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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
650 AM EST SAT MAR 1 2014

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...THE ROANOKE VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2013 TO 2/28/2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1912 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   02/28/1918
 LOW              -12   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            71   12/06
LOWEST              1   01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.6              47.6    -1.0
AVG. MINIMUM     26.7              29.1    -2.4
MEAN             36.7              38.3    -1.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10               6.7     3.3
DAYS MIN <= 32     64              56.9     7.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.34   1997
 MINIMUM         3.32   1980
TOTALS          10.66              8.75    1.91
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.10    0.02
DAYS >= .01        27              27.1    -0.1
DAYS >= .10        19              16.9     2.1
DAYS >= .50         8               6.4     1.6
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.9     0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.95

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           22.4
SINCE 7/1        22.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE      18
DAYS >= 1.0         4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        18
 24 HR TOTAL     10.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2530              2401     129
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3205      MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/310
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/280

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           38
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             33
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               31     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      1
FOG                      28     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.

REMARKS:
DUE TO A PROBLEM WITH THE ASOS TEMPERATURE SENSOR ON AUGUST 26-28
AND SEPTEMBER 23...THE SEASONAL AND ANNUAL TOTALS AND DEPARTURES
FROM NORMAL FOR HDD AND CDD WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM
THOSE DATES.

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