Weather History for Blacksburg, VA

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Month of May, 2012

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 87 °F 76 °F 60 °F
Mean Temperature 72 °F 65 °F 52 °F
Min Temperature 61 °F 53 °F 36 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 13 2 0 71
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 7 2 0 65
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 24 16 3 484
Dew Point  
Dew Point 70 °F 60 °F 34 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 1.28 in 0.14 in 0.00 in 3.77 in
Snowdepth 0.0 in 0.0 in 0.0 in -
Wind  
Wind 15 mph 3 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 31 mph 17 mph 9 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.39 in 30.09 in 29.78 in

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Astronomy

May. 05, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:22 AM EDT 8:15 PM EDT
Civil Twilight 5:53 AM EDT 8:43 PM EDT
Nautical Twilight 5:19 AM EDT 9:17 PM EDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:42 AM EDT 9:54 PM EDT
Moon 8:05 PM EDT (5/5) 5:43 AM EDT (5/5)
Length of Visible Light 14h 49m
Length of Day
13h 52m
Full, 100% of the Moon is Illuminated
May 5
Full
May 5
Full
May 12
Last Quarter
May 20
New
May 28
First Quarter

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 3.77 Normal Month Total: 4.33
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
Thunderstorm
Actual:
78 | 59 0.34
Average:
68 | 43 0.12
Rain
Actual:
84 | 56 T
Average:
68 | 43 0.12
Thunderstorm
Actual:
87 | 54 0.02
Average:
68 | 43 0.13
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
80 | 53 0.00
Average:
69 | 43 0.12
Thunderstorm
Actual:
71 | 58 0.05
Average:
69 | 44 0.13
Rain
Actual:
78 | 54 T
Average:
69 | 44 0.12
Thunderstorm
Actual:
71 | 56 0.00
Average:
69 | 44 0.12
Thunderstorm
Actual:
71 | 59 0.25
Average:
70 | 45 0.12
Thunderstorm
Actual:
60 | 48 0.18
Average:
70 | 45 0.13
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
62 | 41 0.00
Average:
70 | 45 0.13
Clear
Actual:
68 | 36 0.00
Average:
70 | 46 0.12
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
71 | 39 0.00
Average:
71 | 46 0.13
Rain
Actual:
70 | 54 0.22
Average:
71 | 46 0.13
Thunderstorm
Actual:
69 | 55 1.28
Average:
71 | 47 0.14
Rain
Actual:
71 | 54 0.01
Average:
71 | 47 0.14
Fog
Actual:
75 | 52 0.00
Average:
71 | 47 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
78 | 49 0.64
Average:
72 | 47 0.14
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
71 | 49 0.00
Average:
72 | 48 0.14
Clear
Actual:
73 | 46 0.00
Average:
72 | 48 0.14
Rain
Actual:
79 | 47 T
Average:
72 | 48 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
78 | 50 T
Average:
73 | 49 0.14
Thunderstorm
Actual:
76 | 57 0.17
Average:
73 | 49 0.16
Thunderstorm
Actual:
73 | 57 0.01
Average:
73 | 49 0.15
Rain
Actual:
76 | 57 0.05
Average:
73 | 50 0.16
Fog
Actual:
84 | 59 0.00
Average:
74 | 50 0.15
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
85 | 57 0.00
Average:
74 | 50 0.16
Thunderstorm
Actual:
84 | 60 0.00
Average:
74 | 51 0.16
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
84 | 59 0.00
Average:
74 | 51 0.16
Thunderstorm
Actual:
83 | 61 0.46
Average:
75 | 51 0.16
Fog
Actual:
81 | 60 0.00
Average:
75 | 52 0.16
Thunderstorm
Actual:
81 | 54 0.09
Average:
75 | 52 0.15
 

Calendar Legend

Sunny
Clear
Mostly Cloudy
Partly Sunny
Partly Cloudy
Mostly Sunny
Cloudy Rain Snow
Hail
Flurries
Thunderstorms Hazy
Fog
Sleet '?' denotes
'chance of'
Unknown

Daily Weather History & Observations

2012 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
May high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg high sum  
1 78 69 59 68 65 61 100 81 62 30.19 30.15 30.11 10 8 1 10 3 23 0.34 Rain , Thunderstorm
2 84 70 56 70 64 59 100 76 51 30.21 30.16 30.11 10 8 1 8 2 16 T Rain
3 87 71 54 70 61 52 100 71 42 30.24 30.18 30.12 10 8 1 14 2 31 0.02 Rain , Thunderstorm
4 80 67 53 64 61 54 100 76 51 30.17 30.10 30.02 10 9 2 12 4 20 0.00  
5 71 65 58 66 64 61 100 89 78 30.04 30.00 29.95 10 8 2 9 2 17 0.05 Rain , Thunderstorm
6 78 66 54 66 63 57 100 80 60 30.13 30.07 30.02 10 9 4 9 3 - T Rain
7 71 64 56 64 62 59 100 87 73 30.12 30.08 30.02 10 10 5 13 6 18 0.00 Thunderstorm
8 71 65 59 66 63 61 100 90 79 30.05 29.97 29.89 10 9 3 12 5 17 0.25 Rain , Thunderstorm
9 60 54 48 63 58 48 100 92 83 29.95 29.87 29.78 10 7 2 7 2 18 0.18 Rain , Thunderstorm
10 62 52 41 50 45 39 100 73 46 30.06 29.90 29.80 10 10 7 15 7 22 0.00  
11 68 52 36 45 40 34 100 66 31 30.28 30.19 30.07 10 10 3 9 1 - 0.00  
12 71 55 39 55 50 41 100 77 53 30.39 30.32 30.28 10 10 10 7 2 - 0.00  
13 70 62 54 61 57 54 100 82 63 30.31 30.24 30.17 10 9 4 9 4 17 0.22 Rain
14 69 62 55 66 61 57 100 92 84 30.16 30.06 30.00 10 8 2 8 3 - 1.28 Rain , Thunderstorm
15 71 63 54 64 62 57 100 87 73 30.07 30.04 30.01 10 7 0 7 1 - 0.01 Fog , Rain
16 75 64 52 64 58 54 100 73 46 30.08 30.04 29.98 10 6 0 8 2 17 0.00 Fog
17 78 64 49 64 58 50 100 75 50 30.15 30.09 30.04 10 8 1 13 5 13 0.64 Rain , Thunderstorm
18 71 60 49 61 56 48 100 80 60 30.22 30.18 30.14 10 10 2 13 5 - 0.00  
19 73 60 46 57 53 46 100 72 44 30.25 30.21 30.18 10 10 7 7 2 - 0.00  
20 79 63 47 61 55 50 100 71 42 30.25 30.20 30.15 10 9 2 14 4 17 T Rain
21 78 64 50 64 59 52 100 77 54 30.15 30.06 29.97 10 9 3 9 2 - T Rain , Thunderstorm
22 76 67 57 64 62 59 100 82 64 30.01 29.95 29.91 10 8 2 10 2 17 0.17 Rain , Thunderstorm
23 73 65 57 64 63 61 100 87 73 30.02 29.97 29.92 10 7 1 10 2 - 0.01 Rain , Thunderstorm
24 76 67 57 70 64 59 100 90 79 30.15 30.09 30.02 10 7 0 9 4 - 0.05 Fog , Rain
25 84 72 59 70 65 61 100 77 54 30.24 30.20 30.15 10 6 0 7 1 - 0.00 Fog
26 85 71 57 70 65 59 100 78 55 30.28 30.24 30.19 10 7 1 7 2 9 0.00  
27 84 72 60 70 67 63 100 78 55 30.26 30.22 30.17 10 8 0 8 3 - 0.00 Fog , Thunderstorm
28 84 72 59 70 67 61 100 79 58 30.20 30.14 30.07 10 10 5 7 2 9 0.00  
29 83 72 61 70 67 64 100 79 58 30.10 30.00 29.89 10 9 2 10 3 16 0.46 Rain , Thunderstorm
30 81 71 60 70 61 54 100 70 39 29.95 29.91 29.87 10 8 0 12 5 18 0.00 Fog
31 81 68 54 66 60 55 100 73 45 29.99 29.95 29.91 10 10 5 9 3 12 0.09 Rain , Thunderstorm