Charleston Weather in 1996

Historical record of Charleston, West Virginia weather for the year 1996 based on NOAA data.
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1996 Charleston Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 91 °F May 19
Lowest temperature -12 °F February 5
Highest daily low 73 °F July 1
Lowest daily high 10 °F February 4
Most daily precipitation 3.1 inches July 31
Most daily snow 12.9 inches January 7
Total annual precipitation 54.7 inches -
Total annual snow 77.2 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Charleston in 1996
Rank Temperature Date
1 91 °F May 19
2 90 °F May 18
2 90 °F Apr 29
4 89 °F Aug 8
4 89 °F Aug 6
4 89 °F Jul 1
4 89 °F Jun 17
4 89 °F May 20
9 88 °F Aug 7
9 88 °F Jul 7
9 88 °F Jun 30
9 88 °F Jun 24
9 88 °F Jun 16
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston in 1996
Rank Temperature Date
1 -12 °F February 5
2 -5 °F February 4
3 4 °F February 3
4 6 °F March 10
5 7 °F December 21
5 7 °F January 11
7 10 °F March 9
7 10 °F March 8
7 10 °F February 2
7 10 °F January 20
January 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
48 38 0.03 0.0
44 39 0.59 0.0
42 20 0.06 2.3
29 18 0.01 0.5
29 25 0.01 0.3
26 23 0.44 5.9
25 17 0.68 12.9
22 11 0.14 4.5
37 11 0.04 0.8
31 11 0.03 0.8
34 7 0.03 0.6
31 26 0.29 4.0
34 25 0.00 0.0
56 29 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
50 24 0.02 0.0
62 41 0.00 0.0
68 47 0.18 0.0
59 12 1.26 0.4
31 10 0.00 0.0
35 22 0.01 0.3
46 22 0.00 0.0
41 32 0.33 0.0
52 26 0.67 0.3
36 22 0.00 0.0
54 23 0.17 0.0
56 27 0.12 0.0
34 19 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
43 26 0.03 0.6
27 14 0.03 0.9
February 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
23 14 0.14 3.4
20 10 0.37 6.8
13 4 0.03 0.9
10 -5 0.00 0.0
24 -12 0.00 0.0
34 14 0.00 0.0
45 20 0.11 0.0
49 39 0.70 0.0
50 32 0.02 0.0
64 28 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.04 0.4
31 23 0.03 0.6
43 18 0.01 0.2
47 37 0.01 0.0
37 28 0.06 0.6
31 19 0.00 0.2
30 17 0.02 0.9
32 22 0.02 0.2
56 26 0.00 0.0
54 44 0.37 0.0
63 36 0.00 0.0
52 46 0.38 0.0
68 46 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.05 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
54 49 0.27 0.0
76 51 0.11 0.0
62 25 0.08 0.0
31 20 0.00 0.0
March 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
40 19 0.00 0.0
48 21 0.01 0.0
34 16 0.07 1.4
50 11 0.00 0.0
60 49 0.25 0.0
61 43 0.22 0.0
43 16 0.73 4.0
20 10 0.10 3.4
23 10 0.03 0.6
39 6 0.00 0.0
49 16 0.00 0.0
56 21 0.00 0.0
66 25 0.00 0.0
69 42 0.03 0.0
62 41 0.71 0.0
56 32 0.31 0.0
50 40 0.01 0.0
56 35 0.00 0.0
51 33 0.44 1.1
34 29 0.31 4.5
32 28 0.16 4.1
36 25 0.04 1.3
51 27 0.00 0.0
72 30 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.04 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
48 40 0.56 0.0
50 40 0.28 0.0
68 45 0.00 0.0
65 51 0.02 0.0
April 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
54 34 0.68 0.0
53 28 0.00 0.0
77 32 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.26 0.0
45 33 0.04 0.0
39 30 0.10 0.0
45 30 0.00 0.0
46 28 0.01 0.0
41 31 0.05 0.6
54 33 0.01 0.2
71 38 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.15 0.0
57 45 0.04 0.0
74 41 0.81 0.0
48 39 0.15 0.0
61 33 0.00 0.0
80 35 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
72 59 0.20 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.25 0.0
64 38 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
73 45 0.43 0.0
61 40 0.00 0.0
75 42 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.02 0.0
63 42 0.57 0.0
May 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
66 41 0.05 0.0
72 40 0.01 0.0
80 53 0.13 0.0
81 58 1.12 0.0
78 58 0.38 0.0
68 57 0.01 0.0
68 57 0.33 0.0
73 60 0.19 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.32 0.0
56 38 0.09 0.0
58 33 0.00 0.0
66 31 0.00 0.0
61 50 1.34 0.0
76 60 0.22 0.0
85 66 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
91 60 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.34 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
75 62 0.55 0.0
71 60 0.06 0.0
73 60 0.56 0.0
76 63 1.17 0.0
78 62 0.31 0.0
68 57 0.22 0.0
70 48 0.00 0.0
76 42 0.00 0.0
June 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 50 0.00 0.0
75 55 0.01 0.0
75 61 0.45 0.0
72 54 0.39 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.36 0.0
82 62 0.00 0.0
83 65 0.36 0.0
79 63 0.15 0.0
79 61 0.04 0.0
77 63 0.13 0.0
79 60 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.38 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
89 64 0.00 0.0
87 67 0.00 0.0
85 69 0.14 0.0
85 67 0.00 0.0
84 68 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.21 0.0
83 68 0.27 0.0
88 68 0.69 0.0
78 63 0.01 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
88 68 0.00 0.0
July 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
89 73 0.00 0.0
81 68 0.62 0.0
74 58 0.13 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.74 0.0
81 64 0.00 0.0
77 58 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.27 0.0
86 65 0.03 0.0
78 67 1.03 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
84 71 0.09 0.0
80 72 1.09 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.06 0.0
75 65 0.77 0.0
77 63 0.00 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
74 62 0.04 0.0
79 64 0.00 0.0
80 62 0.00 0.0
81 57 0.01 0.0
83 65 0.32 0.0
83 68 0.18 0.0
73 65 3.12 0.0
August 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
78 64 0.00 0.0
78 62 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
88 70 0.00 0.0
89 69 0.07 0.0
83 69 0.06 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
69 64 1.52 0.0
75 62 0.00 0.0
82 62 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
82 65 0.06 0.0
79 65 0.00 0.0
82 63 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
83 67 0.07 0.0
87 67 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.00 0.0
74 61 1.04 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
80 61 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
September 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 60 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
76 66 0.13 0.0
79 65 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
72 66 2.05 0.0
84 66 0.01 0.0
82 63 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
81 65 0.00 0.0
80 61 0.00 0.0
81 58 1.16 0.0
66 57 0.01 0.0
68 52 0.00 0.0
71 46 0.00 0.0
73 57 1.40 0.0
68 55 0.06 0.0
68 55 0.00 0.0
69 51 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.00 0.0
72 59 0.01 0.0
72 50 0.00 0.0
67 56 0.13 0.0
69 50 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.16 0.0
80 66 0.09 0.0
74 49 2.16 0.0
66 46 0.00 0.0
76 44 0.00 0.0
October 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
74 49 0.00 0.0
70 57 0.61 0.0
66 41 0.00 0.0
60 36 0.00 0.0
66 37 0.00 0.0
69 38 0.00 0.0
73 40 0.00 0.0
70 47 0.00 0.0
58 47 0.02 0.0
57 39 0.00 0.0
55 37 0.00 0.0
66 33 0.00 0.0
72 40 0.00 0.0
74 47 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
78 48 0.00 0.0
61 41 0.89 0.0
50 37 0.06 0.0
48 41 0.05 0.0
67 48 0.01 0.0
77 52 0.10 0.0
69 51 0.06 0.0
66 45 0.00 0.0
57 41 0.03 0.0
62 50 0.17 0.0
71 59 0.04 0.0
69 48 0.45 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
76 57 0.00 0.0
62 42 0.00 0.0
November 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
49 41 0.01 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
59 25 0.00 0.0
57 42 0.01 0.0
70 47 0.01 0.0
79 60 0.29 0.0
63 38 1.55 0.0
41 34 0.16 0.0
39 31 0.00 0.1
35 27 0.01 1.3
36 23 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.01 0.0
33 24 0.00 0.3
44 20 0.00 0.0
56 26 0.00 0.0
62 28 0.04 0.0
56 44 0.41 0.0
44 37 0.00 0.0
43 35 0.00 0.0
39 33 0.30 0.0
35 31 0.00 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
54 37 0.58 0.0
54 29 0.15 0.0
31 23 0.00 0.0
40 21 0.00 0.0
45 21 0.00 0.0
58 38 0.83 0.0
December 1996 Charleston Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
67 45 0.38 0.0
48 34 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.00 0.0
44 26 0.00 0.0
43 24 0.11 0.0
48 34 0.03 0.2
52 31 0.00 0.0
46 28 0.01 0.0
33 25 0.00 0.4
59 25 0.00 0.1
63 48 0.08 0.0
68 53 0.05 0.0
53 40 0.02 0.0
45 28 0.00 0.0
60 24 0.00 0.0
55 35 0.00 0.0
55 38 0.05 0.0
38 28 0.02 0.0
28 16 0.04 2.2
20 11 0.00 2.1
37 7 0.00 0.0
45 25 0.13 0.0
65 44 0.12 0.0
60 27 0.64 0.0
33 22 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
54 38 0.05 0.0
69 48 0.00 0.0
68 50 0.10 0.0
50 40 0.05 0.0
56 48 0.16 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location