Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
541 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   02/27/1977
 LOW              -12   02/04/1970
HIGHEST            71   02/24                         65
                        02/12
LOWEST             13   02/04                          5
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.4              44.9    10.5     42.6
AVG. MINIMUM     30.5              23.6     6.9     25.6
MEAN             42.9              34.2     8.7     34.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               3.9    -2.9        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              23.8    -3.8       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.31   2003
 MINIMUM         0.36   1968
TOTALS           1.28              2.81   -1.53     4.70
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.10   -0.05     0.16
DAYS >= .01         7              10.6    -3.6       12
DAYS >= .10         5               6.6    -1.6        8
DAYS >= .50         0               1.6    -1.6        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.39                               1.06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T                                9.8
DAYS >= TRACE       4                                 14
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        T                                6.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     611               861    -250      888
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/310    DATE  02/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/300    DATE  02/13

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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