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

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   08/21/1983
                        07/10/1936
                        08/05/1930
 LOW              -12   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            98   07/26
LOWEST              9   02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.8              67.3     1.5
AVG. MINIMUM     48.9              46.6     2.3
MEAN             58.9              57.0     1.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     39              25.1    13.9
DAYS MAX <= 32     10               7.0     3.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     74              78.0    -4.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        57.84   1948
 MINIMUM        25.67   1963
TOTALS          46.81             41.25    5.56
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.11    0.02
DAYS >= .01       116             115.9     0.1
DAYS >= .10        76              72.2     3.8
DAYS >= .50        32              27.7     4.3
DAYS >= 1.00       15               9.8     5.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.95

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           23.0
DAYS >= TRACE      24
DAYS >= 1.0         5
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     11.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3689              4143    -454
COOLING TOTAL    1563              1210     353
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/330    DATE  07/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/320    DATE  07/08

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             38     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               38     RAIN                      64
LIGHT RAIN              144     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               24     SLEET                      2
FOG                     113     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     15
HAZE                      5

-  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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