Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
950 AM EST WED JAN 4 2017

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   08/23/1983
                        07/15/1954
 LOW              -18   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            93   07/24
LOWEST              5   02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.3              63.2     2.1
AVG. MINIMUM     43.5              40.1     3.4
MEAN             54.5              51.6     2.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               4.4    -0.4
DAYS MAX <= 32     15              16.9    -1.9
DAYS MIN <= 32    111             129.2   -18.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.1    -1.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        57.63   1972
 MINIMUM        26.95   1963
TOTALS          42.04             40.89    1.15
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01
DAYS >= .01       141             130.1    10.9
DAYS >= .10        81              82.1    -1.1
DAYS >= .50        29              27.8     1.2
DAYS >= 1.00       11               8.4     2.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.80

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           26.3
DAYS >= TRACE      41
DAYS >= 1.0         5
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     11.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4673              5445    -772
COOLING TOTAL     914               574     340
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/320    DATE  01/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/310    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             28     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               47     RAIN                      88
LIGHT RAIN              161     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               41     SLEET                      2
FOG                     167     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     63
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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PW



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