Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
623 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   01/30/2002
 LOW              -18   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            61   01/04                         56
LOWEST              0   01/08                         -5
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.0              41.5    -0.5     37.5
AVG. MINIMUM     22.1              21.4     0.7     13.9
MEAN             31.6              31.5     0.1     25.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               6.5    -3.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              27.1     0.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.6     0.4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.74   2013
 MINIMUM         0.60   1981
TOTALS           1.30              3.08   -1.78     1.65
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.10   -0.06     0.05
DAYS >= .01         9              10.7    -1.7
DAYS >= .10         4               6.2    -2.2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.63   01/23 TO 01/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            1.1                                6.5
SINCE 7/1         4.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1031              1040      -9
 SINCE 7/1       3051              3187    -136
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/300    DATE  01/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/300    DATE  01/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      4
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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