Charleston Weather in 1972

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1972 based on NOAA data.
Jump to Month:
Year:
1972 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 94 °F July 24
Lowest temperature -5 °F January 16
Highest daily low 72 °F July 21
Lowest daily high 10 °F January 16
Most daily precipitation 2.0 inches July 31
Most daily snow 3.8 inches November 30
Total annual precipitation 51.2 inches -
Total annual snow 26.5 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1972
Rank Temperature Date
1 94 °F Jul 24
1 94 °F Jul 23
1 94 °F Jul 22
1 94 °F Jul 21
5 92 °F Jul 20
5 92 °F Jul 19
7 91 °F Jul 27
7 91 °F Jul 18
9 90 °F Jul 14
10 89 °F Jul 15
10 89 °F Jun 15
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1972
Rank Temperature Date
1 -5 °F January 16
2 -1 °F January 15
3 6 °F February 8
4 7 °F January 17
5 9 °F December 18
6 11 °F December 17
7 13 °F December 16
7 13 °F February 7
7 13 °F February 5
10 14 °F February 4
January 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
51 25 0.04 0.0
51 33 0.77 0.0
53 27 0.00 0.0
48 41 0.74 0.0
48 27 0.55 3.8
31 22 0.00 0.0
42 25 0.00 0.0
46 24 0.00 0.0
55 42 0.44 0.0
61 50 0.45 0.0
54 42 0.20 0.0
62 28 0.00 0.0
73 33 0.16 0.0
33 27 0.01 0.1
28 -1 0.00 0.0
10 -5 0.00 0.0
43 7 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.04 0.0
55 40 0.04 0.0
60 38 0.86 0.0
57 43 0.20 0.0
64 45 0.02 0.0
61 50 0.06 0.0
74 47 0.00 0.0
68 27 0.38 0.0
43 20 0.00 0.0
31 21 0.13 0.0
34 29 0.37 0.0
30 25 0.00 0.0
30 25 0.00 0.0
32 16 0.01 0.1
February 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
38 18 0.00 0.0
48 33 0.00 0.0
43 24 0.45 1.4
25 14 0.08 1.1
28 13 0.00 0.0
36 24 0.19 0.4
36 13 0.05 0.5
25 6 0.00 0.0
28 20 0.07 0.7
36 15 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
57 28 0.26 0.0
42 35 0.84 0.1
50 32 0.00 0.0
51 38 0.03 0.0
44 28 0.00 0.0
35 31 0.43 3.6
38 29 0.26 0.6
30 21 0.12 1.3
28 15 0.01 0.1
52 16 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.19 0.0
49 24 0.12 0.0
50 39 1.02 0.0
60 38 0.60 0.0
54 33 0.79 0.0
53 28 0.00 0.0
67 42 0.00 0.0
75 54 0.00 0.0
March 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
74 49 0.01 0.0
68 35 0.66 0.0
35 22 0.11 1.0
46 20 0.06 0.0
39 26 0.07 0.0
44 22 0.00 0.0
68 42 0.03 0.0
52 27 0.07 0.0
39 21 0.00 0.0
39 27 0.00 0.0
69 25 0.00 0.0
73 53 0.00 0.0
76 53 0.03 0.0
55 36 0.03 0.0
54 35 0.00 0.0
71 41 0.42 0.0
44 38 0.09 0.0
54 37 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
70 31 0.00 0.0
77 45 0.17 0.0
58 33 0.23 0.5
35 26 0.10 1.3
34 23 0.04 0.7
32 21 0.00 0.0
48 19 0.00 0.0
48 36 0.00 0.0
59 39 0.00 0.0
72 34 0.05 0.0
51 37 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
April 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
58 32 0.14 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
63 26 0.24 0.0
53 33 0.23 0.0
64 27 0.00 0.0
75 38 0.00 0.0
67 30 1.46 0.0
37 23 0.04 0.0
50 19 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
60 47 0.09 0.0
74 49 0.05 0.0
81 64 0.25 0.0
74 60 0.21 0.0
72 57 0.47 0.0
76 54 0.19 0.0
68 48 0.00 0.0
83 38 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.03 0.0
71 52 0.12 0.0
65 47 1.06 0.0
70 49 0.39 0.0
77 47 0.09 0.0
58 42 0.07 0.0
55 42 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.00 0.0
72 35 0.00 0.0
75 35 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.03 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
May 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 62 0.00 0.0
78 60 0.15 0.0
68 53 0.19 0.0
64 47 0.03 0.0
71 38 0.00 0.0
85 44 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
67 60 0.32 0.0
62 47 0.26 0.0
64 38 0.00 0.0
73 34 0.00 0.0
81 39 0.00 0.0
77 53 0.11 0.0
80 58 0.24 0.0
72 54 0.54 0.0
68 50 0.14 0.0
71 51 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.17 0.0
76 51 0.07 0.0
76 56 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
85 44 0.00 0.0
88 51 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
81 62 0.33 0.0
66 44 0.00 0.0
June 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
67 40 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
85 48 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.29 0.0
80 57 0.00 0.0
67 53 0.15 0.0
77 53 0.00 0.0
82 47 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.01 0.0
68 46 0.00 0.0
71 33 0.00 0.0
82 39 0.00 0.0
72 65 0.77 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
89 70 0.02 0.0
74 62 0.02 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.01 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
74 63 0.42 0.0
72 55 1.48 0.0
62 50 0.19 0.0
54 48 0.16 0.0
56 49 0.00 0.0
70 53 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
82 56 0.06 0.0
78 58 0.50 0.0
70 57 0.25 0.0
July 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 61 0.01 0.0
84 62 0.16 0.0
77 65 0.22 0.0
77 61 0.05 0.0
64 52 0.53 0.0
69 52 0.00 0.0
74 47 0.00 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.02 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
89 70 0.07 0.0
81 67 0.01 0.0
82 67 0.01 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
92 67 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.00 0.0
94 72 0.01 0.0
94 71 0.00 0.0
94 69 0.00 0.0
94 68 0.02 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
91 66 0.04 0.0
75 67 0.45 0.0
70 65 0.39 0.0
75 64 0.14 0.0
73 66 2.00 0.0
August 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 67 0.65 0.0
83 66 0.00 0.0
79 70 0.94 0.0
76 66 0.11 0.0
80 61 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
82 67 0.00 0.0
78 64 0.00 0.0
75 57 0.03 0.0
75 50 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.07 0.0
81 65 0.01 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
80 64 0.44 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.99 0.0
85 66 0.41 0.0
85 65 0.36 0.0
81 64 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
84 66 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
86 68 0.12 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
81 67 0.00 0.0
80 64 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
September 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 56 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
74 61 0.46 0.0
69 61 0.12 0.0
74 54 0.00 0.0
77 49 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.44 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.16 0.0
78 60 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
83 67 0.01 0.0
82 59 0.03 0.0
75 55 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
74 54 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.35 0.0
80 62 0.11 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
83 65 0.08 0.0
77 65 0.06 0.0
78 64 0.00 0.0
75 64 1.52 0.0
67 45 0.27 0.0
October 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
61 40 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
77 43 0.00 0.0
72 52 0.21 0.0
72 55 0.01 0.0
64 57 0.01 0.0
63 45 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
61 36 0.00 0.0
69 32 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
63 53 0.38 0.0
59 48 0.00 0.0
68 47 0.00 0.0
59 38 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.22 0.0
64 42 0.00 0.0
54 39 0.48 0.0
44 27 0.37 0.9
53 24 0.00 0.0
58 29 0.00 0.0
73 43 0.00 0.0
69 52 0.07 0.0
60 45 0.00 0.0
47 44 0.00 0.0
62 40 0.00 0.0
62 32 0.44 0.0
63 53 0.02 0.0
60 45 0.04 0.0
54 42 0.00 0.0
57 42 0.23 0.0
November 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 55 1.44 0.0
76 54 0.11 0.0
67 49 0.00 0.0
51 45 0.00 0.0
56 36 0.00 0.0
67 29 0.00 0.0
60 48 0.54 0.0
54 42 0.23 0.0
47 39 0.00 0.0
68 30 0.28 0.0
54 44 0.01 0.0
59 40 0.00 0.0
66 36 0.01 0.0
64 35 0.78 0.0
38 26 0.00 0.0
45 23 0.00 0.0
44 35 0.00 0.0
47 36 0.00 0.0
47 37 0.45 0.0
49 30 0.02 0.0
40 29 0.01 0.1
36 31 0.15 2.1
36 30 0.00 0.2
43 24 0.00 0.0
41 23 0.38 0.0
42 33 0.11 0.1
54 34 0.00 0.0
46 31 0.39 0.6
41 28 0.00 0.0
34 31 0.35 3.8
December 1972 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
45 32 0.01 0.1
56 39 0.00 0.0
57 46 0.02 0.0
61 46 0.38 0.0
71 57 0.02 0.0
67 27 0.64 0.0
36 25 0.00 0.0
52 27 1.57 0.0
49 45 0.42 0.0
48 29 0.83 0.0
31 25 0.00 0.0
68 30 0.07 0.0
67 36 0.05 0.0
40 34 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.86 0.1
33 13 0.05 0.5
20 11 0.04 0.4
45 9 0.00 0.0
52 39 0.04 0.0
52 41 0.04 0.0
48 38 0.77 0.0
48 42 0.30 0.0
44 40 0.00 0.0
56 39 0.00 0.0
47 42 0.04 0.0
43 32 0.19 0.2
40 29 0.00 0.1
43 28 0.00 0.0
54 28 0.00 0.0
64 47 0.00 0.0
74 48 0.01 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location