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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
615 AM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   12/06/2001
                        12/16/1984
 LOW              -10   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            63   12/01                         67
LOWEST             21   12/31                         10
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.8              43.8     2.0     47.6
AVG. MINIMUM     30.5              23.8     6.7     26.5
MEAN             38.1              33.8     4.3     37.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               5.0    -5.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              25.4    -5.4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.66   2009
 MINIMUM         0.18   1965
TOTALS           2.65              2.95   -0.30     5.26
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.17
DAYS >= .01        16              10.6     5.4
DAYS >= .10         7               6.3     0.7
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.74   12/02 TO 12/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.5                                  T
SINCE 7/1         2.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     827               967    -140
 SINCE 7/1       2020              2147    -127
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        609               573      36
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/310    DATE  12/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/300    DATE  12/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      1
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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