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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
545 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   03/19/1945
 LOW                9   03/10/1996
                        03/15/1993
HIGHEST            77   03/11                         77
LOWEST             13   03/04                         22
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.9              58.0    -3.1     51.4
AVG. MINIMUM     32.5              36.7    -4.2     33.1
MEAN             43.7              47.3    -3.6     42.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.3     0.7
DAYS MIN <= 32     16               9.7     6.3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.91   1993
 MINIMUM         0.35   2006
TOTALS           2.76              3.46   -0.70     3.40
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.11   -0.02     0.11
DAYS >= .01        13              10.4     2.6
DAYS >= .10         7               6.6     0.4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.2    -0.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.89   03/03 TO 03/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            5.6                                8.0
SINCE 7/1        28.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     650               552      98
 SINCE 7/1       4052              3757     295
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5
 SINCE 1/1          0                 5      -5
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/300    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/280    DATE  03/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      2
FOG                      11     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.

REMARKS:
DUE TO A PROBLEM WITH THE ASOS TEMPERATURE SENSOR ON AUGUST 26-28
AND SEPTEMBER 23...THE SEASONAL TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL FOR
HDD WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THOSE DATES.

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