Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG, VA
448 AM EST SUN NOV 01 2020

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             94   10/03/2019
 LOW              13   10/27/1962
HIGHEST           81   10/21                          94
LOWEST            29   10/31                          31
AVG. MAXIMUM    67.5               65.4     2.1     69.2
AVG. MINIMUM    44.0               39.3     4.7     46.3
MEAN            55.7               52.3     3.4     57.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        3
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     4                7.6    -3.6        1
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        9.14   1976
 MINIMUM        0.02   2000
TOTALS          4.03               2.78    1.25     7.81
DAYS >= .01        9                8.6     0.4       12
DAYS >= .10        5                5.3    -0.3        8
DAYS >= .50        3                2.0     1.0        7
DAYS >= 1.00       1                0.6     0.4        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   1.98                                1.88

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.0                                 0.0
DAYS >= TRACE      0                                   0
DAYS >= 1.0        0                                   0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      MM                                 0.0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    282                396    -114      266
COOLING TOTAL      1                  4      -3       46
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              2.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/310
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/300    DATE  10/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/300    DATE  10/30

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.41

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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