Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
738 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2016 TO 2/28/2017...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   02/28/1918
 LOW              -12   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            78   02/12                         76
LOWEST              9   01/09                          9
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.8              47.6     5.2     49.4
AVG. MINIMUM     34.0              29.1     4.9     31.8
MEAN             43.2              38.3     4.9     40.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               6.7    -2.7        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     38              56.9   -18.9       53
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.34   1997
 MINIMUM         3.32   1980
TOTALS           7.43              8.75   -1.32    12.78
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.14
DAYS >= .01        32              27.1     4.9       32
DAYS >= .10        16              16.9    -0.9       22
DAYS >= .50         3               6.4    -3.4       12
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.9     0.1        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.01                               1.82

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            4.5                               22.0
DAYS >= TRACE       8                                 19
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  4
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      4.0                               11.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1936              2401    -465     2192
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/300    DATE  02/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/310    DATE  12/30

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               37     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      32     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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