Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1033 AM EDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2016 TO 5/31/2016...

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              92   05/31/2011
 LOW                2   03/11/1969
HIGHEST            83   05/28                         85
                        05/27
                        04/18
LOWEST             19   04/10                          4
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.1              62.7     3.4     65.5
AVG. MINIMUM     42.2              38.4     3.8     42.1
MEAN             54.2              50.5     3.7     53.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.1    -1.1        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              27.7    -9.7       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.52   1975
 MINIMUM         5.31   1969
TOTALS           8.88             11.45   -2.57    12.11
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.12   -0.02     0.13
DAYS >= .01        44              37.0     7.0       38
DAYS >= .10        23              24.0    -1.0       26
DAYS >= .50         4               8.0    -4.0        9
DAYS >= 1.00        1               2.3    -1.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.10                               1.36

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            1.6                                4.4
DAYS >= TRACE       8                                  8
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0                                4.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1019              1360    -341     1083
COOLING TOTAL      46                29      17       76
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/280    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/310    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               13     RAIN                      29
LIGHT RAIN               52     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      31     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     14
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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