Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
614 AM EST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   01/25/1943
                        01/14/1932
 LOW              -11   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            71   01/25                         63
LOWEST              9   01/09                         12
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.5              45.6     3.9     42.6
AVG. MINIMUM     33.7              27.5     6.2     24.3
MEAN             41.6              36.6     5.0     33.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               3.5    -0.5        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     13              20.6    -7.6       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.97   1998
 MINIMUM         0.29   1981
TOTALS           4.10              2.92    1.18     2.99
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.09    0.04     0.10
DAYS >= .01        17               8.7     8.3        7
DAYS >= .10         8               5.5     2.5        6
DAYS >= .50         2               2.2    -0.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.01                               1.54

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            4.5                               13.5
DAYS >= TRACE       5                                  8
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      4.0                               11.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     717               882    -165      970
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/290    DATE  01/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/290    DATE  01/31

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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