Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
528 AM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   12/06/2001
                        12/16/1984
 LOW              -10   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            63   12/19                         59
LOWEST              5   12/28                         10
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.5              43.8    -0.3     44.7
AVG. MINIMUM     24.4              23.8     0.6     27.9
MEAN             34.0              33.8     0.2     36.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               5.0    -1.0        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              25.4    -0.4       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.66   2009
 MINIMUM         0.18   1965
TOTALS           0.64              2.95   -2.31     3.09
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.10   -0.08     0.10
DAYS >= .01         7              10.6    -3.6       13
DAYS >= .10         3               6.3    -3.3        6
DAYS >= .50         0               2.0    -2.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.28                               1.32

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            3.8                                0.7
DAYS >= TRACE      11                                  7
DAYS >= 1.0         2                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5                                0.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     955               967     -12      880
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/310    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/290    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

REMARKS:
DUE TO MISSING TEMPERATURES ON SEPTEMBER 8-10...THE HEATING DEGREE
DAY AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM
THESE DATES.

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RAB



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