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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
508 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016


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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         56   1233 AM  96    1930  73    -17       84
  MINIMUM         48   1150 AM  33    1966  50     -2       55
  AVERAGE         52                        62    -10       70

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.69          1.40 1958   0.12   0.57     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.01                      0.58   1.43     0.18
  SINCE MAR 1      5.39                      7.41  -2.02     9.49
  SINCE JAN 1     13.62                     13.22   0.40    13.41

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0                                       0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                                       0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.0                                       1.9
  SINCE JUL 1     23.0                                      21.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           13                         5      8        0
  MONTH TO DATE   17                        26     -9       20
  SINCE MAR 1    596                       853   -257      800
  SINCE JUL 1   3430                      4058   -628     4229

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        5
  MONTH TO DATE   10                         6      4        5
  SINCE MAR 1     59                        35     24       11
  SINCE JAN 1     59                        35     24       11
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           600 AM
 LOWEST     66          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        97      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        35      1973


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   620 AM EDT   SUNSET   813 PM EDT
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   619 AM EDT   SUNSET   814 PM EDT


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




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