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 DANVILLE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   07/10/1990
                        08/23/1983
                        07/14/1954
 LOW               -5   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            97   07/26
LOWEST             13   02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.0              68.5     2.5
AVG. MINIMUM     48.6              48.5     0.1
MEAN             59.8              58.5     1.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     44              29.2    14.8
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               4.8     2.2
DAYS MIN <= 32     82              74.9     7.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        60.03   1996
 MINIMUM        28.66   2001
TOTALS          46.83             44.41    2.42
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.12    0.01
DAYS >= .01       124             114.7     9.3
DAYS >= .10        71              74.3    -3.3
DAYS >= .50        36              31.3     4.7
DAYS >= 1.00       11              11.9    -0.9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.81

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           11.1
DAYS >= TRACE       8
DAYS >= 1.0         2
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      7.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3432              3815    -383
COOLING TOTAL    1651              1440     211
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/330    DATE  07/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/350    DATE  07/08

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             53     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               52     RAIN                      61
LIGHT RAIN              144     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      1
FOG                     170     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     30
HAZE                      1

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

REMARKS:
DUE TO A SENSOR FAILURE CAUSING MISSING TEMPERATURES ON FEBRUARY
25...ALL TEMPERATURE AND HEATING DEGREE DAY INFORMATION WILL BE
CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THIS DATE.

$$

PW



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