Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
833 AM EDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   05/31/2011
 LOW               23   05/05/1973
HIGHEST            85   05/11                         88
LOWEST             36   05/03                         37
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.5              71.4     6.1     76.0
AVG. MINIMUM     51.9              47.2     4.7     50.1
MEAN             64.7              59.3     5.4     63.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.2    -1.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.75   1971
 MINIMUM         0.92   1969
TOTALS           2.24              4.33   -2.09     2.68
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.14   -0.07     0.09
DAYS >= .01        10              13.5    -3.5        7
DAYS >= .10         4               8.9    -4.9        4
DAYS >= .50         2               3.1    -1.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.91                               1.97

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                                0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0                                0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      78               203    -125      111
COOLING TOTAL      76                26      50       58
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    17/300    DATE  05/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    25/300    DATE  05/21

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
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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