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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
931 AM EST WED JAN 4 2017

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...THE DANVILLE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   12/09/1998
                        12/07/1998
 LOW                2   12/26/1983
                        12/12/1958
HIGHEST            71   12/18                         77
LOWEST             15   12/16                         25
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.2              49.6     1.6     62.4
AVG. MINIMUM     30.9              30.5     0.4     42.4
MEAN             41.0              40.1     0.9     52.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.8     0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              19.7    -3.7        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.98   1958
 MINIMUM         0.18   1980
TOTALS           1.62              3.27   -1.65     5.56
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.11   -0.06     0.18
DAYS >= .01         7               9.6    -2.6       12
DAYS >= .10         4               6.0    -2.0        9
DAYS >= .50         1               2.6    -1.6        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.82                               1.87

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                                0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0                                0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     734               773     -39      391
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       11
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/320    DATE  12/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/300    DATE  12/29

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

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


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