Days of Sunshine Per Year in West Virginia





Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a city in West Virginia is the total days in a year when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are annual averages, made from years of weather watching.

Annual days of sunshine
City Sunny Partly Sunny Total Days
With Sun
Beckley 60 95 155
Charleston 65 111 176
Elkins 48 103 151
Huntington 63 99 162

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets. The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, this amount is a monthly average based on many years of weather observations.

Percent sunshine yearly
City % Sun
Elkins 40
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

West Virginia Sunshine
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