Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
835 AM EST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   01/30/2002
 LOW              -18   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            64   01/12                         64
LOWEST                  01/07                          5
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.2              41.5    -1.3     46.0
AVG. MINIMUM     18.1              21.4    -3.3     29.9
MEAN             29.1              31.5    -2.4     38.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10               6.5     3.5        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              27.1    -1.1       15
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.6     0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.74   2013
 MINIMUM         0.60   1981
TOTALS           1.60              3.08   -1.48     4.50
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.10   -0.05     0.15
DAYS >= .01         9              10.7    -1.7       20
DAYS >= .10         6               6.2    -0.2       12
DAYS >= .50         0               1.9    -1.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.38                               1.42

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            2.2                                5.9
DAYS >= TRACE      13                                  8
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      2.1                                4.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1103              1040      63      828
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/320    DATE  01/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  01/04

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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