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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
502 AM EDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   04/02/2010
 LOW               14   04/07/1982
HIGHEST            86   04/29                         83
LOWEST             29   04/09                         19
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.3              63.3     5.0     66.5
AVG. MINIMUM     45.7              38.2     7.5     39.5
MEAN             57.0              50.7     6.3     53.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               7.3    -5.3        8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.75   1987
 MINIMUM         0.74   2001
TOTALS           5.92              3.48    2.44     1.75
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.12    0.08     0.06
DAYS >= .01        16              12.2     3.8       11
DAYS >= .10        12               7.7     4.3        6
DAYS >= .50         4               2.3     1.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.40                               0.41

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.1                                0.6
DAYS >= TRACE       3                                  4
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1                                0.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     251               430    -179      362
COOLING TOTAL      19                 3      16       10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/310    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/310    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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