Charleston Weather in 1961

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1961 based on NOAA data.
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1961 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 92 °F August 31
Lowest temperature -6 °F January 25
Highest daily low 72 °F September 5
Lowest daily high 14 °F January 25
Most daily precipitation 5.6 inches July 19
Most daily snow 6.4 inches January 19
Total annual precipitation 54.9 inches -
Total annual snow 31.7 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1961
Rank Temperature Date
1 92 °F Aug 31
2 91 °F Sep 13
2 91 °F Sep 12
2 91 °F Sep 2
5 90 °F Sep 25
5 90 °F Sep 24
5 90 °F Sep 23
5 90 °F Sep 11
5 90 °F Sep 8
5 90 °F Sep 7
5 90 °F Sep 6
5 90 °F Sep 3
5 90 °F Jul 2
5 90 °F Jun 12
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1961
Rank Temperature Date
1 -6 °F January 25
2 1 °F January 28
3 6 °F January 22
4 7 °F January 26
5 8 °F January 29
5 8 °F January 27
5 8 °F January 21
8 9 °F December 29
8 9 °F January 24
10 10 °F January 31
January 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
37 32 0.43 0.8
35 30 0.00 0.0
31 29 0.06 1.5
33 25 0.00 0.0
49 22 0.00 0.0
54 40 0.00 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
37 23 0.04 0.4
29 18 0.00 0.0
43 13 0.00 0.0
52 19 0.00 0.0
51 24 0.00 0.0
56 23 0.00 0.0
54 35 0.18 0.0
44 40 1.85 0.0
41 33 0.25 0.0
41 33 0.00 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
32 20 0.65 6.4
21 14 0.05 0.7
19 8 0.04 1.0
19 6 0.01 0.2
29 13 0.04 1.0
30 9 0.00 0.2
14 -6 0.00 0.0
18 7 0.19 2.9
17 8 0.00 0.0
20 1 0.00 0.0
27 8 0.00 0.0
24 11 0.00 0.0
41 10 0.00 0.0
February 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
43 25 0.00 0.0
27 15 0.00 0.0
33 24 0.33 2.7
24 16 0.00 0.1
32 20 0.00 0.0
31 13 0.00 0.0
43 27 0.78 0.6
34 31 0.09 0.7
35 31 0.00 0.0
41 33 0.00 0.0
39 30 0.00 0.0
50 33 0.01 0.0
69 31 0.00 0.0
60 34 0.00 0.0
48 26 0.10 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
70 31 0.02 0.0
67 54 0.07 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
47 27 0.01 0.0
50 40 0.05 0.0
62 47 0.47 0.0
64 46 0.18 0.0
71 39 0.00 0.0
62 28 0.90 1.7
47 32 0.04 0.7
65 32 0.00 0.0
44 35 0.58 0.0
March 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 35 0.04 0.0
53 33 0.00 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
62 49 0.82 0.0
72 54 0.02 0.0
75 56 0.16 0.0
61 51 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.73 0.0
40 29 0.05 0.6
40 27 0.00 0.0
64 24 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.00 0.0
61 46 0.20 0.0
61 42 0.01 0.0
55 37 0.60 0.0
44 31 0.02 0.0
40 24 0.00 0.0
50 30 0.16 0.0
55 41 0.10 0.0
59 38 0.00 0.0
52 41 0.68 0.0
58 43 0.07 0.0
48 42 0.29 0.0
44 41 0.14 0.0
56 40 0.00 0.0
68 30 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
65 47 0.47 0.0
53 39 0.00 0.0
56 39 0.00 0.0
53 39 0.30 0.0
April 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
51 34 0.48 0.5
44 32 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
51 36 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.04 0.0
50 42 0.00 0.0
45 36 0.00 0.0
52 32 0.00 0.0
50 38 0.42 0.0
50 38 0.09 0.0
55 36 0.00 0.0
57 44 0.21 0.0
49 37 0.26 0.0
66 35 0.00 0.0
69 50 0.05 0.0
63 38 0.54 0.0
46 34 0.01 0.0
45 34 0.02 0.0
52 38 0.00 0.0
68 29 0.00 0.0
61 52 0.45 0.0
75 56 0.04 0.0
77 59 0.09 0.0
85 65 0.00 0.0
80 63 0.35 0.0
65 51 0.04 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
60 39 0.13 0.0
56 39 0.00 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
May 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
57 50 1.08 0.0
57 39 0.00 0.0
64 33 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.00 0.0
64 41 0.42 0.0
83 51 0.16 0.0
74 61 1.12 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
74 53 0.15 0.0
65 51 0.03 0.0
75 56 0.00 0.0
75 58 0.02 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.03 0.0
68 54 0.00 0.0
75 45 0.00 0.0
66 55 0.29 0.0
64 48 0.00 0.0
67 44 0.00 0.0
67 42 0.15 0.0
66 45 0.00 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
75 41 0.00 0.0
84 43 0.00 0.0
70 41 0.28 0.0
57 38 0.00 0.0
76 39 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.50 0.0
69 41 0.00 0.0
77 40 0.00 0.0
June 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 60 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
74 59 0.51 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.29 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
82 67 0.01 0.0
82 66 0.79 0.0
76 65 0.93 0.0
81 66 0.20 0.0
85 65 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.38 0.0
78 61 0.34 0.0
61 50 0.31 0.0
69 46 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.44 0.0
69 61 0.75 0.0
75 60 0.00 0.0
76 54 0.26 0.0
75 49 0.01 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
67 54 0.00 0.0
75 56 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
July 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
89 61 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.16 0.0
81 62 0.13 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
81 65 0.60 0.0
74 62 0.00 0.0
80 59 0.01 0.0
75 55 0.00 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
77 46 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
71 61 1.27 0.0
81 66 0.04 0.0
84 63 1.08 0.0
81 67 0.68 0.0
75 64 0.44 0.0
78 63 0.62 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
79 64 5.60 0.0
84 70 0.08 0.0
85 69 0.47 0.0
88 70 0.03 0.0
86 69 0.13 0.0
84 66 0.16 0.0
84 68 0.76 0.0
81 65 0.00 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.00 0.0
83 71 0.19 0.0
83 70 0.00 0.0
87 69 1.09 0.0
August 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 67 0.11 0.0
89 67 0.10 0.0
83 67 0.29 0.0
82 64 0.00 0.0
84 64 0.04 0.0
80 64 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
80 63 0.10 0.0
84 68 0.02 0.0
85 65 0.05 0.0
85 71 0.05 0.0
82 68 0.13 0.0
75 57 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
75 63 0.20 0.0
75 62 0.00 0.0
81 64 0.01 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.03 0.0
76 67 0.06 0.0
84 65 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
September 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 69 0.00 0.0
91 70 0.00 0.0
90 68 0.00 0.0
87 70 0.15 0.0
88 72 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.13 0.0
90 68 0.03 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
89 69 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.60 0.0
64 48 0.00 0.0
70 46 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
71 42 0.00 0.0
71 58 0.17 0.0
80 60 0.01 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.41 0.0
66 49 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
70 46 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
84 51 0.00 0.0
October 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 56 0.00 0.0
64 52 0.49 0.0
52 47 1.56 0.0
57 38 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
73 40 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
77 46 0.00 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.01 0.0
63 41 0.68 0.0
56 37 0.00 0.0
64 42 0.00 0.0
74 37 0.00 0.0
77 46 0.00 0.0
75 40 1.17 0.0
41 32 1.41 2.8
62 39 0.00 0.0
62 40 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
74 47 0.04 0.0
53 36 0.00 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
68 33 0.00 0.0
76 37 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.65 0.0
67 59 0.10 0.0
November 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
63 49 0.00 0.0
77 53 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
59 52 0.32 0.0
58 53 0.59 0.0
54 45 0.01 0.0
51 36 0.00 0.0
44 30 0.02 0.0
46 27 0.00 0.0
51 29 0.00 0.0
67 29 0.00 0.0
67 49 0.04 0.0
60 46 0.12 0.0
65 56 0.18 0.0
67 54 0.00 0.0
74 52 0.12 0.0
52 39 0.00 0.0
43 27 0.00 0.0
40 30 0.17 0.6
37 33 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
54 24 0.00 0.0
57 46 1.02 0.0
48 30 0.07 0.0
54 24 0.00 0.0
63 36 0.03 0.0
51 34 0.20 0.0
35 25 0.00 0.0
35 20 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
December 1961 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 27 0.00 0.0
48 37 0.09 0.0
62 41 0.00 0.0
68 45 0.07 0.0
57 29 0.10 0.0
50 21 0.00 0.0
44 31 0.00 0.0
35 23 0.00 0.0
46 22 1.06 0.6
51 43 0.22 0.0
52 42 0.49 0.0
64 35 0.08 0.0
35 17 0.00 0.2
37 15 0.00 0.0
37 26 0.00 0.0
53 28 0.50 0.0
60 51 0.13 0.0
54 43 0.97 0.0
53 40 0.06 0.0
40 32 0.03 0.0
33 28 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
50 34 0.44 0.0
35 26 0.15 1.8
30 23 0.00 0.0
50 18 0.00 0.0
45 30 0.22 0.4
32 20 0.05 1.2
22 9 0.00 0.2
27 16 0.08 1.2
38 11 0.00 0.0
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