Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
835 AM EST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   01/12/2013
                        01/01/1985
                        08/23/1983
 LOW              -21   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            63   01/12                         60
LOWEST             -5   01/07                          1
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.7              42.1    -5.4     45.4
AVG. MINIMUM     19.5              26.3    -6.8     31.3
MEAN             28.1              34.2    -6.1     38.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               6.5     4.5        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              21.3     1.7       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               0.5     2.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.97   1996
 MINIMUM         0.72   1981
TOTALS           1.49              2.90   -1.41     4.25
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.09   -0.04     0.14
DAYS >= .01         8              13.7    -5.7       21
DAYS >= .10         3               6.7    -3.7       11
DAYS >= .50         1               2.0    -1.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.91                               1.55

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            5.2                               10.4
DAYS >= TRACE      16                                  8
DAYS >= 1.0         4                                  3
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5                                3.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1135               955     180      817
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/260    DATE  01/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/260    DATE  01/23

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      1
FOG                      16     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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