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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
138 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015


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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         71   1255 PM  92    1959  73     -2       71
  MINIMUM         47    539 AM  30    1943  50     -3       47
  AVERAGE         59                        61     -2       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.09 1966   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.18                      0.22  -0.04     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      9.49                      7.05   2.44     6.94
  SINCE JAN 1     13.41                     12.86   0.55    13.22

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.9
  SINCE JUL 1     21.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        6                         5      1        6
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        11      4        6
  SINCE MAR 1    795                       838    -43      916
  SINCE JUL 1   4224                      4043    181     4318

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE MAR 1      6                        31    -25       12
  SINCE JAN 1      6                        31    -25       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           600 AM
 LOWEST     31           500 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        93      1959
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      1981


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2015...........SUNRISE   623 AM EDT   SUNSET   811 PM EDT
MAY  4 2015...........SUNRISE   622 AM EDT   SUNSET   812 PM EDT


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

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