Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED THUNDERSTORM DAYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
323 AM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE DANVILLE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   07/10/1990
                        08/23/1983
                        07/14/1954
 LOW               -5   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            95   08/05
                        06/23
                        06/16
LOWEST              3   02/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.9              68.5     2.4
AVG. MINIMUM     49.1              48.5     0.6
MEAN             60.0              58.5     1.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     36              29.2     6.8
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               4.8     0.2
DAYS MIN <= 32     73              74.9    -1.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        60.03   1996
 MINIMUM        28.66   2001
TOTALS          52.04             44.41    7.63
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.12    0.02
DAYS >= .01       125             114.7    10.3
DAYS >= .10        80              74.3     5.7
DAYS >= .50        38              31.3     6.7
DAYS >= 1.00       17              11.9     5.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            9.8
DAYS >= TRACE      12
DAYS >= 1.0         2
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      6.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3291              3815    -524
COOLING TOTAL    1654              1440     214
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/270    DATE  02/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/270    DATE  02/14

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             47     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               45     RAIN                      59
LIGHT RAIN              147     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      4
FOG                     175     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     22
HAZE                      7

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

REMARKS:
DUE TO A TIPPING BUCKET FAILURE CAUSING MISSING PRECIPITATION ON
MARCH 14 AND 19-20...THE ANNUAL PRECIPITATION TOTAL AND DEPARTURE
FROM NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THESE DATES.

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