Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
545 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE DANVILLE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              91   03/13/1990
 LOW                8   03/06/1960
HIGHEST            78   03/11                11
LOWEST              9   03/04               -21
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.2              59.1    -2.9     55.8
AVG. MINIMUM     31.7              38.2    -6.5     31.2
MEAN             44.0              48.7    -4.7     43.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MIN <= 32     18               8.4     9.6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.43   1975
 MINIMUM         0.56   2006
TOTALS           3.20              4.11   -0.91     2.55
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.13   -0.03     0.08
DAYS >= .01        13              10.3     2.7
DAYS >= .10         8               7.0     1.0
DAYS >= .50         1               2.9    -1.9
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.28   03/07 TO 03/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            5.5                                  T
SINCE 7/1        13.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     645               510     135
 SINCE 7/1       3650              3511     139
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3
 SINCE 1/1          0                 3      -3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/310    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/310    DATE  03/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      3
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

REMARKS:
DUE TO A POWER FAILURE CAUSING A MISSING LOW TEMPERATURE ON JANUARY
22...THE SEASONAL TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL FOR HDD WILL BE
CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THAT DATE.

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