Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
639 AM EDT SUN APR 1 2018

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   03/31/1985
 LOW                2   03/11/1969
HIGHEST            73   03/29                         74
LOWEST             21   03/15                         11
                        03/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.1              53.3    -5.2     54.2
AVG. MINIMUM     28.6              29.8    -1.2     32.3
MEAN             38.4              41.6    -3.2     43.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               1.0     0.0        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              19.2     5.8       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.33   1975
 MINIMUM         0.69   2006
TOTALS           4.66              3.64    1.02     3.24
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.12    0.03     0.10
DAYS >= .01        16              11.3     4.7       14
DAYS >= .10        10               7.4     2.6        8
DAYS >= .50         3               2.6     0.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.01                               1.16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           22.7                                1.0
DAYS >= TRACE      14                                  8
DAYS >= 1.0         5                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      9.5                                0.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     820               727      93      667
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/300    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/300    DATE  03/02

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH:
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP                 0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                         7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN                0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                         0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                         5
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                        2
FOG                      12     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.

REMARKS:
DUE TO MISSING TEMPERATURES FROM SEPTEMBER 8-10...THE
HEATING DEGREE DAY AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED
WITHOUT DATA FROM THESE DATES.

$$

RAB


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