Climatological Report (Seasonal)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
937 AM EST TUE MAR 1 2016

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   02/26/1977
 LOW              -21   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            74   12/27                         64
LOWEST              0   02/14                         -7
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.9              44.2     2.7     41.2
AVG. MINIMUM     31.4              28.3     3.1     24.8
MEAN             39.2              36.2     3.0     33.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     15              15.4    -0.4       16
DAYS MIN <= 32     47              57.3   -10.3       64
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.9     0.1        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.72   1993
 MINIMUM         4.38   1980
TOTALS           8.65              8.57    0.08     5.95
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.07
DAYS >= .01        45              40.3     4.7       38
DAYS >= .10        20              20.7    -0.7       16
DAYS >= .50         6               5.4     0.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.88                               0.80

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           32.2                               31.8
DAYS >= TRACE      27                                 43
DAYS >= 1.0         7                                  7
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      8.2                                8.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2091              2589    -498     2835
COOLING TOTAL       3                 0       3        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/250    DATE  02/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/260    DATE  02/24

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               30     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      10
LIGHT SNOW               27     SLEET                      0
FOG                      44     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     13
HAZE                      3

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

REMARKS:
DUE TO A SENSOR FAILURE CAUSING MISSING TEMPERATURES ON DECEMBER 20-
21...JANUARY 19-20...AND JANUARY 22-25...THE SEASONAL HEATING DEGREE
DAY TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA
FROM THESE DATES.

$$

PW



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