Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
545 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   03/31/1985
 LOW                2   03/11/1969
HIGHEST            72   03/11                         70
LOWEST             12   03/04                         16
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.7              53.3    -1.6     45.1
AVG. MINIMUM     27.1              29.8    -2.7     26.6
MEAN             39.4              41.6    -2.2     35.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               1.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              19.2     3.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.33   1975
 MINIMUM         0.69   2006
TOTALS           2.42              3.64   -1.22     3.32
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.12   -0.04     0.11
DAYS >= .01        13              11.3     1.7
DAYS >= .10         7               7.4    -0.4
DAYS >= .50         1               2.6    -1.6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.71   03/03 TO 03/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            7.3                                4.9
SINCE 7/1        34.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     787               727      60
 SINCE 7/1       4968              4775     193
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/310    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  03/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      3
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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