Charleston, West Virginia 

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Weather in Charleston, West Virginia

The most pleasant months of the year for Charleston are September, May and June. In Charleston, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Charleston with an average high temperature of 85.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in West Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Charleston with 9.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Charleston, WV

2 AM PST

Patchy Fog

69°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightPatchy Fog68° / 91°S 1 mph
Thursday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely71° / 87°W 2 to 10 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy60° / 84°N 1 to 7 mph
Saturday NightChance Rain Showers62° / 84°S 0 to 3 mph
Sunday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy61° / 85°NW 1 to 6 mph
Monday NightPartly Cloudy61° / 86°NE 2 to 6 mph
Tuesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy61° / 87°E 3 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 28 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Charleston area is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in West Virginia.

7.1 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January43° 24°
February47° 27°
March56° 33°
April68° 42°
May75° 51°
June83° 60°
July86° 65°
August84° 63°
September79° 55°
October68° 44°
November57° 35°
December46° 27°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Charleston
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January023157
February021135
March015143
April05141
May00140
June30130
July60120
August50100
September2090
October04100
November013121
December021145

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Charleston    12 Reviews
We love our little city - 12/20/2013
Charleston has a lot going on for being a small city. Capitol Street has great restaurants and Taylor Books, and Capitol Market is one of the best year-round farmers... Read More

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A great little city - 12/20/2013
Charleston has a lot going on for being a small city. Capitol Street has great restaurants and Taylor Books, and Capitol Market is one of the best year-round farmers... Read More

A great little city - 12/20/2013
Charleston has a lot going on for being a small city. Capitol Street has great restaurants and Taylor Books, and Capitol Market is one of the best year-round farmers... Read More


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