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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
513 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   08/21/1983
                        08/05/1930
 LOW               42   08/30/1986
                        08/29/1986
HIGHEST            93   08/05                         90
                        08/04
LOWEST             56   08/26                         55
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.4              85.8    -0.4     80.3
AVG. MINIMUM     65.3              65.0     0.3     63.6
MEAN             75.3              75.4    -0.1     71.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               7.6    -3.6        1
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         9.54   1984
 MINIMUM         0.74   1995
TOTALS           3.09              3.56   -0.47     6.53
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.11   -0.01     0.21
DAYS >= .01         8               9.3    -1.3       13
DAYS >= .10         6               5.7     0.3        8
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0        5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.81                               1.97

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       0                 1      -1        0
COOLING TOTAL     330               324       6      220
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/290    DATE  08/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/290    DATE  08/11

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

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PW


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