Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
618 AM EDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2017 TO 5/31/2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   05/31/2011
 LOW                2   03/11/1969
HIGHEST            86   04/29                         83
LOWEST             11   03/15                         19
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.4              62.7     1.7     66.1
AVG. MINIMUM     43.0              38.4     4.6     42.2
MEAN             53.7              50.5     3.2     54.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               1.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              27.7    -8.7       18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.52   1975
 MINIMUM         5.31   1969
TOTALS          15.46             11.45    4.01     8.88
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.12    0.05     0.10
DAYS >= .01        45              37.0     8.0       44
DAYS >= .10        31              24.0     7.0       23
DAYS >= .50        11               8.0     3.0        4
DAYS >= 1.00        4               2.3     1.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.40                               1.10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            1.1                                1.6
DAYS >= TRACE      11                                  8
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.8                                1.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1074              1360    -286     1019
COOLING TOTAL      54                29      25       46
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/270    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/270    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             14     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               18     RAIN                      31
LIGHT RAIN               50     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      2
FOG                      31     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
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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