Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
245 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/27/1957
 LOW               15   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            88   04/18                         80
LOWEST             25   04/10                         32
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.3              68.0     2.3     67.8
AVG. MINIMUM     45.8              45.3     0.5     46.4
MEAN             58.0              56.7     1.3     57.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               1.8     1.2        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.35   1987
 MINIMUM         0.48   1976
TOTALS           1.13              3.37   -2.24     4.99
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.11   -0.07     0.17
DAYS >= .01         8              10.3    -2.3       14
DAYS >= .10         5               6.0    -1.0        9
DAYS >= .50         0               2.0    -2.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.26                               1.84

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T                                0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       2                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        T                                0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     240               275     -35      236
COOLING TOTAL      39                24      15        6
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/310    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/330    DATE  04/03

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     53

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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