Charleston Weather in 1970

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1970 based on NOAA data.
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1970 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 99 °F July 1
Lowest temperature -7 °F January 22
Highest daily low 77 °F July 1
Lowest daily high 7 °F January 8
Most daily precipitation 1.8 inches October 29
Most daily snow 10.2 inches December 31
Total annual precipitation 38.8 inches -
Total annual snow 40.8 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1970
Rank Temperature Date
1 99 °F Jul 1
2 94 °F Jun 30
2 94 °F Jun 18
2 94 °F Jun 1
5 93 °F Aug 17
5 93 °F Aug 16
7 92 °F Jul 29
7 92 °F Jul 27
7 92 °F Jul 19
7 92 °F Jul 15
7 92 °F Jun 17
7 92 °F May 25
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1970
Rank Temperature Date
1 -7 °F January 22
2 -1 °F February 4
3 0 °F January 21
4 1 °F January 9
4 1 °F January 8
6 2 °F January 11
7 3 °F February 3
8 5 °F January 10
8 5 °F January 7
10 6 °F January 20
January 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
36 31 0.01 0.1
41 30 0.00 0.0
35 25 0.08 0.9
30 20 0.00 0.0
44 15 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.24 4.4
25 5 0.06 1.5
7 1 0.00 0.0
10 1 0.00 0.0
19 5 0.01 0.3
36 2 0.01 0.1
35 27 0.05 0.0
35 20 0.00 0.0
39 16 0.00 0.0
48 17 0.00 0.0
54 25 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.05 0.0
41 27 0.03 0.0
27 18 0.02 0.6
26 6 0.08 2.0
13 0 0.00 0.1
21 -7 0.00 0.0
30 10 0.12 2.2
42 13 0.00 0.1
60 31 0.00 0.0
60 37 0.00 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
71 28 0.00 0.0
69 37 0.38 0.0
37 27 0.01 0.3
50 31 0.00 0.0
February 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
53 38 0.00 0.0
58 41 0.14 0.0
41 3 0.43 5.5
37 -1 0.00 0.0
42 30 0.09 1.1
42 30 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.15 0.0
51 43 0.17 0.0
44 34 0.41 0.8
34 32 0.06 0.6
34 31 0.03 0.5
34 25 0.09 1.1
33 28 0.01 0.2
39 23 1.10 4.0
50 32 0.71 0.0
35 29 0.00 0.0
49 32 0.00 0.0
65 31 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.00 0.0
32 21 0.01 0.4
44 18 0.00 0.0
60 33 0.04 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
58 25 0.00 0.0
48 14 0.07 0.0
39 7 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
49 22 0.00 0.0
March 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
64 33 0.00 0.0
63 48 0.19 0.0
72 48 0.02 0.0
62 53 1.00 0.0
54 31 0.06 0.0
45 25 0.00 0.0
59 26 0.00 0.0
60 39 0.00 0.0
59 30 0.00 0.0
50 33 0.02 0.0
53 32 0.00 0.0
44 32 1.32 0.0
38 30 0.02 0.2
32 25 0.03 0.8
34 24 0.02 0.6
36 19 0.00 0.0
44 19 0.02 0.0
57 38 0.17 0.0
61 43 0.00 0.0
61 45 0.15 0.0
46 39 0.00 0.0
43 38 0.20 0.0
49 39 0.07 0.0
47 35 0.02 0.0
60 29 0.01 0.0
64 38 0.04 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
63 27 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.65 1.3
54 34 0.02 0.0
49 39 0.20 0.0
April 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 35 0.52 0.0
65 37 0.62 0.0
60 34 0.00 0.0
51 31 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
58 38 0.29 0.0
53 35 0.02 0.0
73 27 0.00 0.0
67 50 0.00 0.0
63 43 0.00 0.0
64 32 0.00 0.0
76 39 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.26 0.0
51 44 0.11 0.0
63 42 0.00 0.0
76 37 0.00 0.0
77 53 0.00 0.0
73 52 0.00 0.0
75 59 0.04 0.0
76 59 0.15 0.0
73 55 0.00 0.0
83 45 0.00 0.0
77 63 0.74 0.0
75 51 0.21 0.0
73 46 0.00 0.0
72 56 0.03 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
77 60 0.20 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
91 64 0.00 0.0
May 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 68 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.12 0.0
56 47 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.00 0.0
59 40 0.00 0.0
70 30 0.00 0.0
86 44 0.00 0.0
88 55 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
71 60 0.54 0.0
85 60 0.16 0.0
80 62 0.02 0.0
86 59 0.13 0.0
75 53 0.07 0.0
62 46 0.09 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
81 42 0.00 0.0
86 54 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
90 58 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
91 60 0.00 0.0
92 60 0.00 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
75 50 0.00 0.0
87 46 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
June 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
94 64 0.00 0.0
88 65 0.00 0.0
83 67 0.60 0.0
81 65 0.00 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
75 56 0.14 0.0
83 46 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.44 0.0
87 60 0.06 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
86 61 0.04 0.0
85 65 0.00 0.0
80 66 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.20 0.0
94 73 0.00 0.0
82 68 0.00 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.00 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
89 54 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.02 0.0
89 65 0.85 0.0
73 59 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
94 65 0.00 0.0
July 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
99 77 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.54 0.0
91 68 0.03 0.0
82 67 0.19 0.0
72 60 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.51 0.0
79 62 1.22 0.0
80 61 0.03 0.0
80 62 0.10 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
92 69 0.06 0.0
80 62 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
92 60 0.14 0.0
81 58 0.21 0.0
73 50 0.04 0.0
72 59 0.04 0.0
86 65 0.01 0.0
87 68 0.00 0.0
88 68 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.00 0.0
92 70 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.25 0.0
92 68 0.13 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.03 0.0
August 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
90 71 0.27 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.26 0.0
80 62 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
77 66 0.34 0.0
75 62 0.10 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.07 0.0
91 66 1.58 0.0
89 64 0.00 0.0
86 68 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
89 59 1.52 0.0
74 63 0.28 0.0
78 59 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.36 0.0
80 67 0.06 0.0
September 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
78 55 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
84 69 0.37 0.0
81 63 0.04 0.0
81 61 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.19 0.0
82 68 0.13 0.0
84 62 0.71 0.0
72 54 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
79 67 1.01 0.0
76 56 0.00 0.0
76 54 0.23 0.0
87 62 0.02 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
82 65 0.05 0.0
85 64 0.16 0.0
69 49 0.64 0.0
62 45 0.00 0.0
61 41 0.00 0.0
71 44 0.00 0.0
October 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 41 0.00 0.0
75 43 0.00 0.0
71 49 0.00 0.0
62 37 0.00 0.0
72 33 0.00 0.0
79 40 0.00 0.0
78 44 0.00 0.0
75 55 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.05 0.0
71 54 0.04 0.0
76 54 0.57 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
82 62 0.00 0.0
70 60 0.15 0.0
66 47 0.09 0.0
52 37 0.00 0.0
55 28 0.00 0.0
62 28 0.00 0.0
69 30 0.00 0.0
60 46 0.41 0.0
61 53 0.61 0.0
63 46 0.00 0.0
55 45 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
72 52 0.00 0.0
72 46 0.00 0.0
73 46 0.00 0.0
64 48 0.00 0.0
57 52 1.82 0.0
61 55 0.93 0.0
61 53 0.52 0.0
November 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 49 0.18 0.0
70 46 0.98 0.0
47 38 0.01 0.0
42 36 0.21 0.0
52 36 0.01 0.0
61 42 0.00 0.0
64 40 0.00 0.0
67 32 0.00 0.0
70 46 0.00 0.0
59 52 0.18 0.0
53 50 0.00 0.0
54 50 0.00 0.0
52 47 0.04 0.0
53 47 0.14 0.0
48 31 0.05 0.2
35 27 0.00 0.0
45 22 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
58 40 0.00 0.0
61 42 0.39 0.0
51 30 0.00 0.0
64 29 0.00 0.0
41 14 0.00 0.0
23 13 0.00 0.0
34 9 0.00 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
61 55 0.00 0.0
63 52 0.00 0.0
67 46 0.03 0.0
63 45 0.12 0.0
December 1970 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 44 0.00 0.0
65 39 0.00 0.0
67 36 0.10 0.0
66 35 0.04 0.0
49 28 0.01 0.0
38 21 0.00 0.0
29 20 0.00 0.0
53 19 0.00 0.0
55 32 0.00 0.0
56 43 0.00 0.0
59 44 0.16 0.0
59 39 0.55 0.0
43 34 0.00 0.0
43 29 0.00 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
50 39 0.12 0.0
45 36 0.14 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
61 41 0.02 0.0
42 35 0.00 0.0
41 35 0.71 0.0
58 40 1.04 0.0
65 36 0.17 0.0
36 21 0.00 0.0
40 19 0.03 0.6
24 12 0.00 0.1
30 21 0.00 0.0
28 13 0.00 0.0
30 12 0.00 0.0
30 10 0.00 0.0
28 26 0.72 10.2
Weather Station Details
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1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location