Beckley, WV has a longitude of -81.1 degrees and a latitude of 37.8 degrees.
Beckley, WV has temperatures that can go as high as 77.0 °F in June, 80.6 °F in July, and 78.8 °F in August. The hottest month is typically July.
Beckley, WV also has temperatures that can go as low as 26.7 °F in December, 23.1 °F in January, and 26.7 °F in February. The coldest month is typically January.
The wettest month for Beckley, WV is July with 13.9 inches of rain.
The annual weather and monthly temperature averages for highs and lows are presented in the table below. The weather values used to interpolate these values are provided by the US NAOO weather station values from the last 10 years.
|Average High (°F)||41.1||42.8||51.8||62.6||69.8||77.0||80.6||78.8||73.4||62.6||53.6||42.9|
|Average Low (°F)||23.1||26.7||32.1||41.1||50.1||57.3||60.9||60.9||53.7||42.9||33.9||26.7|
|Average Precipitation (in)||7.0||6.0||9.0||9.0||13.0||11.0||13.9||9.0||7.0||7.0||8.0||7.0|
The climate of West Virginia is generally a humid subtropical climate with warm to hot, humid summers and chilly winters, increasing in severity with elevation. Some southern highland areas also have a mountain temperate climate where winter temperatures are more moderate and summer temperatures are somewhat cooler.
Annual precipitation ranges from less than 32 inches (810 mm) in the lower eastern section to more than 56 inches (1,400 mm) in higher parts of the Allegheny Front. West Virginia is also one of the cloudiest states in the nation, with the cities of Elkins and Beckley ranking 9th and 10th in the U.S. respectively for the number of cloudy days per year (over 210). West Virginia also experiences some of the most frequent precipitation in the nation, with Snowshoe averaging nearly 200 days a year with either rain or snow.
In reality, each climate is unique and finding one that is suitable can be a real challenge! We hope that the information here can be the starting point of your weather and climate research for your next vacation or potentially next home.
We hope you use this information to make your travel plans to Beckley, WV or decide if living in the Beckley climate is the right choice for you!