Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG, VA
310 AM EDT MON MAY 04 2020

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1952 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             87   04/02/2010
 LOW              14   04/07/1982
HIGHEST           74   04/07                          83
LOWEST            27   04/11                          21
AVG. MAXIMUM    61.9               63.3    -1.4     68.6
AVG. MINIMUM    38.3               38.2     0.1     43.5
MEAN            50.1               50.7    -0.6     56.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     7                7.3    -0.3        4
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        7.75   1987
 MINIMUM        0.74   2001
TOTALS          6.24               3.48    2.76     4.38
DAYS >= .01       17               12.2     4.8       12
DAYS >= .10       12                7.7     4.3        6
DAYS >= .50        5                2.3     2.7        5
DAYS >= 1.00       2                0.7     1.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   1.43                                1.33

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.2                                 0.0
DAYS >= TRACE      6                                   0
DAYS >= 1.0        0                                   0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     0.2                                 0.0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    442                430      12      264
COOLING TOTAL      0                  3      -3        3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/280
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/310    DATE  04/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/310    DATE  04/10

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.51

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               11     RAIN                      14
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      1
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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