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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
508 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016


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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 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         74    340 PM  86    2007  69      5       52
  MINIMUM         52    240 AM  27    1963  50      2       40
  AVERAGE         63                        59      4       46

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.55          1.45 1989   0.12   0.43     0.51
  MONTH TO DATE    0.55                      0.12   0.43     0.51
  SINCE MAR 1      4.23                      6.97  -2.74    10.92
  SINCE JAN 1      9.05                     12.63  -3.58    14.48

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0                                       0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                                       0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      2.6                                       3.1
  SINCE JUL 1     34.8                                      39.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            2                         7     -5       19
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         7     -5       19
  SINCE MAR 1    824                       944   -120      871
  SINCE JUL 1   3637                      4437   -800     4791

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE MAR 1      5                        29    -24       11
  SINCE JAN 1      5                        29    -24       11
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (240)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.1


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           800 AM
 LOWEST     53           100 PM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        89      2010
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        31      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  1 2016...........SUNRISE   629 AM EDT   SUNSET   815 PM EDT
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   628 AM EDT   SUNSET   816 PM EDT


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

REMARKS:

DUE TO A SENSOR FAILURE CAUSING MISSING TEMPERATURES ON DECEMBER 20-
21...JANUARY 19-20...AND JANUARY 22-25...THE SEASONAL HEATING DEGREE
DAY TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA
FROM THESE DATES.

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JDR

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