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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
600 AM EDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   03/30/1985
 LOW               -2   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            70   03/27                         75
LOWEST              7   03/15                         19
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.8              54.3    -3.5     59.0
AVG. MINIMUM     33.0              36.2    -3.2     40.8
MEAN             41.9              45.3    -3.4     49.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               1.2     2.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     17              11.2     5.8        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.24   1993
 MINIMUM         1.46   2016
TOTALS           3.62              3.51    0.11     1.46
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01        16              14.4     1.6       12
DAYS >= .10         6               8.0    -2.0        5
DAYS >= .50         3               2.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.00                               0.43

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            3.2                                0.9
DAYS >= TRACE       7                                  7
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3                                0.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     706               616      90      463
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
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)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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PW



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