Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
907 AM EST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   06/29/2012
 LOW              -21   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            90   07/17
                        07/16
LOWEST             10   02/02
                        01/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.1              63.4    -0.3
AVG. MINIMUM     46.0              46.1    -0.1
MEAN             54.5              54.8    -0.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               3.3    -1.3
DAYS MAX <= 32     16              17.5    -1.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     94              80.9    13.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.9    -0.9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        54.58   2004
 MINIMUM        30.07   1969
TOTALS          42.01             39.63    2.38
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01
DAYS >= .01       178             149.3    28.7
DAYS >= .10       104              85.2    18.8
DAYS >= .50        27              26.0     1.0
DAYS >= 1.00        4               6.6    -2.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.89

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           43.4
SINCE 7/1         4.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      62
DAYS >= 1.0        14
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9
 24 HR TOTAL      9.4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4623              4588      35
 SINCE 7/1       1697              1765     -68
COOLING TOTAL     938               854      84
 SINCE 1/1        938               853      85
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/270    DATE  06/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/290    DATE  06/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          131
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            135
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         95

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             41     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               38     RAIN                      75
LIGHT RAIN              177     FREEZING RAIN              7
LT FREEZING RAIN         15     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                      11
LIGHT SNOW               62     SLEET                      3
FOG                     168     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     49
HAZE                     45

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

REMARKS: DUE TO A POWER FAILURE ON APRIL 5-6 AND JUNE 14-16...ALL
TEMPERATURE COMPUTATIONS...INCLUDING HDD AND CDD...WILL BE
CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THOSE DATES.

ALSO...DUE TO A PROBLEM WITH THE ASOS RAIN GAUGE ON MAY 11-12...ALL
TOTALS AND DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL FOR PRECIPITATION WILL BE
CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THOSE DATES.

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