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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
623 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2015

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            64   01/04                13
LOWEST             -2   01/08               -16
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.4              42.1    -0.7     38.9
AVG. MINIMUM     24.6              26.3    -1.7     18.1
MEAN             33.0              34.2    -1.2     28.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               6.5    -1.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              21.3     2.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.5     0.5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.97   1996
 MINIMUM         0.72   1981
TOTALS           1.48              2.90   -1.42     1.57
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.09   -0.04     0.05
DAYS >= .01         9              13.7    -4.7
DAYS >= .10         3               6.7    -3.7
DAYS >= .50         1               2.0    -1.0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.65   01/23 TO 01/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            2.1                               15.9
SINCE 7/1         7.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     982               955      27
 SINCE 7/1       2850              2720     130
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/240    DATE  01/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/250    DATE  01/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               16     SLEET                      3
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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