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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
931 AM EST WED JAN 4 2017

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              80   12/06/1998
 LOW              -12   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            66   12/27                         76
LOWEST             14   12/16                         26
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.5              47.9     0.6     58.9
AVG. MINIMUM     32.1              30.1     2.0     40.8
MEAN             40.3              39.0     1.3     49.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               1.9    -0.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              18.8    -4.8       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.22   2009
 MINIMUM         0.18   1965
TOTALS           2.79              2.94   -0.15     4.55
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.09    0.00     0.15
DAYS >= .01         9               9.0     0.0       14
DAYS >= .10         5               5.8    -0.8        9
DAYS >= .50         1               2.3    -1.3        5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.62                               1.24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T                                  T
DAYS >= TRACE       2                                  1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        T                                  T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     759               806     -47      461
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/290    DATE  12/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/310    DATE  12/30

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     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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PW



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