Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
623 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   01/25/1943
                        01/14/1932
 LOW              -11   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            64   01/20                         59
                        01/04
LOWEST              5   01/08                          1
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.0              45.6    -0.6     40.5
AVG. MINIMUM     26.5              27.5    -1.0     19.8
MEAN             35.8              36.6    -0.8     30.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               3.5    -1.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              20.6     2.4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.97   1998
 MINIMUM         0.29   1981
TOTALS           1.31              2.92   -1.61     1.81
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.09   -0.05     0.06
DAYS >= .01         9               8.7     0.3
DAYS >= .10         4               5.5    -1.5
DAYS >= .50         0               2.2    -2.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.50   01/23 TO 01/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.2                                3.4
SINCE 7/1         0.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     897               882      15
 SINCE 7/1       2472              2492     -20
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  01/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/310    DATE  01/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      2
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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