Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
323 AM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   06/29/2012
 LOW              -21   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            88   07/28
                        06/18
LOWEST             -7   02/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.9              63.4     1.5
AVG. MINIMUM     47.4              46.1     1.3
MEAN             56.2              54.8     1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               3.3    -3.3
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              17.5    -0.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     69              80.9   -11.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               0.9     2.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        54.58   2004
 MINIMUM        30.07   1969
TOTALS          42.00             39.63    2.37
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01
DAYS >= .01       162             149.3    12.7
DAYS >= .10        87              85.2     1.8
DAYS >= .50        29              26.0     3.0
DAYS >= 1.00        5               6.6    -1.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.79

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           34.1
DAYS >= TRACE      45
DAYS >= 1.0         8
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      8.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4087              4588    -501
COOLING TOTAL    1044               854     190
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/300    DATE  07/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/280    DATE  02/14

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             43     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               46     RAIN                      74
LIGHT RAIN              174     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                8     SNOW                      10
LIGHT SNOW               44     SLEET                      4
FOG                     160     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     49
HAZE                     36

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

REMARKS:

DUE TO A TIPPING BUCKET FAILURE CAUSING MISSING PRECIPITATION ON
JUNE 1...THE ANNUAL PRECIPITATION TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL
WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THIS DATE.

DUE TO A POWER OUTAGE CAUSING A MISSING LOW TEMPERATURE ON
JUNE 7...THE SEASONAL COOLING DEGREE DAY TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM
NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THIS DATE.

DUE TO AN EQUIPMENT OUTAGE AFFECTING THE TEMPERATURE ON DECEMBER 20
AND 21...THE MONTHLY...SEASONAL...AND ANNUAL TEMPERATURE
AVERAGE...AS WELL AS THE SEASONAL HEATING DEGREE DAY TOTAL AND
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THIS DATE.

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