Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
600 AM EDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   03/31/1985
 LOW                2   03/11/1969
HIGHEST            74   03/27                         77
LOWEST             11   03/15                         21
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.2              53.3     0.9     61.1
AVG. MINIMUM     32.3              29.8     2.5     37.1
MEAN             43.2              41.6     1.6     49.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               1.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     17              19.2    -2.2       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.33   1975
 MINIMUM         0.69   2006
TOTALS           3.24              3.64   -0.40     2.57
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.12   -0.02     0.08
DAYS >= .01        14              11.3     2.7       12
DAYS >= .10         8               7.4     0.6        7
DAYS >= .50         2               2.6    -0.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16                               0.89

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            1.0                                1.0
DAYS >= TRACE       8                                  4
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.8                                1.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     667               727     -60      485
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/270    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/270    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      1
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      0

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

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PW



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