Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG, VA
301 AM EST FRI JAN 01 2021

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1909 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             99   09/11/2019
                       08/09/1957
                       07/28/1952
 LOW             -21   01/21/1985
HIGHEST           87   07/21
LOWEST             6   12/26
AVG. MAXIMUM    61.2               63.4    -2.2
AVG. MINIMUM    44.6               46.1    -1.5
MEAN            52.9               54.8    -1.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                3.3    -3.3
DAYS MAX <= 32    15               17.5    -2.5
DAYS MIN <= 32    97               80.9    16.1
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.9    -0.9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       54.58   2004
 MINIMUM       30.07   1969
TOTALS         52.56              39.63   12.93
DAYS >= .01      176              149.3    26.7
DAYS >= .10      103               85.2    17.8
DAYS >= .50       30               26.0     4.0
DAYS >= 1.00      11                6.6     4.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   2.26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS          20.5
DAYS >= TRACE     47
DAYS >= 1.0        8
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     4.0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   4881               4588     293
COOLING TOTAL    573                854    -281
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/260
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/240    DATE  01/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/250    DATE  11/15

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             36     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               58     RAIN                     103
LIGHT RAIN              192     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       9
LIGHT SNOW               47     SLEET                      3
FOG                     192     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     40
HAZE                      3

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

REMARKS:
DUE TO MISSING RAINFALL ON MAY 28, THE ANNUAL PRECIPITATION TOTAL
WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THIS DAY.

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