Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
740 AM EST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE DANVILLE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1916 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   07/10/1990
                        08/23/1983
                        07/14/1954
 LOW               -5   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            94   07/11
                        06/19
                        06/18
LOWEST              2   01/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.4              68.5     0.9
AVG. MINIMUM     48.1              48.5    -0.4
MEAN             58.7              58.5     0.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     34              29.2     4.8
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               4.8    -0.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     84              74.9     9.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        60.03   1996
 MINIMUM        28.66   2001
TOTALS          67.43R            44.41   23.02
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.12    0.07
DAYS >= .01       137             114.7    22.3
DAYS >= .10        87              74.3    12.7
DAYS >= .50        42              31.3    10.7
DAYS >= 1.00       22              11.9    10.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    6.00

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           31.4
DAYS >= TRACE      13
DAYS >= 1.0         5
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     15.2R

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3620              3815    -195
COOLING TOTAL    1715              1440     275
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/360    DATE  10/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/270    DATE  05/10

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             53     MIXED PRECIP                 0
HEAVY RAIN               53     RAIN                        74
LIGHT RAIN              163    FREEZING RAIN                 1
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN       2     HAIL                         0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                         3
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                        4
FOG                     188     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       35
HAZE                      0

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

REMARKS:
EQUIPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS PROBLEMS RENDERED THE DAN ASOS
OUT OF SERVICE FOR SEVERAL HOURS ON 12/1/18 AND 12/10/18, CAUSING
THE WIND AND CLOUD DATA TO BE MISSING FOR THOSE DAYS. WIND AVERAGES
AND CLOUD COVER DATA HAS BEEN CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THESE
DATES.

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RAB



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