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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
540 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE BLUEFIELD WV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   08/24/2007
                        08/16/2007
                        08/17/1988
 LOW               39   08/29/1986
HIGHEST            86   08/30                -1
LOWEST             54   08/27                -5
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.8              80.8    -3.0     80.0
AVG. MINIMUM     62.6              63.7    -1.1     63.5
MEAN             70.2              72.3    -2.1     71.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.5    -1.5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.88   2009
 MINIMUM         0.65   2007
TOTALS           6.41R             3.26    3.15     2.74
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.11    0.10     0.09
DAYS >= .01        16              10.2     5.8
DAYS >= .10        10               6.7     3.3
DAYS >= .50         4               2.4     1.6
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.12   08/08 TO 08/09

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       2                 4      -2
 SINCE 7/1         10                 6       4
COOLING TOTAL     169               229     -60
 SINCE 1/1        713               734     -21
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/250    DATE  08/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/270    DATE  08/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      4

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

$$
DUE TO A POWER FAILURE CAUSING A MISSING LOW TEMPERATURE
ON MAY 30...THE SEASONAL TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL FOR CDD
WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THAT DATE.




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