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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
124 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 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         60    500 PM  87    2012  70    -10       75
  MINIMUM         48   1159 PM  32    2005  50     -2       51
                                      1971
  AVERAGE         54                        60     -6       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.09          1.48 2007   0.13  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.14                      0.38   1.76     0.51
  SINCE MAR 1      5.82                      7.23  -1.41    10.92
  SINCE JAN 1     10.64                     12.89  -2.25    14.48

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

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       11                         6      5        2
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        20     -5       30
  SINCE MAR 1    837                       957   -120      882
  SINCE JUL 1   3650                      4450   -800     4802

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         3     -3        0
  SINCE MAR 1      5                        31    -26       11
  SINCE JAN 1      5                        31    -26       11
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           800 AM
 LOWEST     64           400 PM
 AVERAGE    82

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THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        80      1996
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        33      2004


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   626 AM EDT   SUNSET   818 PM EDT
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   625 AM EDT   SUNSET   818 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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PW


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