THE HISTORY OF MARSHALL COUNTY

by Scott Powell, 1925

BAR

Contributed by Frank Manning.

TEMPERATURE, RAINFALL, FLOODS

Pages 317-319.



                                 TEMPERATURE

                  1906        1907        1908       1909      1910 
                Max. Min.   Max. Min.   Max. Min.  Max. Min.  Max. Min.
 
January ......  76    4     71   12     58    3    71	 3    60    4 
February .....  72    3     55    5     67   66    41    1    57    4
March ........  67    8     85   21     83   22    66   18    88   23 
April ........  86   23     84   20     89   26    85   20    87   26 
May ..........  90   31     88   31     94   24    89   32    87   29 
June .........  94   47     93   42     96   42    94   42    94   51  
July .........  92   51     92   50     95   51    93   42    95   50 
August .......  92   53     91   51     99   46    94   45    95   45 
September.....  89   43     88   38     95   32    94   35    91   42 
October ......  80   22     80   26     88   28    86   24    91   21 
November......  76   21     66   19     77   14    79   20    68   19 
December......  64    2     63   11     65    9    73    2    58    1


                 1911         1912       1913        1914        1915 
               Max. Min.    Max. Min.   Max. Min.  Max. Min.   Max. Min. 
January ......  62   7      55   21     65   21    75    3    60    2 
February .....  68  16      64    4     72    5    57   10    63   11
March ........  70   6      72   14     75   11    76    8    45   16 
April ........  80  17      84   26     89   24    91   29    77   21 
May ..........  97  31      90   38     93   28    97   31    86   37 
June .........  99  51      91   36     98   36    99   44    91   40 
July ......... 103  51      96   54     99   50   102   42    93   52 
August ....... 100  47      91   47     98   46    98   59    98   59 
September ....  90  39      95   39     98   31    98   34    98   59 
October ......  82  29      89   29     89   24    78   24    78   29 
November .....  71  14      73   21     73   11    76    3    76   18 
December .....  72  12      66   10     62   14    60    1    65    1 

                 1916         1917       1918        1919        1920 
               Max. Min.    Max. Min.  Max. Min.   Max. Min.   Max. Min.
January ......  60   2      71    2    ..   ..     66    2     58    1 
February .....  68  11      70    7    ..   ..     54   12     40   17 
March ........  75  16      85   25    83   25     47   20     61   12 
April ........  77  21      ..   ..    77   24     55   25     86   23 
May ..........  93  40      ..   ..    88   30     97   36     92   31 
June .........  89  42      ..   ..    88   40     98   50     93   52 
July .........  97  52      ..   ..    97   43    100   51     93   47 
August .......  97  49      ..   ..   107   52     95   47     82   49 
September ....  91  34      ..   ..    83   32     93   39     90   46 
October ......  91  27      ..   ..    74   22     90   36     81   28 
November .....  72  14      ..   ..    56   20     69    5     68   18 
December .....  66   2      ..   17    60   20     65    2     65   11 
(..) By oversight the record was not kept at the station. 

                           RAINFALL

                 1906   1907   1908   1909   1910   1911   1912   1913 
January ........ 2.54   5.77   1.19   3.20   5.60   5.38   1.37   6.16 
February ....... 1.30   1.24   2.24   3.87   3.74   1.40   1.38   1.60 
March .......... 5.63   8.18   5.44   2.55    .08   1.64   4.90   3.80 
April .......... 3.41   3.25   4.08   3.48   2.45   3.85   2.96   2.14 
May ............ 2.11   4.28   4.72   4.80   3.89   1.22   1.42   3.16 
June ........... 4.31   3.85   2.43   4.06   1.52   4.39   2.29   2.82 
July ........... 3.99   9.27   4.03   3.16   4.33   1.59   6.90   4.05 
August ......... 3.21   2.69   3.80   2.14   1.99   5.68   2.02   2.07 
September ...... 2.53   4.41    .59    .85   3.20   6.31   2.71   2.15 
October ........ 3.19   3.02   2.10   2.02   2.03   5.13   1.55   3.54 
November ....... 1.32   1.81    .51    .95   1.16   1.81    .76   1.96 
December ....... 4.35   2.62   1.31   1.85   2.31   3.61   2.60   2.99 
                _____  _____  _____  _____  _____  _____  _____  _____
                37.89  50.39  32.44  32.93  32.30  42.01  30.86  38.44


                 1914   1915   1916   1917   1918   1919   1920   1921 
January ........  .94   3.08   1.47   2.84   ....   1.05   3.30   4.01 
February ....... 1.39   2.46   2.44   ....   ....   2.18   1.27   1.45 
March ..........  .75   1.28   2.09   2.09   1.47   2.20   2.25   4.05 
April .......... 2.06   1.30   4.47   ....   2.20   2.97   4.04   2.62 
May ............ 2.40   3.54   3.77   ....   5.47   4.18   1.91   3.86 
June ........... 4.27   5.73   3.37   ....   1.90   1.67   3.38   3.89 
July ........... 1.75   3.00   1.29   ....   2.75   4.82   6.36   1.25 
August .........  .80   1.57   3.59   ....   4.50   7.35   2.07   6.52 
September ......  .82   2.80    .89   ....   2.85   2.30   3.16   8.30 
October ........  .06   2.49   2.55   ....   2.87   5.29   1.73   1.52 
November ....... 2.40   2.40   1.55   ....   1.77   4.77   1.85   6.68
December ....... 4.60   4.06   1.47   ....   4.44   2.90   2.38   4.38 
                _____  _____  _____  _____  _____  _____  _____  _____
                22.40  34.25  26.60   ..... 30.22  41.68  33.20  48.53 

                 1922   1923
January ........ 1.41   .... 
February ....... 2.25    .70 
March .......... 5.30   5.10 
April .......... 4.42   1.13 
May ............ 3.11   3.33 
June ........... 4.51   2.72 
July ........... 2.09   4.60 
August ......... 2.40   2.50 
September ...... 6.90   3.50 
October ........ 2.40   1.80 
November .......  .65   3.50 
December ....... 1.70   6.40 
                _____  _____
                37.14 

                              CENTURY FLOOD RECORD 

                                  1810 to 1910

                                Pittsburgh    Wheeling    Parkersburg
1810--Saturday, November 10......   32           48          ....
1832--Friday, February 10........   35           48.11       49.5
1852--Tuesday, April 20..........   31.9         48          44
1860--Friday, April 13...........   26.7         43          44.7
1861--Monday, September 30.......   30           44.2        45.1
1862--Wednesday, April 23........   27.9         37          37
1865--Sunday, March 19...........   31.4         41          ....
1873--Monday, December 15........   25.6        40.8         38.7
1874--Tuesday, January 9.........   22.9        38.9         38.8
1878--Thursday, December 12......   34.9        34.9         40
1881--Tuesday, June 21...........   25.6        40.9         34
1883--Monday, February 19........   25.8        39.7         45.2
1884--Friday, February 8.........   33.6        52.4         52.9
1891--Wednesday, February 18.....   31.3        44.11        44.6
1895--Monday, January 8..........   25.9        36.1         37
1897--Wednesday, February 24.....   24.5        37.10        ....
1898--Wednesday, March 23........   28          44.6         48.1
1900--Thursday, November 29......   27.7        37.7         30.4
1901--Monday, April 22...........   28          41.9         43.9
1902--Sunday, March 2............   32.4        43.3         40
1903--Monday, March 2............   24.3        34.6         39.9
1904--Sunday, January 24.........   30.1        44.1         42.4
1904--Friday, March 4............   29.1        39.3         ....
1905--Monday, March 22...........   29          42.3         42.4
1907--Saturday, January 12.......   23          37           39.9 
1907--Friday, March 15...........   35.2        50.5         51 6 
1908--Monday, February 17........   30.8        42           ....
1908--Friday, March 20...........   27.3        39.6         ....
1910--Thursday. January 20.......   22.3        31.9         ....
1910--Friday, March 4............   22          27.3         ....
January 15, 1911.................   ....        36.6         ....
January 31, 1911.................   25.2        35.5         ....
September 17, 1911...............   20.1        29.5         ....
March 22, 1912...................   28.1        38.6         ....
January 10, 1913.................   31.3        44.3         ....
January 13, 1913.................   26.3        39.2         ....

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