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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
146 AM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              90   03/19/1945
 LOW                9   03/10/1996
                        03/15/1993
HIGHEST            83   03/16                         77
LOWEST             25   03/03                         11
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.7              58.0     6.7     57.0
AVG. MINIMUM     43.5              36.7     6.8     37.5
MEAN             54.1              47.3     6.8     47.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        1
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               9.7    -3.7        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.91   1993
 MINIMUM         0.35   2006
TOTALS           2.25              3.46   -1.21     4.32
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.11   -0.04     0.14
DAYS >= .01        11              10.4     0.6       12
DAYS >= .10         6               6.6    -0.6        8
DAYS >= .50         1               2.2    -1.2        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.03                               1.26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            1.0                                1.9
DAYS >= TRACE       2                                  2
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0                                1.9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     339               552    -213      544
COOLING TOTAL      10                 5       5        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/300    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/300    DATE  03/28

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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