Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
907 AM EST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   08/23/1983
                        07/15/1954
 LOW              -18   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            89   07/16
LOWEST              8   02/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.7              63.2    -1.5
AVG. MINIMUM     41.4              40.1     1.3
MEAN             51.5              51.6    -0.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               4.4    -4.4
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              16.9    -2.9
DAYS MIN <= 32    131             129.2     1.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.1    -1.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        57.63   1972
 MINIMUM        26.95   1963
TOTALS          51.60             40.89   10.71
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.11    0.03
DAYS >= .01       151             130.1    20.9
DAYS >= .10        88              82.1     5.9
DAYS >= .50        29              27.8     1.2
DAYS >= 1.00       13               8.4     4.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.73

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           25.5
SINCE 7/1         0.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      57
DAYS >= 1.0         6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7
 24 HR TOTAL      7.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5358              5445     -87
 SINCE 7/1       2095              2147     -52
COOLING TOTAL     568               574      -6
 SINCE 1/1        568               573      -5
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/290    DATE  06/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/290    DATE  06/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          140
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            136
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         87

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             37     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               36     RAIN                      80
LIGHT RAIN              167     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN         16     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               51     SLEET                     11
FOG                     180     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     52
HAZE                      3

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

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