Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1235 PM EST THU MAR 1 2018

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2017 TO 2/28/2018...

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              80   02/22/2018
 LOW              -18   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            80R  02/22                         71
LOWEST                  01/07                          5
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.8              43.3     2.5     48.7
AVG. MINIMUM     25.0              22.9     2.1     29.4
MEAN             35.4              33.1     2.3     39.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              15.4    -1.4        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     66              76.4   -10.4       58
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               1.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.42   1993
 MINIMUM         4.32   1980
TOTALS           6.90              8.84   -1.94     8.87
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.10
DAYS >= .01        30              31.9    -1.9       40
DAYS >= .10        20              19.1     0.9       23
DAYS >= .50         4               5.5    -1.5        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.4    -0.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.07                               1.42

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            7.4                                6.6
DAYS >= TRACE      28                                 19
DAYS >= 1.0         4                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5                                4.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2667              2868    -201     2319
COOLING TOTAL       1                 0       1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/320    DATE  01/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  01/04

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP                 3
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                         7
LIGHT RAIN               36     FREEZING RAIN                0
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                         0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                         2
LIGHT SNOW               27     SLEET                        1
FOG                      35     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.

REMARKS:
DUE TO MISSING TEMPERATURES FROM SEPTEMBER 8-10...THE
HEATING DEGREE DAY AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED
WITHOUT DATA FROM THESE DATES.

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