Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
302 PM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   08/23/1983
                        07/15/1954
 LOW              -18   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            92   07/22
LOWEST              5   12/28
                        01/09
                        01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.0              63.2     1.8
AVG. MINIMUM     43.3              40.1     3.2
MEAN             54.1              51.6     2.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               4.4    -3.4
DAYS MAX <= 32     11              16.9    -5.9
DAYS MIN <= 32     99             129.2   -30.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.1    -1.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        57.63   1972
 MINIMUM        26.95   1963
TOTALS          41.00             40.89    0.11
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.11    0.00
DAYS >= .01       144             130.1    13.9
DAYS >= .10        83              82.1     0.9
DAYS >= .50        25              27.8    -2.8
DAYS >= 1.00        8               8.4    -0.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.00

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           10.8
DAYS >= TRACE      37
DAYS >= 1.0         3
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      4.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4492              5445    -953
COOLING TOTAL     632               574      58
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/270    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/300    DATE  02/13

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             39     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               51     RAIN                      88
LIGHT RAIN              171     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               35     SLEET                      2
FOG                     142     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     43
HAZE                      1

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

REMARKS:
DUE TO MISSING TEMPERATURES ON SEPTEMBER 8-10...ALL TEMPERATURE AND
DEGREE DAY INFORMATION WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THESE
DATES.

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