Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
302 PM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   06/29/2012
 LOW              -21   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            87   07/22
LOWEST              1   12/28
                        01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.9              63.4    -1.5
AVG. MINIMUM     44.9              46.1    -1.2
MEAN             53.4              54.8    -1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               3.3    -3.3
DAYS MAX <= 32     21              17.5     3.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     87              80.9     6.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.9    -0.9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        54.58   2004
 MINIMUM        30.07   1969
TOTALS          40.29             39.63    0.66
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.11    0.00
DAYS >= .01       155             149.3     5.7
DAYS >= .10        83              85.2    -2.2
DAYS >= .50        28              26.0     2.0
DAYS >= 1.00        9               6.6     2.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.41

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           18.6
DAYS >= TRACE      32
DAYS >= 1.0         5
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      3.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4625              4588      37
COOLING TOTAL     488               854    -366
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/280    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/280    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             28     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               37     RAIN                      72
LIGHT RAIN              181     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               34     SLEET                      1
FOG                     178     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     42
HAZE                      2

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

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