Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   12/06/2001
                        12/16/1984
 LOW              -10   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            59   12/27                         73
                        12/18
LOWEST             10   12/16                         20
                        12/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.7              43.8     0.9     56.9
AVG. MINIMUM     27.9              23.8     4.1     36.5
MEAN             36.3              33.8     2.5     46.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               5.0    -2.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              25.4    -2.4       12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.66   2009
 MINIMUM         0.18   1965
TOTALS           3.09              2.95    0.14     5.02
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.16
DAYS >= .01        13              10.6     2.4       14
DAYS >= .10         6               6.3    -0.3        9
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0        5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.32                               1.08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.7                                  T
DAYS >= TRACE       7                                  1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7                                  T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     880               967     -87      558
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/300    DATE  12/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/030    DATE  12/29

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      1
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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