Climatological Report (Seasonal)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
851 AM EDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2015 TO 5/31/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   05/31/2011
 LOW               -2   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            87   05/11                         87
LOWEST              7   03/06                         10
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.4              63.7     2.7     66.0
AVG. MINIMUM     46.6              44.9     1.7     44.4
MEAN             56.5              54.3     2.2     55.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               1.3     0.7        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              14.1    -4.1       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.42   2011
 MINIMUM         5.68   1969
TOTALS          12.23             11.16    1.07     7.53
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.12    0.01     0.08
DAYS >= .01        42              42.4    -0.4       33
DAYS >= .10        22              25.0    -3.0       18
DAYS >= .50         8               7.2     0.8        4
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.9     1.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.45                               1.83

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            3.1                                9.4
DAYS >= TRACE       6                                 12
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  4
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      2.6                                3.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     915              1072    -157     1017
COOLING TOTAL     157                90      67      129
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/240    DATE  04/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/280    DATE  04/20

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             12     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                      19
LIGHT RAIN               47     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      1
FOG                      33     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                      9

-  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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