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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
508 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         58    253 PM  80    1996  70    -12       78
  MINIMUM         45    912 AM  33    2004  50     -5       58
  AVERAGE         52                        60     -8       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.02          0.79 1979   0.13  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.16                      0.51   1.65     0.51
  SINCE MAR 1      5.84                      7.36  -1.52    10.92
  SINCE JAN 1     10.66                     13.02  -2.36    14.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0                                       0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                                       0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      2.6                                       3.1
  SINCE JUL 1     34.8                                      39.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           13                         6      7        0
  MONTH TO DATE   28                        26      2       30
  SINCE MAR 1    850                       963   -113      882
  SINCE JUL 1   3663                      4456   -793     4802

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        3
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         4     -4        3
  SINCE MAR 1      5                        32    -27       14
  SINCE JAN 1      5                        32    -27       14
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.5


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           200 AM
 LOWEST     50           100 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        82      2014
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        36      2011


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   626 AM EDT   SUNSET   818 PM EDT
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   625 AM EDT   SUNSET   818 PM EDT


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

REMARKS:
DUE TO A SENSOR FAILURE CAUSING MISSING TEMPERATURES ON DECEMBER 20-
21...JANUARY 19-20...AND JANUARY 22-25...THE SEASONAL HEATING DEGREE
DAY TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA
FROM THESE DATES.


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