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CXUS51 KRNK 011829  
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CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG, VA  
129 PM EST WED FEB 01 2023  
   
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..THE BLACKSBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2023
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2023  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 75 01/30/2002  
LOW -18 01/21/1985  
HIGHEST 68 01/03 70  
LOWEST 18 01/15 3  
AVG. MAXIMUM 49.2 41.6 7.6 39.4  
AVG. MINIMUM 30.7 22.1 8.6 19.5  
MEAN 40.0 31.9 8.1 29.4  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 1 6.3 -5.3 5  
DAYS MIN <= 32 19 26.2 -7.2 29  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.6 -0.6 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 7.74 2013  
MINIMUM 0.60 1981  
TOTALS 2.56 3.23 -0.67 3.18  
DAYS >= .01 12 11.3 0.7 11  
DAYS >= .10 6 6.3 -0.3 6  
DAYS >= .50 1 2.0 -1.0 3  
DAYS >= 1.00 0 0.8 -0.8 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 0.65 0.92  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
TOTALS T 7.7 -7.7 12.1  
DAYS >= TRACE 7 3.9 3.1 11  
DAYS >= 1.0 0 1.9 -1.9 3  
GREATEST  
24 HR TOTAL T 7.4  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 769 1028 -259 1095  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.1  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 3/280  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 22/320 DATE 01/14  
22/310 01/23  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 35/300 DATE 01/20  
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.56  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 73  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 1 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 2 RAIN 7  
LIGHT RAIN 15 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 1 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0  
LIGHT SNOW 7 SLEET 0  
FOG 16 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 4  
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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