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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
133 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015


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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 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         76    221 PM  91    1941  70      6       69
  MINIMUM         52    535 AM  29    1926  47      5       43
  AVERAGE         64                        58      6       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.26          2.03 1918   0.12   0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.21                      2.24   1.97     2.18
  SINCE MAR 1      8.53                      5.70   2.83     4.94
  SINCE JAN 1     12.45                     11.51   0.94    11.22

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        1                         8     -7        9
  MONTH TO DATE  119                       207    -88      195
  SINCE MAR 1    663                       759    -96      845
  SINCE JUL 1   4092                      3964    128     4247

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    6                        12     -6        8
  SINCE MAR 1      6                        17    -11        8
  SINCE JAN 1      6                        17    -11        8
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    41   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (280)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 AM
 LOWEST     43           200 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        91      1985
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        31      1956
                                             1934
                                             1913


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 21 2015.........SUNRISE   638 AM EDT   SUNSET   800 PM EDT
APRIL 22 2015.........SUNRISE   636 AM EDT   SUNSET   801 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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