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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
120 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015


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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 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    340 PM  93    1959  73      3       72
  MINIMUM         44    415 AM  32    1981  50     -6       49
  AVERAGE         60                        61     -1       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.63 1972   0.12  -0.12     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.18                      0.34  -0.16     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      9.49                      7.17   2.32     6.94
  SINCE JAN 1     13.41                     12.98   0.43    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        5                         5      0        4
  MONTH TO DATE   20                        16      4       10
  SINCE MAR 1    800                       843    -43      920
  SINCE JUL 1   4229                      4048    181     4322

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         3     -3        0
  SINCE MAR 1      6                        32    -26       12
  SINCE JAN 1      6                        32    -26       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           200 AM
 LOWEST     25           100 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        95      1928
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      1986


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2015...........SUNRISE   622 AM EDT   SUNSET   812 PM EDT
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   621 AM EDT   SUNSET   813 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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