Charleston Weather in 1988

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1988 based on NOAA data.
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1988 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 104 °F July 16
Lowest temperature 1 °F January 6
Highest daily low 78 °F July 17
Lowest daily high 17 °F January 6
Most daily precipitation 1.7 inches July 31
Most daily snow 3.4 inches February 23
Total annual precipitation 31.4 inches -
Total annual snow 27.6 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1988
Rank Temperature Date
1 104 °F Jul 16
2 103 °F Jul 15
3 102 °F Jul 8
4 101 °F Aug 17
5 100 °F Jul 17
5 100 °F Jul 7
7 99 °F Aug 18
7 99 °F Aug 15
7 99 °F Aug 14
10 98 °F Aug 2
10 98 °F Jul 18
10 98 °F Jul 9
10 98 °F Jun 25
10 98 °F Jun 22
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1988
Rank Temperature Date
1 1 °F January 6
2 4 °F February 6
2 4 °F January 7
4 5 °F February 7
4 5 °F January 11
6 6 °F December 12
7 7 °F February 14
8 8 °F January 5
9 9 °F January 26
10 10 °F February 5
January 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
46 28 0.15 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
37 18 0.02 0.3
34 19 0.06 0.9
20 8 0.00 0.0
17 1 0.00 0.0
21 4 0.09 1.4
24 21 0.01 0.3
27 14 0.01 0.2
31 11 0.00 0.0
40 5 0.00 0.0
54 18 0.00 0.0
49 22 0.06 0.8
23 15 0.00 0.0
40 15 0.00 0.0
54 21 0.00 0.0
51 29 0.20 0.0
56 37 0.23 0.0
50 35 0.54 0.0
66 47 0.02 0.0
47 32 0.00 0.0
35 30 0.03 0.4
37 29 0.02 0.4
53 33 0.03 0.0
38 18 0.10 1.4
19 9 0.01 0.3
26 16 0.04 1.6
36 20 0.00 0.3
57 21 0.00 0.0
64 41 0.00 0.0
64 44 0.00 0.0
February 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
73 57 0.01 0.0
67 36 0.78 0.0
55 35 0.01 0.0
54 25 0.56 1.0
26 10 0.02 0.5
18 4 0.00 0.0
39 5 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.00 0.0
44 29 0.00 0.0
54 27 0.05 0.0
40 15 0.18 2.8
23 11 0.00 0.0
57 7 0.00 0.0
53 32 0.13 0.0
37 27 0.01 0.1
56 23 0.00 0.0
44 30 0.00 0.0
54 38 0.37 0.0
48 31 0.01 0.0
31 16 0.00 0.0
61 21 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.37 3.4
33 25 0.00 0.0
34 23 0.00 0.0
46 16 0.00 0.0
48 31 0.00 0.0
48 28 0.00 0.0
52 27 0.00 0.0
March 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
52 24 0.00 0.0
60 25 0.00 0.0
61 42 0.02 0.0
60 33 1.16 0.0
50 29 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
56 39 0.00 0.0
72 30 0.00 0.0
60 44 0.11 0.0
49 33 0.02 0.0
64 25 0.00 0.0
67 33 0.44 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
31 23 0.05 1.0
31 22 0.05 1.2
33 24 0.06 1.3
44 31 0.00 0.0
38 31 0.13 1.1
44 31 0.00 0.0
48 37 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.00 0.0
67 26 0.00 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
77 58 0.00 0.0
75 50 0.53 0.0
69 44 0.11 0.0
52 36 0.00 0.0
71 28 0.00 0.0
81 44 0.00 0.0
65 51 0.00 0.0
74 47 0.03 0.0
April 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 53 0.03 0.0
77 57 0.00 0.0
76 62 0.06 0.0
73 56 0.17 0.0
85 45 0.00 0.0
77 43 0.21 0.0
45 40 0.46 0.0
60 41 0.01 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
71 34 0.00 0.0
75 41 0.00 0.0
58 47 0.00 0.0
69 36 0.00 0.0
72 40 0.00 0.0
61 40 0.00 0.0
55 36 0.00 0.0
71 32 0.00 0.0
66 37 0.66 0.0
54 36 0.00 0.0
62 29 0.00 0.0
65 48 0.05 0.0
65 44 0.24 0.0
85 51 0.19 0.0
60 38 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.00 0.0
74 35 0.00 0.0
65 46 0.00 0.0
49 38 0.09 0.0
62 40 0.00 0.0
66 44 0.00 0.0
May 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 36 0.00 0.0
70 39 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
65 49 0.86 0.0
53 50 0.18 0.0
68 51 0.07 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
84 44 0.00 0.0
79 59 0.14 0.0
76 57 0.01 0.0
69 50 0.03 0.0
80 40 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.02 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
81 65 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
60 52 0.39 0.0
61 54 0.03 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.06 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.39 0.0
71 58 0.39 0.0
63 45 0.02 0.0
70 38 0.00 0.0
80 42 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
85 50 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
June 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
89 60 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.01 0.0
69 51 0.03 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
80 42 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.00 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
72 52 0.33 0.0
66 42 0.00 0.0
75 42 0.00 0.0
82 47 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
92 58 0.00 0.0
94 61 0.00 0.0
92 61 0.02 0.0
76 61 0.45 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
90 55 0.00 0.0
93 65 0.00 0.0
93 68 0.01 0.0
98 69 0.00 0.0
92 71 0.00 0.0
91 64 0.00 0.0
98 64 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
76 60 0.09 0.0
79 59 0.00 0.0
July 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
78 47 0.00 0.0
84 48 0.00 0.0
90 51 0.00 0.0
93 58 0.00 0.0
94 64 0.00 0.0
95 63 0.00 0.0
100 63 0.00 0.0
102 68 0.00 0.0
98 70 0.00 0.0
93 67 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.01 0.0
83 70 0.18 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
95 72 0.00 0.0
103 75 0.00 0.0
104 69 0.00 0.0
100 78 0.00 0.0
98 72 0.09 0.0
89 71 0.44 0.0
93 71 0.18 0.0
77 69 0.20 0.0
84 67 0.00 0.0
85 67 0.01 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
85 65 0.19 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
92 64 0.00 0.0
96 65 0.00 0.0
94 67 0.00 0.0
88 69 1.70 0.0
August 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
93 66 0.00 0.0
98 67 0.03 0.0
91 70 0.00 0.0
92 69 0.00 0.0
93 72 0.00 0.0
80 70 0.11 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
93 61 0.00 0.0
95 63 0.00 0.0
95 67 0.00 0.0
95 69 0.00 0.0
95 69 0.00 0.0
95 72 0.00 0.0
99 71 0.00 0.0
99 70 0.07 0.0
96 68 0.00 0.0
101 64 0.00 0.0
99 71 0.00 0.0
81 71 0.30 0.0
79 70 1.15 0.0
81 62 0.00 0.0
86 54 0.00 0.0
80 70 0.84 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
91 61 0.00 0.0
89 70 0.18 0.0
74 64 0.18 0.0
76 55 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
September 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 54 0.00 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.47 0.0
78 64 0.50 0.0
66 56 0.19 0.0
66 49 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
77 46 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.03 0.0
83 69 0.24 0.0
77 57 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
79 56 0.03 0.0
70 62 0.14 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
83 62 0.12 0.0
76 54 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.18 0.0
69 59 0.49 0.0
63 52 1.07 0.0
71 52 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
October 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 56 0.00 0.0
71 59 0.08 0.0
61 55 0.00 0.0
65 46 0.00 0.0
55 38 0.00 0.0
58 35 0.00 0.0
59 33 0.00 0.0
60 33 0.00 0.0
64 32 0.00 0.0
64 41 0.00 0.0
62 42 0.00 0.0
50 33 0.00 0.0
51 28 0.00 0.0
64 26 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
72 50 0.13 0.0
69 51 0.36 0.0
58 39 0.00 0.0
58 34 0.00 0.0
49 44 0.92 0.0
50 40 0.07 0.0
63 32 0.24 0.0
55 40 0.00 0.0
57 39 0.00 0.0
53 30 0.00 0.0
64 24 0.00 0.0
62 33 0.07 0.0
52 29 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
November 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
61 44 0.02 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
68 26 0.00 0.0
78 57 0.00 0.0
67 48 0.98 0.0
49 35 0.07 0.0
55 37 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.04 0.0
65 31 0.00 0.0
67 45 0.17 0.0
49 30 0.00 0.0
54 25 0.00 0.0
61 41 0.26 0.0
67 31 0.00 0.0
70 33 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.51 0.0
51 29 0.00 0.0
52 23 0.00 0.0
50 40 1.45 0.0
74 44 1.09 0.0
45 30 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
55 25 0.00 0.0
55 27 0.00 0.0
65 28 0.00 0.0
68 33 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.43 0.0
46 31 0.00 0.0
47 25 0.00 0.0
53 34 0.00 0.0
December 1988 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 30 0.00 0.0
39 25 0.00 0.0
59 27 0.00 0.0
48 26 0.00 0.0
49 20 0.00 0.0
58 27 0.00 0.0
60 41 0.00 0.0
43 34 0.00 0.0
37 25 0.05 0.8
37 19 0.02 0.4
32 13 0.00 0.0
31 6 0.00 0.0
35 24 0.12 2.1
60 29 0.00 0.0
55 27 0.00 0.0
30 22 0.00 0.0
26 20 0.14 3.3
34 15 0.01 0.3
54 32 0.00 0.0
63 42 0.00 0.0
61 39 1.06 0.0
51 29 0.00 0.0
57 40 0.14 0.0
65 41 0.79 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
41 22 0.00 0.0
66 37 0.00 0.0
61 26 0.25 0.0
34 24 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
49 28 0.08 0.0
Weather Station Details
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1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location