Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
554 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2016

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            61   01/31                         61
LOWEST              7   01/20                          0
AVG. MAXIMUM     39.6              41.5    -1.9     41.0
AVG. MINIMUM     19.0              21.4    -2.4     22.1
MEAN             29.3              31.5    -2.2     31.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               6.5    -1.5        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              27.1     2.9       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.6    -0.6        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.74   2013
 MINIMUM         0.60   1981
TOTALS           2.44              3.08   -0.64     1.30
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.04
DAYS >= .01        11              10.7     0.3        9
DAYS >= .10         6               6.2    -0.2        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.11                               0.63

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           14.2                                1.1
DAYS >= TRACE      10                                 12
DAYS >= 1.0         2                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     11.0                                0.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1101              1040      61     1031
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/320    DATE  01/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  01/23

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      1
FOG                       9     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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