Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
618 PM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   08/23/1983
 LOW               36   08/29/1986
HIGHEST            90   08/26                         88
LOWEST             54   08/23                         52
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.9              81.4     1.5     81.9
AVG. MINIMUM     64.3              58.7     5.6     60.1
MEAN             73.6              70.0     3.6     71.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               1.8    -0.8        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.46   1985
 MINIMUM         0.87   2002
TOTALS           4.51              3.59    0.92     4.09
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.12    0.03     0.13
DAYS >= .01        15              10.5     4.5       13
DAYS >= .10        10               6.5     3.5        5
DAYS >= .50         3               2.5     0.5        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.08                               1.83

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                                0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0                                0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                12     -12        1
COOLING TOTAL     274               168     106      193
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              2.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    18/340    DATE  08/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    25/340    DATE  08/31

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      27     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     11
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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PW



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