Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
530 AM EDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2017

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            87   08/22                         90
                        08/21
                        08/17
LOWEST             49   08/06                         54
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.3              81.4    -2.1     82.9
AVG. MINIMUM     59.1              58.7     0.4     64.3
MEAN             69.2              70.0    -0.8     73.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.8    -1.8        1
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           2.50              3.59   -1.09     4.51
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.12   -0.04     0.15
DAYS >= .01        12              10.5     1.5       15
DAYS >= .10         5               6.5    -1.5       10
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.99                               1.08

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       9                12      -3        0
COOLING TOTAL     145               168     -23      274
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              2.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    18/090    DATE  08/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    26/310    DATE  08/05

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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