Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
730 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   04/20/1976
                        04/18/1976
 LOW               15   04/07/1982
HIGHEST            82   04/09                11
LOWEST             35   04/24                -4
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.6              64.8     0.8     68.7
AVG. MINIMUM     46.9              45.4     1.5     47.1
MEAN             56.2              55.1     1.1     57.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               2.9    -2.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.67   1987
 MINIMUM         0.48   1976
TOTALS           5.33              3.34    1.99     2.77
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.11    0.07     0.09
DAYS >= .01        18              13.4     4.6
DAYS >= .10         8               7.4     0.6
DAYS >= .50         4               2.3     1.7
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.4     1.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.45   04/19 TO 04/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                                0.4
SINCE 7/1        39.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     267               321     -54
 SINCE 7/1       4772              4430     342
COOLING TOTAL      11                24     -13
 SINCE 1/1         11                28     -17
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/240    DATE  04/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/280    DATE  04/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

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

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PW



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