Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
950 AM EST WED JAN 4 2017

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   06/29/2012
 LOW              -21   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            89   07/24
                        07/23
LOWEST              0   02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.6              63.4    -0.8
AVG. MINIMUM     45.2              46.1    -0.9
MEAN             53.9              54.8    -0.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               3.3    -3.3
DAYS MAX <= 32     21              17.5     3.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     89              80.9     8.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.9     0.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        54.58   2004
 MINIMUM        30.07   1969
TOTALS          34.83             39.63   -4.80
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.11   -0.02
DAYS >= .01       141             149.3    -8.3
DAYS >= .10        78              85.2    -7.2
DAYS >= .50        18              26.0    -8.0
DAYS >= 1.00        6               6.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.75

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           40.6
DAYS >= TRACE      47
DAYS >= 1.0        10
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      8.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4463              4588    -125
COOLING TOTAL     737               854    -117
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/240    DATE  07/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/240    DATE  07/28

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             39     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               44     RAIN                      77
LIGHT RAIN              149     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                6     SNOW                      14
LIGHT SNOW               46     SLEET                      1
FOG                     162     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     44
HAZE                      7

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

REMARKS:
DUE TO A POWER OUTAGE CAUSING A MISSING HIGH TEMPERATURE ON NOVEMBER
10...ALL TEMPERATURE AND HEATING DEGREE DAY INFORMATION WILL BE
CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THIS DATE.

$$

PW



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