Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
308 AM EDT WED MAY 1 2019

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2019

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            83   04/30                         77
LOWEST             21   04/01                         21
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.6              63.3     5.3     61.2
AVG. MINIMUM     43.5              38.2     5.3     36.4
MEAN             56.1              50.7     5.4     48.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               7.3    -3.3        8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.75   1987
 MINIMUM         0.74   2001
TOTALS           4.38              3.48    0.90     4.41
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.12    0.03     0.15
DAYS >= .01        12              12.2    -0.2       12
DAYS >= .10         6               7.7    -1.7        9
DAYS >= .50         5               2.3     2.7        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.33                               1.83

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                                1.2
DAYS >= TRACE       0                                  5
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0                                1.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     264               430    -166      476
COOLING TOTAL       3                 3       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/310    DATE  04/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/310    DATE  04/26

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH:
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP                 0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                         6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN                0
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN       0     HAIL                         0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                         0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                        0
FOG                      10     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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