Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
914 AM EST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   01/12/2013
                        01/01/1985
                        08/23/1983
 LOW              -21   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            60   01/25                         59
                        01/16
                        01/12
LOWEST              1   01/09                          6
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.4              42.1     3.3     41.3
AVG. MINIMUM     31.3              26.3     5.0     23.8
MEAN             38.3              34.2     4.1     33.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               6.5     0.5        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              21.3    -5.3       21
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.97   1996
 MINIMUM         0.72   1981
TOTALS           4.25              2.90    1.35     1.85
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.09    0.05     0.06
DAYS >= .01        21              13.7     7.3       12
DAYS >= .10        11               6.7     4.3        6
DAYS >= .50         3               2.0     1.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.55                               0.78

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           10.4                               18.6
DAYS >= TRACE       8                                 12
DAYS >= 1.0         3                                  3
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      3.8                                8.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     817               955    -138      792
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/250    DATE  01/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/270    DATE  01/31

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     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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