Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1026 AM EDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   05/22/1941
 LOW               30   05/02/1943
HIGHEST            86   05/27                         88
                        05/25
LOWEST             44   05/16                         44
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.9              75.7    -1.8     80.7
AVG. MINIMUM     54.7              53.4     1.3     57.1
MEAN             64.3              64.6    -0.3     68.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.5    -0.5        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        10.13   2003
 MINIMUM         0.63   1914
TOTALS           6.12              4.06    2.06     1.75
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.13    0.07     0.06
DAYS >= .01        16              12.1     3.9        9
DAYS >= .10        10               7.8     2.2        4
DAYS >= .50         4               2.8     1.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.9     1.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.57                               0.62

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      92               101      -9       35
COOLING TOTAL      76                87     -11      162
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/030    DATE  05/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/020    DATE  05/11

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     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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