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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1026 AM EDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   05/31/2011
 LOW               24   05/10/1966
HIGHEST            80   05/31                         87
LOWEST             34   05/16                         40
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.6              72.1    -5.5     77.7
AVG. MINIMUM     49.5              53.2    -3.7     57.2
MEAN             58.0              62.6    -4.6     67.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.97   2001
 MINIMUM         1.40   1969
TOTALS           6.26              4.31    1.95     1.82
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.14    0.06     0.06
DAYS >= .01        21              14.6     6.4       10
DAYS >= .10        15               9.6     5.4        4
DAYS >= .50         5               2.8     2.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.9     1.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.49                               0.71

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                                0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0                                0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     231               136      95       63
COOLING TOTAL      22                63     -41      146
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/290    DATE  05/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/300    DATE  05/10

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                      14
LIGHT RAIN               22     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
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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