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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
508 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016


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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         75    400 PM  93    1959  73      2       76
  MINIMUM         60    657 AM  32    1981  50     10       44
  AVERAGE         68                        61      7       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.02          1.63 1972   0.12  -0.10     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.32                      0.34   0.98     0.18
  SINCE MAR 1      4.70                      7.17  -2.47     9.49
  SINCE JAN 1     12.93                     12.98  -0.05    13.41

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0                                       0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                                       0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.0                                       1.9
  SINCE JUL 1     23.0                                      21.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         5     -5        5
  MONTH TO DATE    0                        16    -16       20
  SINCE MAR 1    579                       843   -264      800
  SINCE JUL 1   3413                      4048   -635     4229

 COOLING
  TODAY            3                         1      2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   11                         3      8        0
  SINCE MAR 1     60                        32     28        6
  SINCE JAN 1     60                        32     28        6
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.2


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97           200 AM
 LOWEST     53           300 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        95      1928
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      1986


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   622 AM EDT   SUNSET   812 PM EDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   621 AM EDT   SUNSET   813 PM EDT


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




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