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

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...THE DANVILLE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/28/1990
                        04/27/1990
                        04/23/1985
 LOW               22   04/08/2007
HIGHEST            87   04/19                         84
                        04/18
LOWEST             24   04/10                         29
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.2              69.8     1.4     71.8
AVG. MINIMUM     44.9              46.8    -1.9     47.6
MEAN             58.0              58.3    -0.3     59.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               1.3     2.7        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.25   1987
 MINIMUM         0.32   1985
TOTALS           2.80              3.46   -0.66     2.85
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.12   -0.03     0.09
DAYS >= .01         8              10.4    -2.4       12
DAYS >= .10         6               6.9    -0.9        7
DAYS >= .50         3               2.7     0.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.42                               0.78

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                                0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0                                0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     227               232      -5      184
COOLING TOTAL      26                31      -5       34
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/280    DATE  04/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  04/09

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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