Climatological Report (Seasonal)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
937 AM EST TUE MAR 1 2016

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   02/28/1918
 LOW              -12   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            76   12/27                         69
LOWEST              9   02/14                          0
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.4              47.6     1.8     45.3
AVG. MINIMUM     31.8              29.1     2.7     27.1
MEAN             40.6              38.3     2.3     36.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9               6.7     2.3       10
DAYS MIN <= 32     53              56.9    -3.9       61
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.34   1997
 MINIMUM         3.32   1980
TOTALS          12.78              8.75    4.03     6.46
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.10    0.04     0.07
DAYS >= .01        32              27.1     4.9       35
DAYS >= .10        22              16.9     5.1       15
DAYS >= .50        12               6.4     5.6        4
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.9     2.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.82                               1.07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           22.0                               19.3
DAYS >= TRACE      19                                 21
DAYS >= 1.0         4                                  4
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     11.0                                7.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2192              2401    -209     2551
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/300    DATE  02/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/280    DATE  02/29

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      14
LIGHT RAIN               34     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               19     SLEET                      2
FOG                      38     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     16
HAZE                      1

-  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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