West Virginia

West Virginia Weather

Climate:
West Virginia enjoys the four seasons, but depending on where you are within the state, seasonal differences (can and will) differ dramatically.


In the low-lying areas and valleys, including the western regions of the state, as well as the Eastern Panhandle, winters are generally mild and summers pleasantly warm.

In the mountainous areas of West Virginia, winters are much colder, with heavy snow in the upper elevations. Summers are mild, with cool mornings.

The statewide average high temperature in July is in the high 70's, while January high temperatures in the mid-30's are the norm.

Throughout the state rainfall averages near 40 inches per year, while in the higher elevations of the Allegheny Mountains, 55 or more inches per year are common.

For a more detailed look at annual West Virginia precipitation levels, view this precipitation map

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Seasonal Temperature Averages:
BLUEFIELD
HIGH TEMPERATURES ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 46/7 (Feb) 38/3 (Mar) 62/16 (Apr) 62/16

(May) 76/24 (Jun) 82/27 (Jul) 82/28 (Aug) 88/31

(Sep) 81/27 (Oct) 72/22 (Nov) 55/12 (Dec) 50/9

LOW TEMPERATURES ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 30/-1 (Feb) 21/-6 (Mar) 42/5 (Apr) 43/6

(May) 55/13 (Jun) 61/16 (Jul) 63/17 (Aug) 69/20

(Sep) 60/15 (Oct) 53/11 (Nov) 36/2 (Dec) 35/1

WHEELING

HIGH TEMPERATURES ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 40/4 (Feb) 29/-2 (Mar) 54/12 (Apr) 57/13

(May) 76/24 (Jun) 80/26 (Jul) 80/26 (Aug) 83/28

(Sep) 79/26 (Oct) 70/20 (Nov) 49/9 (Dec) 41/5

LOW TEMPERATURES ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 26/-3 (Feb) 15/-10 (Mar) 35/1 (Apr) 39/4

(May) 51/10 (Jun) 58/14 (Jul) 61/16 (Aug) 65/18

(Sep) 57/13 (Oct) 51/10 (Nov) 34/1 (Dec) 28/-2

West Virginia Photographs

Fishing, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, USA

A fisherman casts out at sunrise...
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West Virginia Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Philippi Barbour 304
Martinsburg Berkeley 304
Danville Boone 304
Sutton Braxton 304
Wellsburg Brooke 304
Huntington Cabell 304
Grantsville Calhoun 304
Duck Clay 304
West Union Doddridge 304
Oak Hill Fayette 304
Glenville Gilmer 304
Petersburg Grant 304
Lewisburg Greenbrier 304
Romney Hampshire 304
Weirton Hancock 304
Moorefield Hardy 304
Clarksburg Harrison 304
Ripley Jackson 304
Charles Town Jefferson 304
Charleston Kanawha 304
Weston Lewis 304
Branchland Lincoln 304
Chapmanville Logan 304
Fairmont Marion 304
Moundsville Marshall 304
Point Pleasant Mason 304
Welch McDowell 304
Princeton Mercer 304
Keyser Mineral 304
Williamson Mingo 304
Morgantown Monongalia 304
Peterstown Monroe 304
Berkeley Springs Morgan 304
Summersville Nicholas 304
Wheeling Ohio 304
Franklin Pendleton 304
Saint Marys Pleasants 304
Marlinton Pocahontas 304
Bruceton Mills Preston 304
Hurricane Putnam 304
Beckley Raleigh 304
Elkins Randolph 304
Pennsboro Ritchie 304
Spencer Roane 304
Hinton Summers 304
Grafton Taylor 304
Parsons Tucker 304
Sistersville Tyler 304
Buckhannon Upshur 304
Huntington Wayne 304
Webster Springs Webster 304
New Martinsville Wetzel 304
Elizabeth Wirt 304
Parkersburg Wood 304
Oceana Wyoming 304