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 BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   03/30/1985
 LOW               -2   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            75   03/29                         70
LOWEST             17   03/14                          7
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.7              54.3    -8.6     50.8
AVG. MINIMUM     28.9              36.2    -7.3     33.0
MEAN             37.3              45.3    -8.0     41.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               1.2     2.8        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              11.2    12.8       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.24   1993
 MINIMUM         1.46   2016
TOTALS           4.69              3.51    1.18     3.62
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.11    0.04     0.12
DAYS >= .01        19              14.4     4.6       16
DAYS >= .10        10               8.0     2.0        6
DAYS >= .50         3               2.1     0.9        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.66                               1.00

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           32.3                                3.2
DAYS >= TRACE      13                                  7
DAYS >= 1.0         6                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     17.0                                2.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     853               616     237      706
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/290    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/310    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                1      RAIN                         7
LIGHT RAIN               13      FREEZING RAIN                1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1      HAIL                         0
HEAVY SNOW                3      SNOW                         6
LIGHT SNOW               13      SLEET                        2
FOG                      18      FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE        8
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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