Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
540 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   08/23/1983
 LOW               36   08/29/1986
HIGHEST            85   08/31                         83
                        08/30
                        08/28
LOWEST             49   08/16                         47
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.9              81.4    -3.5     78.3
AVG. MINIMUM     59.5              58.7     0.8     59.4
MEAN             68.7              70.0    -1.3     68.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.8    -1.8
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.46   1985
 MINIMUM         0.87   2002
TOTALS           5.95              3.59    2.36     1.96
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.12    0.07     0.06
DAYS >= .01        15              10.5     4.5
DAYS >= .10         9               6.5     2.5
DAYS >= .50         3               2.5     0.5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.40   08/09 TO 08/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                                0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       3                12      -9
 SINCE 7/1         11                18      -7
COOLING TOTAL     126               168     -42
 SINCE 1/1        530               512      18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              2.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    17/310    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    24/350    DATE  08/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     84

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      26     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
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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