Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
146 AM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE DANVILLE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              91   03/13/1990
 LOW                8   03/06/1960
HIGHEST            88   03/16                         83
LOWEST             25   03/03                         19
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.3              59.1     9.2     61.0
AVG. MINIMUM     43.7              38.2     5.5     38.0
MEAN             56.0              48.7     7.3     49.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               8.4    -0.4        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.43   1975
 MINIMUM         0.56   2006
TOTALS           2.33              4.11   -1.78     2.12
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.13   -0.05     0.08
DAYS >= .01        14              10.3     3.7        8
DAYS >= .10         5               7.0    -2.0        5
DAYS >= .50         1               2.9    -1.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.1    -1.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.18                               1.00

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                                  T
DAYS >= TRACE       0                                  2
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0                                  T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     293               510    -217      472
COOLING TOTAL      21                 3      18        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/240    DATE  03/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/230    DATE  03/24

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

-  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 FEBRUARY
25...ALL TEMPERATURE DATA AND THE SEASONAL HEATING DEGREE DAY TOTAL
AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THIS
DATE.

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