Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1036 PM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              87   04/02/2010
 LOW               14   04/07/1982
HIGHEST            77   04/18                         86
LOWEST             21   04/08                         29
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.2              63.3    -2.1     68.3
AVG. MINIMUM     36.4              38.2    -1.8     45.7
MEAN             48.8              50.7    -1.9     57.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               7.3     0.7        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.75   1987
 MINIMUM         0.74   2001
TOTALS           4.41              3.48    0.93     5.92
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.12    0.03     0.20
DAYS >= .01        12              12.2    -0.2       16
DAYS >= .10         9               7.7     1.3       12
DAYS >= .50         2               2.3    -0.3        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.83                               1.40

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            1.2                                0.1
DAYS >= TRACE       5                                  3
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0                                0.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     476               430      46      251
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3       19
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/300    DATE  04/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/300    DATE  04/04

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH:
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP                 0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                        10
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN                0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                         0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                         1
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                        1
FOG                       7     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.

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