 15 0.01 0.4
36 12 0.00 0.0
49 16 0.16 0.0
54 46 0.64 0.0
59 28 0.56 0.0
35 19 0.00 0.0
February 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
47 18 0.10 0.0
50 40 1.13 0.0
40 34 0.19 0.0
49 38 0.80 0.0
51 36 0.03 0.0
52 39 0.62 0.0
49 33 0.00 0.0
62 27 0.00 0.0
58 41 0.00 0.0
49 41 0.00 0.0
51 36 0.22 0.0
43 35 0.00 0.0
48 32 0.05 0.0
54 31 0.60 0.0
57 36 0.41 0.0
52 34 0.17 0.0
63 46 0.60 0.0
58 40 1.04 0.0
57 35 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.09 0.0
33 23 0.05 1.0
32 18 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.00 0.0
60 25 0.22 0.0
65 38 0.47 0.0
56 33 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.06 0.0
49 27 0.02 0.1
40 23 0.02 0.2
March 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 28 0.04 0.0
57 41 0.15 0.0
60 36 0.13 0.0
57 36 0.00 0.0
72 36 0.00 0.0
80 63 0.00 0.0
74 57 0.78 0.0
58 29 0.64 0.0
56 25 0.00 0.0
66 30 0.00 0.0
63 36 0.04 0.0
37 32 0.55 0.2
41 32 0.15 0.0
56 37 1.63 0.0
47 33 0.00 0.0
48 27 0.66 0.9
37 26 0.03 0.1
36 31 0.41 0.7
33 25 0.09 0.9
39 19 0.00 0.0
52 18 0.00 0.0
55 27 0.00 0.0
64 31 0.00 0.0
58 28 0.33 0.0
47 20 0.00 0.0
64 40 0.02 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
67 42 0.69 0.0
65 39 0.25 0.0
45 35 0.00 0.0
50 33 0.00 0.0
April 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 27 0.00 0.0
68 53 1.12 0.0
80 57 0.07 0.0
75 56 0.04 0.0
70 41 0.00 0.0
58 48 0.64 0.0
49 33 0.24 0.0
38 29 0.12 0.8
47 33 0.00 0.0
58 27 0.00 0.0
60 44 0.00 0.0
66 32 0.00 0.0
61 42 0.00 0.0
63 32 0.24 0.0
61 49 0.73 0.0
52 38 0.43 0.0
46 36 0.02 0.0
44 35 0.01 0.0
58 36 0.00 0.0
50 36 0.00 0.0
64 29 0.00 0.0
75 42 0.20 0.0
53 35 0.13 0.0
51 35 0.04 0.0
70 30 0.04 0.0
66 53 0.05 0.0
88 49 0.00 0.0
88 67 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.02 0.0
66 50 0.02 0.0
May 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 46 0.05 0.0
69 62 0.40 0.0
71 57 0.00 0.0
76 47 0.00 0.0
80 40 0.00 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
67 40 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
74 62 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.05 0.0
68 56 0.35 0.0
60 41 0.00 0.0
69 36 0.22 0.0
69 45 0.00 0.0
80 42 0.28 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
82 42 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.39 0.0
72 49 0.31 0.0
62 39 0.00 0.0
72 33 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.10 0.0
73 62 0.49 0.0
71 65 0.80 0.0
85 63 0.01 0.0
85 64 0.01 0.0
88 66 0.90 0.0
June 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 51 0.79 0.0
53 48 0.00 0.0
56 45 0.05 0.0
71 41 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
84 54 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
89 64 0.01 0.0
85 65 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.60 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
81 67 0.56 0.0
72 61 0.02 0.0
76 60 0.16 0.0
82 68 0.19 0.0
84 69 0.29 0.0
89 66 0.01 0.0
88 71 0.00 0.0
84 69 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.02 0.0
82 64 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
90 54 0.00 0.0
July 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
90 67 0.00 0.0
93 70 0.00 0.0
91 69 0.05 0.0
90 67 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.08 0.0
85 69 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
83 65 0.09 0.0
83 68 0.06 0.0
77 60 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
75 66 0.41 0.0
82 62 0.00 0.0
87 56 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.27 0.0
80 62 0.17 0.0
78 59 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
83 66 0.19 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
88 65 0.24 0.0
82 65 0.45 0.0
72 64 0.58 0.0
83 65 0.05 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
88 69 0.73 0.0
82 68 0.21 0.0
69 62 1.22 0.0
75 58 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
August 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 65 0.00 0.0
75 66 1.77 0.0
82 66 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
91 73 0.00 0.0
83 72 0.05 0.0
79 67 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
84 68 0.00 0.0
88 65 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
89 69 0.00 0.0
83 66 0.63 0.0
84 66 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.03 0.0
79 67 0.02 0.0
70 56 0.87 0.0
70 53 0.03 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
76 59 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
87 56 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
88 67 0.05 0.0
90 68 0.00 0.0
September 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 66 0.06 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
81 66 0.31 0.0
71 56 0.00 0.0
69 47 0.00 0.0
70 46 0.00 0.0
72 42 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.87 0.0
75 60 2.21 0.0
76 62 0.20 0.0
79 57 0.09 0.0
66 45 0.00 0.0
72 41 0.13 0.0
59 38 0.00 0.0
69 34 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.50 0.0
69 50 0.00 0.0
69 44 0.00 0.0
61 50 0.00 0.0
57 49 0.02 0.0
63 45 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
October 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
76 47 0.00 0.0
73 59 0.11 0.0
74 61 0.04 0.0
72 62 0.23 0.0
72 61 0.01 0.0
74 56 0.22 0.0
65 45 0.04 0.0
71 39 0.00 0.0
66 43 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.00 0.0
67 32 0.00 0.0
73 43 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
80 43 0.00 0.0
82 47 0.00 0.0
79 44 0.00 0.0
77 43 0.00 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
71 51 0.00 0.0
69 56 0.01 0.0
72 56 0.14 0.0
68 56 0.48 0.0
64 55 0.05 0.0
63 51 0.00 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
66 48 0.27 0.0
57 49 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.00 0.0
71 57 0.03 0.0
November 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 53 0.56 0.0
74 46 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
76 45 0.00 0.0
72 50 0.00 0.0
67 54 0.06 0.0
58 34 0.05 0.0
47 33 0.00 0.0
50 37 0.00 0.0
70 38 0.00 0.0
64 40 0.00 0.0
53 28 0.00 0.0
72 37 0.00 0.0
76 47 0.00 0.0
67 32 0.11 0.0
42 24 0.00 0.0
52 25 0.00 0.0
63 24 0.00 0.0
61 36 0.01 0.0
68 37 0.54 0.0
37 24 0.00 0.0
29 16 0.05 0.6
31 11 0.00 0.0
40 19 0.01 0.0
39 31 0.03 0.0
34 29 0.03 0.5
49 27 0.00 0.0
42 29 0.03 0.3
35 26 0.00 0.0
December 1956 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
39 33 0.00 0.0
58 32 0.00 0.0
63 45 0.00 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
70 39 0.00 0.0
73 57 0.00 0.0
71 62 0.00 0.0
65 55 0.29 0.0
58 33 0.51 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
48 33 0.30 0.0
60 44 0.22 0.0
58 40 0.86 0.0
51 40 1.78 0.0
69 47 0.00 0.0
56 38 0.05 0.0
61 37 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
60 23 0.00 0.0
61 49 0.35 0.0
66 54 0.07 0.0
57 47 0.44 0.0
62 47 0.34 0.0
58 32 0.21 0.0
34 30 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.00 0.0
47 35 0.00 0.0
54 33 0.09 0.0
33 23 0.22 2.2
42 22 0.00 0.0
49 37 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location