Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
725 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   04/02/2010
 LOW               14   04/07/1982
HIGHEST            79   04/18                         82
LOWEST             26   04/05                         24
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.3              63.3     1.0     65.9
AVG. MINIMUM     42.3              38.2     4.1     39.4
MEAN             53.3              50.7     2.6     52.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               7.3    -5.3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.75   1987
 MINIMUM         0.74   2001
TOTALS           5.31              3.48    1.83     4.10
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.12    0.06     0.14
DAYS >= .01        15              12.2     2.8
DAYS >= .10        13               7.7     5.3
DAYS >= .50         4               2.3     1.7
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.29   04/19 TO 04/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T                                  T
SINCE 7/1        27.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     342               430     -88
 SINCE 7/1       5131              5205     -74
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3
 SINCE 1/1          0                 3      -3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/240    DATE  04/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/330    DATE  04/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      0

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

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PW



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