Climatological Report (Seasonal)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1034 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2014 TO 2/28/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   01/30/2002
                        12/06/2001
                        12/16/1984
 LOW              -18   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            63   12/01
LOWEST             -5   02/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.4              43.3    -1.9
AVG. MINIMUM     22.7              22.9    -0.2
MEAN             32.0              33.1    -1.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     12              15.4    -3.4
DAYS MIN <= 32     74              76.4    -2.4
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               1.1     1.9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.42   1993
 MINIMUM         4.32   1980
TOTALS           6.07              8.84   -2.77
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.10   -0.03
DAYS >= .01        37              31.9     5.1
DAYS >= .10        15              19.1    -4.1
DAYS >= .50         5               5.5    -0.5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.4    -1.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.74

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           21.0
SINCE 7/1        23.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE      35
DAYS >= 1.0         4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10
 24 HR TOTAL      8.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2933              2868      65
 SINCE 7/1       4126              4048      78
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/320
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/300

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           30
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             27
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         33

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      12
LIGHT RAIN               35     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               35     SLEET                      7
FOG                      28     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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PW


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