Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG, VA
301 AM EST FRI JAN 01 2021

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH            100   07/28/1952
                       07/15/1954
 LOW             -18   01/21/1985
HIGHEST           92   07/19
LOWEST             8   12/26
AVG. MAXIMUM    64.6               63.2     1.4
AVG. MINIMUM    43.6               40.1     3.5
MEAN            54.1               51.6     2.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     3                4.0    -1.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     6               17.0   -11.0
DAYS MIN <= 32   107              129.2   -22.2
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                1.1    -1.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       65.56   1918
 MINIMUM       26.95   1963
TOTALS         59.60              40.89   18.71
DAYS >= .01      148              130.1    17.9
DAYS >= .10       94               82.1    11.9
DAYS >= .50       39               27.8    11.2
DAYS >= 1.00      19                8.4    10.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   3.03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           9.8
DAYS >= TRACE     43
DAYS >= 1.0        4
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     2.5

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   4693               5445    -752
COOLING TOTAL    808                574     234
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/290
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/310    DATE  03/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/300    DATE  01/16

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.49

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             38     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               57     RAIN                     104
LIGHT RAIN              189     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               40     SLEET                      5
FOG                     161     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     35
HAZE                      2

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

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