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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
751 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE DANVILLE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              91   03/13/1990
 LOW                8   03/06/1960
HIGHEST            83   03/16                16
LOWEST             19   03/07               -11
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.0              59.1     1.9     56.2
AVG. MINIMUM     38.0              38.2    -0.2     31.7
MEAN             49.5              48.7     0.8     44.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MIN <= 32      7               8.4    -1.4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.43   1975
 MINIMUM         0.56   2006
TOTALS           2.12              4.11   -1.99     3.20
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.13   -0.05     0.10
DAYS >= .01         8              10.3    -2.3
DAYS >= .10         5               7.0    -2.0
DAYS >= .50         1               2.9    -1.9
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.00   03/05 TO 03/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T                                5.5
SINCE 7/1         9.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     472               510     -38
 SINCE 7/1       3566              3511      55
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3
 SINCE 1/1          0                 3      -3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/250    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/240    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

REMARKS: DUE TO EQUIPMENT FAILURE RESULTING IN MISSING TEMPERATURE
DATA ON FEBRUARY 15...THE SEASONAL TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL
FOR HDD WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THIS DATE. ALSO...DUE
TO A TIPPING BUCKET FAILURE RESULTING IN MISSING PRECIPITATION DATA
ON MARCH 14 AND 19-20...ALL TOTALS AND DEPARTURES FROM NORMAL FOR
PRECIPITATION WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THOSE DATES.

JDR

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