Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
937 AM EST TUE MAR 1 2016

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   01/30/2002
                        12/06/2001
                        12/16/1984
 LOW              -18   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            73   12/27                         63
LOWEST              5   02/14                         -5
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.4              43.3     3.1     41.4
AVG. MINIMUM     27.0              22.9     4.1     22.7
MEAN             36.7              33.1     3.6     32.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     12              15.4    -3.4       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     64              76.4   -12.4       74
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.1    -1.1        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.42   1993
 MINIMUM         4.32   1980
TOTALS          12.16              8.84    3.32     6.07
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03     0.07
DAYS >= .01        37              31.9     5.1       37
DAYS >= .10        23              19.1     3.9       15
DAYS >= .50        11               5.5     5.5        5
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.4     1.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.11                               0.74

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           24.0                               21.0
DAYS >= TRACE      25                                 35
DAYS >= 1.0         4                                  4
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     11.0                                8.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2547              2868    -321     2933
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/320    DATE  01/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/290    DATE  02/29

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      21
LIGHT RAIN               34     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               25     SLEET                      1
FOG                      40     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     22
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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PW


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