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


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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 30 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         62   1208 PM  84    2010  69     -7       64
  MINIMUM         52   1152 PM  31    1963  49      3       45
  AVERAGE         57                        59     -2       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.31          1.06 1966   0.12   0.19     0.16
  MONTH TO DATE    2.22                      3.34  -1.12     5.33
  SINCE MAR 1      3.68                      6.85  -3.17    10.41
  SINCE JAN 1      8.50                     12.51  -4.01    13.97

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0                                       0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.7                                       0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      2.6                                       3.1
  SINCE JUL 1     34.8                                      39.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        8                         7      1       10
  MONTH TO DATE  359                       321     38      267
  SINCE MAR 1    822                       937   -115      852
  SINCE JUL 1   3635                      4430   -795     4772

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    4                        24    -20       11
  SINCE MAR 1      5                        28    -23       11
  SINCE JAN 1      5                        28    -23       11
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.6


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           900 PM
 LOWEST     60          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        86      2007
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        27      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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RAB



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