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

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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   08/23/1983
                        07/15/1954
 LOW              -18   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            90   07/03
LOWEST             -1   01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.3              63.2     0.1
AVG. MINIMUM     43.1              40.1     3.0
MEAN             53.2              51.6     1.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               4.4    -3.4
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              16.9    -2.9
DAYS MIN <= 32    120             129.2    -9.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               1.1    -0.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        57.63   1972
 MINIMUM        26.95   1963
TOTALS          52.02             40.89   11.13
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.11    0.03
DAYS >= .01       159             130.1    28.9
DAYS >= .10       103              82.1    20.9
DAYS >= .50        34              27.8     6.2
DAYS >= 1.00       15               8.4     6.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.94

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           41.3
DAYS >= TRACE      49
DAYS >= 1.0         9
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     13.3R

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5080              5445    -365
COOLING TOTAL     883               574     309
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/300    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/300    DATE  03/02

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH:
THUNDERSTORM             31     MIXED PRECIP                 2
HEAVY RAIN               51     RAIN                       105
LIGHT RAIN              183     FREEZING RAIN                1
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN      10     HAIL                         1
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                         7
LIGHT SNOW               46     SLEET                        6
FOG                     183     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       45
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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