Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
554 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   01/25/1943
                        01/14/1932
 LOW              -11   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            63   01/31                         64
LOWEST             12   01/19                          5
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.6              45.6    -3.0     45.0
AVG. MINIMUM     24.3              27.5    -3.2     26.5
MEAN             33.5              36.6    -3.1     35.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               3.5     0.5        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              20.6     6.4       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.97   1998
 MINIMUM         0.29   1981
TOTALS           2.99              2.92    0.07     1.31
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.09    0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01         7               8.7    -1.7        9
DAYS >= .10         6               5.5     0.5        4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.54                               0.50

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           13.5                                0.2
DAYS >= TRACE       8                                  7
DAYS >= 1.0         2                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     11.0                                0.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     970               882      88      897
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/310    DATE  01/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/240    DATE  01/12

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      1
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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