Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
615 AM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   12/04/1982
 LOW              -13   12/23/1989
                        12/25/1983
HIGHEST            64   12/27                 9
LOWEST             20   12/31                 3
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.2              44.9     1.3     48.8
AVG. MINIMUM     32.8              29.5     3.3     32.7
MEAN             39.5              37.2     2.3     40.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               4.8    -3.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              18.8    -3.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.00   2013
 MINIMUM         0.28   1965
TOTALS           2.39              2.91   -0.52     5.00
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.09   -0.01     0.16
DAYS >= .01        17              13.5     3.5
DAYS >= .10         8               7.4     0.6
DAYS >= .50         0               2.0    -2.0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.47   12/01 TO 12/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.9                                0.7
SINCE 7/1         5.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     783               862     -79
 SINCE 7/1       1868              1765     103
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        827               853     -26
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/250    DATE  12/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/260    DATE  12/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                      0

-  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 CAUSING A MISSING LOW TEMPERATURE ON
MAY 30...THE SEASONAL TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL FOR CDD
WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THAT DATE.

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