Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
245 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2016

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            83   04/18                         79
LOWEST             19   04/10                         26
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.5              63.3     3.2     64.3
AVG. MINIMUM     39.5              38.2     1.3     42.3
MEAN             53.0              50.7     2.3     53.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               7.3     0.7        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.75   1987
 MINIMUM         0.74   2001
TOTALS           1.75              3.48   -1.73     5.31
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.12   -0.06     0.18
DAYS >= .01        11              12.2    -1.2       15
DAYS >= .10         6               7.7    -1.7       13
DAYS >= .50         0               2.3    -2.3        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.41                               1.29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.6                                  T
DAYS >= TRACE       4                                  1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6                                  T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     362               430     -68      342
COOLING TOTAL      10                 3       7        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/280    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/310    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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