Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
528 AM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   12/27/2015
                        12/04/1982
                        08/23/1983
 LOW              -13   12/23/1989
                        12/25/1983
HIGHEST            61   12/23                         64
LOWEST              1   12/28                          6
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.3              44.9    -4.6     43.1
AVG. MINIMUM     25.3              29.5    -4.2     26.7
MEAN             32.8              37.2    -4.4     34.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9               4.8     4.2        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              18.8     2.2       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.00   2013
 MINIMUM         0.28   1965
TOTALS           0.96              2.91   -1.95     3.20
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.09   -0.06     0.10
DAYS >= .01         5              13.5    -8.5       11
DAYS >= .10         3               7.4    -4.4        6
DAYS >= .50         0               2.0    -2.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.48                               1.51

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            3.7                                5.9
DAYS >= TRACE       9                                 10
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      1.8                                3.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     992               862     130      924
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/270    DATE  12/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/250    DATE  12/13

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     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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