Charleston Weather in 1959

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1959 based on NOAA data.
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1959 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 96 °F August 25
Lowest temperature -1 °F January 5
Highest daily low 72 °F August 4
Lowest daily high 11 °F January 5
Most daily precipitation 1.9 inches July 27
Most daily snow 5.3 inches April 12
Total annual precipitation 36.4 inches -
Total annual snow 23.2 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1959
Rank Temperature Date
1 96 °F Aug 25
1 96 °F Aug 24
1 96 °F Aug 23
1 96 °F Jul 1
5 94 °F Aug 26
5 94 °F Aug 21
5 94 °F Aug 14
5 94 °F Jun 30
9 93 °F Sep 9
9 93 °F Aug 22
9 93 °F Aug 20
9 93 °F Aug 15
9 93 °F Aug 13
9 93 °F Jun 29
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1959
Rank Temperature Date
1 -1 °F January 5
2 0 °F January 6
3 8 °F January 17
3 8 °F January 16
3 8 °F January 4
6 9 °F January 18
7 12 °F February 20
8 14 °F November 18
8 14 °F February 19
8 14 °F February 2
8 14 °F January 11
8 14 °F January 10
January 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
52 40 0.39 0.0
45 27 0.00 0.0
57 21 0.00 0.0
45 8 0.02 0.4
11 -1 0.00 0.0
24 0 0.00 0.0
42 18 0.00 0.0
37 20 0.00 0.0
27 16 0.00 0.4
25 14 0.00 0.1
35 14 0.00 0.0
48 15 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
56 26 0.21 0.0
58 32 0.35 0.3
33 8 0.14 2.4
16 8 0.00 0.1
27 9 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.32 0.0
63 34 0.70 0.0
73 41 0.59 0.0
41 19 0.00 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
52 23 0.00 0.0
55 40 0.00 0.0
50 40 0.23 0.0
41 30 0.32 1.9
38 30 0.00 0.0
61 35 0.00 0.0
62 37 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.00 0.0
February 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
31 21 0.00 0.0
33 14 0.00 0.0
61 15 0.12 0.0
52 34 0.26 0.0
46 31 0.03 0.5
38 23 0.04 0.9
56 19 0.00 0.0
52 44 0.01 0.0
65 42 0.06 0.0
73 47 0.53 0.0
48 26 0.00 0.0
64 19 0.17 0.0
54 46 0.53 0.0
66 50 0.60 0.0
51 33 0.01 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
57 33 0.00 0.0
47 22 0.26 0.0
25 14 0.00 0.0
26 12 0.00 0.0
41 17 0.00 0.0
48 21 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.28 0.0
44 28 0.00 0.0
53 18 0.00 0.0
59 28 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.00 0.0
59 38 0.00 0.0
March 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
52 34 0.20 0.0
47 31 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.16 0.0
52 33 0.00 0.0
54 28 0.43 0.0
55 31 0.09 0.0
39 26 0.00 0.0
54 20 0.00 0.0
47 39 0.24 0.0
41 34 0.06 0.0
54 33 0.12 0.0
45 27 0.07 0.0
45 29 0.03 0.4
68 39 0.00 0.0
70 38 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.00 0.0
41 26 0.00 0.0
44 20 0.00 0.0
67 20 0.00 0.0
66 33 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.16 0.0
41 23 0.00 0.0
67 19 0.00 0.0
74 30 0.00 0.0
79 40 0.00 0.0
72 43 0.45 0.0
64 33 0.18 0.0
46 27 0.00 0.0
53 27 0.08 0.0
54 40 0.01 0.0
75 35 0.00 0.0
April 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 46 0.14 0.0
65 43 0.52 0.0
66 41 0.52 0.0
56 37 0.01 0.0
74 35 0.00 0.0
67 42 0.00 0.0
83 32 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
72 54 0.20 0.0
55 50 0.43 0.0
51 44 0.03 0.0
45 33 1.09 5.3
37 33 0.24 0.6
62 32 0.00 0.0
69 36 0.00 0.0
74 38 0.00 0.0
79 41 0.00 0.0
71 54 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.04 0.0
61 50 0.01 0.0
51 41 0.01 0.0
48 39 0.44 0.0
62 41 0.00 0.0
72 35 0.00 0.0
80 46 0.00 0.0
76 56 0.00 0.0
72 60 0.61 0.0
77 55 0.41 0.0
73 46 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.07 0.0
May 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
74 51 0.01 0.0
88 47 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.01 0.0
87 61 0.03 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
91 56 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.49 0.0
73 57 0.61 0.0
59 45 0.01 0.0
54 42 0.10 0.0
63 41 0.00 0.0
69 38 0.06 0.0
70 52 0.32 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
84 66 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
81 64 0.16 0.0
70 51 0.00 0.0
84 48 0.01 0.0
82 64 0.03 0.0
86 62 0.49 0.0
82 66 0.07 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
82 66 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.00 0.0
June 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 64 0.14 0.0
70 60 0.75 0.0
74 55 0.01 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
84 54 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.34 0.0
82 55 0.15 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
76 55 0.00 0.0
71 48 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
78 48 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.07 0.0
73 65 0.09 0.0
80 64 0.07 0.0
87 69 0.07 0.0
88 70 0.21 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
92 67 0.00 0.0
93 70 0.00 0.0
94 69 0.00 0.0
July 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
96 69 0.45 0.0
79 63 0.02 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
88 57 0.00 0.0
81 65 0.36 0.0
85 65 0.99 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
91 55 0.00 0.0
91 58 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.05 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.00 0.0
91 64 0.05 0.0
89 65 0.77 0.0
84 70 1.43 0.0
83 68 0.02 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.01 0.0
91 70 0.07 0.0
86 70 0.00 0.0
83 69 0.09 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
83 67 1.87 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
87 69 0.37 0.0
88 70 0.19 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
August 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 65 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
79 72 0.26 0.0
84 70 0.00 0.0
85 67 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
80 66 0.05 0.0
81 65 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
93 62 0.00 0.0
94 61 0.00 0.0
93 67 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.00 0.0
89 69 0.00 0.0
89 71 0.00 0.0
91 69 0.00 0.0
93 67 0.00 0.0
94 68 0.00 0.0
93 68 0.00 0.0
96 69 0.00 0.0
96 71 0.00 0.0
96 70 0.00 0.0
94 71 0.06 0.0
82 69 0.61 0.0
86 68 0.99 0.0
83 69 0.00 0.0
89 69 0.05 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
September 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 67 0.00 0.0
84 68 0.03 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
92 65 0.00 0.0
93 66 0.00 0.0
81 61 0.00 0.0
72 54 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
82 44 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.02 0.0
68 46 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.01 0.0
79 37 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
87 55 0.00 0.0
88 57 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
91 57 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
85 69 0.01 0.0
92 64 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.08 0.0
72 64 0.50 0.0
October 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
70 58 0.07 0.0
80 57 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.60 0.0
79 59 0.12 0.0
79 58 0.38 0.0
79 60 0.01 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
71 54 0.15 0.0
64 40 0.00 0.0
52 36 0.50 0.0
49 44 0.11 0.0
60 41 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.00 0.0
72 42 0.00 0.0
60 39 0.00 0.0
66 33 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
72 42 0.00 0.0
68 54 0.00 0.0
73 54 0.89 0.0
64 45 0.27 0.0
46 41 0.01 0.0
53 40 0.32 0.0
49 42 0.02 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
67 29 0.00 0.0
72 51 0.09 0.0
64 56 0.10 0.0
November 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
61 49 0.25 0.0
53 33 0.00 0.0
62 27 0.03 0.0
80 52 0.30 0.0
77 69 0.00 0.0
69 31 0.01 0.0
38 29 0.00 0.0
47 22 0.00 0.0
52 24 0.00 0.0
62 27 0.00 0.0
62 40 0.00 0.0
55 40 0.01 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
69 36 0.25 0.0
47 36 0.00 0.0
56 36 0.64 0.0
54 16 0.19 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
61 24 0.00 0.0
61 38 0.00 0.0
66 28 0.00 0.0
58 48 0.41 0.0
58 37 0.31 0.0
37 24 0.06 1.0
55 24 0.01 0.0
60 32 0.92 0.8
33 26 0.34 2.9
27 21 0.08 1.8
37 20 0.00 0.0
December 1959 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
49 30 0.00 0.2
42 35 0.03 0.0
40 33 0.00 0.0
54 28 0.00 0.0
56 34 0.00 0.0
45 30 0.47 1.4
30 24 0.03 0.5
45 25 0.00 0.0
51 24 0.00 0.0
51 22 0.00 0.0
54 37 0.03 0.0
61 41 0.34 0.0
43 31 0.10 0.0
45 23 0.00 0.0
58 33 0.00 0.0
59 36 0.00 0.0
53 48 0.41 0.0
51 36 0.17 0.0
39 28 0.00 0.0
41 22 0.00 0.0
41 29 0.08 0.2
34 24 0.00 0.0
39 21 0.00 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
57 37 0.00 0.0
63 45 0.01 0.0
71 46 0.01 0.0
66 42 0.15 0.0
42 35 0.02 0.0
36 31 0.11 0.4
31 23 0.06 0.7
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