Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1034 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2014 TO 2/28/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   02/28/1918
 LOW              -12   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            69   02/08
                        12/01
LOWEST              0   02/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.3              47.6    -2.3
AVG. MINIMUM     27.1              29.1    -2.0
MEAN             36.2              38.3    -2.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10               6.7     3.3
DAYS MIN <= 32     61              56.9     4.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.3     0.7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.34   1997
 MINIMUM         3.32   1980
TOTALS           6.46              8.75   -2.29
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.10   -0.03
DAYS >= .01        35              27.1     7.9
DAYS >= .10        15              16.9    -1.9
DAYS >= .50         4               6.4    -2.4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.9    -0.9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           19.3
SINCE 7/1        19.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE      21
DAYS >= 1.0         4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        12
 24 HR TOTAL      7.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2551              2401     150
 SINCE 7/1       3429              3205     224
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/320
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/310

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             32
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         29

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               31     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               20     SLEET                      4
FOG                      29     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      1

-  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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