Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
851 AM EDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2015 TO 5/31/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   05/31/2011
 LOW                2   03/11/1969
HIGHEST            85   05/11                         88
LOWEST              4   03/06                         12
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.5              62.7     2.8     64.5
AVG. MINIMUM     42.1              38.4     3.7     38.9
MEAN             53.8              50.5     3.3     51.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               1.1     0.9        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              27.7   -11.7       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.52   1975
 MINIMUM         5.31   1969
TOTALS          12.11             11.45    0.66     9.20
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.12    0.01     0.10
DAYS >= .01        38              37.0     1.0       30
DAYS >= .10        26              24.0     2.0       19
DAYS >= .50         9               8.0     1.0        5
DAYS >= 1.00        2               2.3    -0.3        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.36                               1.97

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            4.4                                7.3
DAYS >= TRACE       8                                 13
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      4.2                                3.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1083              1360    -277     1263
COOLING TOTAL      76                29      47       58
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/310    DATE  03/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/330    DATE  04/08

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             13     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               16     RAIN                      24
LIGHT RAIN               48     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      1
FOG                      35     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     12
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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