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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
226 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016


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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 30 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         59   1235 AM  89    1942  72    -13       70
  MINIMUM         54   1159 PM  33    1961  49      5       50
  AVERAGE         57                        60     -3       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.17          0.98 1949   0.11   0.06     0.31
  MONTH TO DATE    1.13                      3.37  -2.24     4.99
  SINCE MAR 1      3.38                      6.83  -3.45     9.31
  SINCE JAN 1     11.61                     12.64  -1.03    13.23

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

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        8                         6      2        5
  MONTH TO DATE  240                       275    -35      236
  SINCE MAR 1    579                       827   -248      780
  SINCE JUL 1   3413                      4032   -619     4209

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   39                        24     15        6
  SINCE MAR 1     49                        29     20        6
  SINCE JAN 1     49                        29     20        6
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (120)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (130)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.4


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 PM
 LOWEST     87          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    94

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THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        94      1942
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        31      1937


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  1 2016...........SUNRISE   624 AM EDT   SUNSET   810 PM EDT
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   623 AM EDT   SUNSET   811 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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RAB



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