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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
243 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016


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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         73   1233 PM  89    2010  69      4       68
  MINIMUM         53   1126 PM  31    1963  50      3       43
  AVERAGE         63                        60      3       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.01          2.52 2002   0.13   0.88     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.05                      0.25   1.80     0.51
  SINCE MAR 1      5.73                      7.10  -1.37    10.92
  SINCE JAN 1     10.55                     12.76  -2.21    14.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        2                         7     -5        9
  MONTH TO DATE    4                        14    -10       28
  SINCE MAR 1    826                       951   -125      880
  SINCE JUL 1   3639                      4444   -805     4800

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE MAR 1      5                        30    -25       11
  SINCE JAN 1      5                        30    -25       11
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.9


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     57          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        87      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      2005
                                             1971


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   627 AM EDT   SUNSET   817 PM EDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   626 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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RAB




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