Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
639 AM EDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2018

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            79   03/29                         80
LOWEST             26   03/24                         16
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.2              58.0    -5.8     59.2
AVG. MINIMUM     34.0              36.7    -2.7     37.9
MEAN             43.1              47.3    -4.2     48.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     16               9.7     6.3       13
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.91   1993
 MINIMUM         0.35   2006
TOTALS           3.38              3.46   -0.08     2.32
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.11    0.00     0.07
DAYS >= .01        16              10.4     5.6        9
DAYS >= .10         8               6.6     1.4        8
DAYS >= .50         1               2.2    -1.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.02                               0.97

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           10.6                                0.1
DAYS >= TRACE      11                                  5
DAYS >= 1.0         4                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      3.7                                0.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     668               552     116      504
COOLING TOTAL       0                 5      -5        2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/310    DATE  03/02

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP                 0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                         4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN                0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                         0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                         3
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                        1
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE        2
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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