Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
545 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   03/30/1985
 LOW               -2   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            70   03/11                 8
LOWEST             10   03/04               -19
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.7              54.3    -1.6     44.7
AVG. MINIMUM     31.4              36.2    -4.8     29.8
MEAN             42.0              45.3    -3.3     37.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               1.2     0.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              11.2     8.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.24   1993
 MINIMUM         1.49   1966
TOTALS           1.96              3.51   -1.55     3.42
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.11   -0.05     0.11
DAYS >= .01        13              14.4    -1.4
DAYS >= .10         5               8.0    -3.0
DAYS >= .50         1               2.1    -1.1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.63   03/03 TO 03/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            9.0                               14.0
SINCE 7/1        46.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     702               616      86
 SINCE 7/1       4337              4109     228
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4
 SINCE 1/1          0                 4      -4
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/250    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/300    DATE  03/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      3
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      7

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

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