2005 ANNUAL PRECIPITATION

The National Weather Service maintains a Cooperative Observer Network consisting primarily of volunteers that record observations of precipitation and high and low temperatures each day. There is at least one location in each of the 40 counties in the Blacksburg County Warning Area. The following is a table of all of the Cooperative Observer locations in the area covered by the Weather Forecast Office in Blacksburg, which includes southeast West Virginia, southwest Virginia and northwest North Carolina. The table lists the average precipitation by month for the period of record for each site, and the actual precipitation recorded in 2005 through September. After a very dry September, most locations were running well below normal for the year. However, tropical moisture associated with Tammy brought heavy rainfall to the area October 6th through the 8th, which is not reflected in the annual totals in the table yet.

STATION NAME
JAN NORM JAN FEB NORM FEB MAR NORM MAR APR NORM APR MAY NORM MAY JUN NORM JUN JUL NORM JUL AUG NORM AUG SEP NORM SEP OCT NORM OCT NOV NORM NOV DEC NORM DEC ANNUAL NORM ANNUAL
ALTAVISTA  (TOWN)                  3.75 3.17 3.24 1.34 4.08 3.68 3.64 1.91 4.27 2.22 3.62 1.69 3.93 3.82 3.63 3.32 3.66 0.21 3.67   3.26   3.20   43.95 21.36
APPOMATTOX         (TOWN) 3.58 M 3.23 M 4.19 M 3.58 2.41 4.51 2.77 3.55 2.23 4.48 4.21 3.77 4.42 4.45 0.03 3.86   3.61   3.07   45.88 16.07
BEDFORD            (CITY) 3.46 2.74 3.20 0.87 3.81 3.45 3.78 3.21 4.57 2.58 4.24 1.48 4.54 4.01 3.51 2.67 3.95   3.47   3.16   3.11   44.80 21.01
BEDFORD 4NW         3.00   1.41   3.91   3.14   2.61   2.43   4.35   2.86   0.57             0.00 24.28
BLACKSBURG WFO     3.37 2.71 3.02 2.02 3.83 4.43 3.83 2.35 4.39 1.63 3.93 4.02 4.17 5.47 3.68 3.74 3.39 0.25 3.19   2.96   2.87   42.63 26.62
BLAND              (TOWN) 3.56 2.92 3.10 2.45 3.75 4.06 3.35 4.27 4.29 1.63 3.91 2.65 3.47 5.40 3.43 2.25 3.12 0.46 2.76   2.63   2.89   40.26 26.09
BROOKNEAL          (TOWN) 4.16 3.40 4.29 1.87 4.13 4.38 3.52 2.21 4.08 2.48 3.25 3.71 4.34 3.83 3.83 1.64 3.62 1.06 3.72   3.14   3.16   45.24 24.58
BROWNSBURG 2W        2.53   1.29   3.23   3.66   2.78   1.85   2.73   4.91   1.23             0.00 24.21
BUCHANAN           (TOWN) 3.47 M 3.05 M 3.77 0.82 3.35 3.02 4.11 2.66 3.48 1.15 4.56 5.43 3.46 3.25 3.77 0.55 3.29   3.20   2.84   42.35 16.88
BUCKINGHAM         (TOWN) 3.66 3.81 3.20 0.79 3.88 4.34 3.26 2.32 4.45 4.28 3.42 1.41 4.23 3.91 3.99 3.03 4.20 0.02 3.93   3.67   3.13   45.02 23.91
BUENA VISTA      2.79 3.25 2.66 1.41 3.49 4.22 3.20 3.49 3.89 1.31 3.37 1.01 3.86 5.15 2.97 2.19 3.42 0.08 3.18   3.17   2.84   38.84 22.11
BURKES GARDEN     3.89 4.34 3.42 2.59 4.16 4.29 3.58 4.71 4.89 1.64 4.26 4.32 4.38 5.92 4.04 3.45 3.47 0.70 3.11   3.14   3.41   45.75 31.96
BYLLESBY 3W       3.47 2.45 3.27 2.20 4.01 3.81 3.60 3.63 4.48 1.17 3.65 5.67 4.22 5.18 3.39 3.52 3.47 M 3.23   3.17   2.73   42.69 27.63
CHARLOTTE CRT HSE     4.04 3.74 3.24 1.97 4.16 3.90 3.59 1.94 4.07 3.22 3.36 3.87 4.19 4.05 3.72 2.51 4.28 0.20 3.99   3.38   3.29   45.31 25.40
CHATHAM            (TOWN) 3.92 3.39 3.27 2.21 4.40 4.30 3.73 1.92 4.07 3.43 3.76 2.91 4.05 6.65 3.34 2.89 4.52 0.79 3.67   3.26   3.29   45.28 28.49
CHRISTIANSBURG 1S    2.79   2.34   4.62   2.25   1.38   2.89   4.03   3.23   0.34             0.00 23.87
CONCORD      5S       3.92 M 3.38 M 4.10 4.12 3.44 2.05 4.18 3.30 3.62 2.69 4.18 4.79 3.22 3.29 4.23 0.07 3.75   3.56   3.17   44.75 20.31
COPPER HILL   3.43 3.26 2.98 1.85 4.00 4.65 4.32 2.95 4.57 1.88 4.49 4.24 4.19 6.69 3.91 4.21 4.65 0.60 4.01   3.82   2.79   47.16 30.33
COVINGTON       (CITY) 2.56 2.15 2.42 1.54 3.34 3.07 3.03 3.14 4.10 1.34 3.26 1.53 3.66 9.23 3.34 3.87 3.02 0.18 2.85   3.13   2.52   37.23 26.05
DANVILLE AIRPORT     1.54   2.10   2.75   1.83   2.04   3.58   5.82   1.48   0.31             0.00 21.45
DANVILLE           (CITY) 4.03 2.01 3.41 1.72 4.25 3.12 3.83 1.99 3.96 1.80 3.50 2.70 4.44 4.31 3.54 3.40 4.08 0.90 3.71   3.07   3.16   44.98 21.95
EAGLE   ROCK        3.63   1.69   3.67   2.82   2.56   0.53   5.37   6.78   0.27             0.00 27.32
EARLEHURST         (TOWN) 2.70 2.53 2.73 1.94 3.72 3.62 3.44 3.17 4.15 2.04 3.23 2.34 3.81 4.35 3.44 3.79 3.28 0.38 2.99   3.12   2.65   39.26 24.16
STATION NAME JAN NORM JAN FEB NORM FEB MAR NORM MAR APR NORM APR MAY NORM MAY JUN NORM JUN JUL NORM JUL AUG NORM AUG SEP NORM SEP OCT NORM OCT NOV NORM NOV DEC NORM DEC ANNUAL NORM ANNUAL
FIN  CASTLE             3.50   1.49   3.95   2.66   3.17   1.19   5.95   5.79   0.24               27.94
FLOYD     2NE          3.13 3.35 2.99 1.43 3.85 5.46 3.76 2.73 4.09 2.10 3.83 3.16 3.21 3.46 3.06 2.48 3.77 0.35 3.37   3.42   2.51   40.99 24.52
GALAX RADIO         2.98   2.12   5.22   3.19   1.89   5.60   5.04   3.62   0.66             0.00 30.32
GALAX   (CITY) 3.28 2.88 3.21 1.96 4.03 4.36 3.71 3.30 4.62 2.48 4.06 4.02 3.91 5.40 3.41 3.22 3.73 0.81 3.54   3.49   2.91   43.90 28.43
GATHRIGHT DAM      3.12 2.42 2.67 1.74 3.45 3.11 3.08 4.09 4.05 2.76 3.42 2.33 3.63 4.82 3.17 4.85 3.19 0.36 3.02   3.02   2.88   38.70 26.48
GLASGOW 1SE       4.30 4.19 3.55 1.32 4.55 4.96 4.10 3.66 4.96 3.38 4.41 2.28 4.01 6.03 3.48 2.99 4.58 0.21 3.88   4.25   3.59   49.66 29.02
GLEN LYN           (TOWN) 2.89 2.09 2.69 2.35 3.42 2.26 3.06 2.13 3.71 1.31 3.60 2.40 3.84 4.74 3.04 4.78 2.81 0.05 2.54   2.49   2.43   36.52 22.11
GOSHEN             (TOWN) 3.58 2.58 2.88 1.89 4.07 3.85 3.41 5.44 4.66 2.75 3.91 1.32 4.21 5.62 3.42 8.90 3.73 0.22 3.54   3.72   3.05   44.18 32.57
HILLSVILLE         (TOWN) 3.65 2.98 3.22 2.22 4.07 5.51 4.07 3.39 4.60 2.45 4.41 2.89 3.83 4.52 3.41 3.65 3.77 0.68 3.58   3.53   2.99   45.13 28.29
HOLCOMB ROCK    M   M   4.84   3.64   2.35   3.29   5.42   4.22   0.43             0.00 24.19
HOLLIDAY LAKE         3.50   0.73   4.76   1.82   2.26   1.48   4.36   3.55   0.05             0.00 22.51
HOT SPRINGS       3.62 3.25 2.94 1.84 4.07 4.03 3.35 4.61 4.32 2.09 3.53 2.74 4.29 5.87 3.41 4.50 3.70 0.44 3.33   3.60   2.75   42.91 29.37
HUDDLESTON 4SW   3.70 3.25 3.17 1.06 4.00 3.56 3.56 1.85 3.98 1.73 3.38 3.01 3.73 4.47 3.23 5.02 4.23 1.09 3.51   3.34   3.06   42.89 25.04
KERRS CK 6WNW  3.65 3.14 3.00 1.44 3.97 4.80 3.75 4.68 4.57 2.60 4.04 1.82 4.36 5.13 3.63 9.08 3.75 0.23 3.64   3.79   3.14   45.29 32.92
KEYSVILLE 2S    3.12 2.78 2.54 0.77 3.28 3.19 2.89 1.80 3.34 3.45 2.32 2.33 3.68 7.78 2.48 3.05 3.43 0.17 2.82   2.62   2.61   35.13 25.32
LAFAYETTE 1NE  3.21 2.97 2.84 1.65 3.43 3.89 3.44 1.82 3.96 1.51 3.51 1.92 3.71 5.43 3.16 3.85 3.23 0.06 2.87   2.85   2.67   38.88 23.10
LEXINGTON          (CITY) 3.02 2.77 2.77 2.77 3.53 3.57 3.17 3.55 3.96 2.94 4.08 1.27 3.88 4.75 3.05 4.74 3.48 0.11 3.08   3.03   2.91   39.96 26.47
LYNCHBURG 2 E       3.91   1.04   4.06   2.49   2.45   1.36   5.43   1.99   0.10             0.00 22.83
LYNCHBURG AIRPORT   3.73   1.79   3.51   2.25   2.12   3.33   4.31   2.28   0.12             0.00 23.44
MARTINSVILLE (CITY) 3.80 2.51 3.38 2.43 4.46 3.20 3.73 2.27 4.32 1.85 3.95 2.20 4.42 4.49 3.50 3.28 4.27 1.05 3.47   3.05   3.26   45.61 23.28
MEADOWS OF DAN    4.59 5.26 3.71 2.14 5.13 7.68 4.79 4.27 5.25 2.97 4.98 4.78 4.90 12.16 4.62 2.89 5.14 0.74 4.38   4.37   3.93   55.79 42.89
STATION NAME JAN NORM JAN FEB NORM FEB MAR NORM MAR APR NORM APR MAY NORM MAY JUN NORM JUN JUL NORM JUL AUG NORM AUG SEP NORM SEP OCT NORM OCT NOV NORM NOV DEC NORM DEC ANNUAL NORM ANNUAL
MOUNTAIN GROVE   2.64 1.55 2.21 1.47 2.80 2.83 3.01 4.18 3.81 1.69 3.58 2.79 3.94 3.87 3.16 2.09 3.04 0.15 2.74   3.28   2.37   36.58 20.62
MOUNT ROGERS          4.37   2.83   5.30   5.50   4.06   1.89   5.34   2.94   0.99             0.00 33.22
PEDLAR        DAM        3.57 2.74 3.09 1.44 3.93 3.75 3.64 3.22 4.64 2.99 3.80 1.96 4.16 5.61 3.28 2.85 4.15 0.31 3.46   3.57   3.41   44.70 24.87
PHILPOTT DAM       3.91 2.71 3.50 0.50 4.55 3.28 3.82 2.37 4.99 0.10 4.46 1.88 5.09 4.23 4.65 3.06 4.69 2.80 3.99   3.36   3.32   50.33 20.93
PULASKI 2E        2.93 2.44 2.81 1.72 3.34 3.77 3.09 2.43 4.00 2.33 3.95 4.71 3.68 3.50 2.83 1.26 3.11 0.22 2.93   2.55   2.59   37.81 22.38
RADFORD     3N        2.84 M 2.60 1.88 3.15 4.97 3.26 2.40 3.49 1.63 3.48 3.50 3.36 5.90 3.22 3.10 2.92 0.24 3.06   2.81   2.29   36.48 23.62
RICHLANDS          (TOWN) 3.03 3.28 2.91 1.79 4.32 3.77 2.73 5.07 4.53 2.72 3.22 4.73 4.38 4.18 2.97 1.68 3.87 0.54 2.08   2.71   3.70   40.45 27.76
ROANOKE 8N           2.54   1.41   4.38   2.79   2.34   4.33   7.45   3.55   0.20             0.00 28.99
ROANOKE AIRPORT   2.15   2.20   3.72   2.63   2.16   5.07   4.96   3.72   0.23             0.00 26.84
ROCKY MT        (TOWN) 3.73 3.65 3.20 1.79 4.21 5.28 4.13 3.64 4.32 0.87 4.11 2.53 4.87 5.81 3.79 2.40 4.33 0.36 3.51   3.26   3.16   46.62 26.33
SALTVILLE     1N      3.79 4.25 3.61 2.01 4.33 3.96 3.85 5.47 4.52 1.47 3.44 2.44 4.71 5.63 4.15 2.03 3.16 1.01 2.51   3.04   3.86   44.97 28.27
SOUTH BOSTON    4.16 3.58 3.34 2.15 4.14 4.15 3.92 1.98 3.34 4.08 4.01 3.15 4.35 5.59 3.42 1.00 3.84 0.68 3.64   3.11   3.14   44.41 26.36
STAFFORDS VILLE     3.16 2.95 2.87 1.84 3.56 3.69 3.47 2.97 4.16 1.65 3.93 3.32 3.91 6.34 3.24 3.11 3.20 0.31 2.75   2.82   2.58   39.65 26.18
STUART             (TOWN) 4.03 2.67 3.48 1.93 4.59 4.23 4.52 3.68 5.02 3.67 4.47 2.65 5.16 8.77 4.39 3.67 4.74 0.80 3.79   3.58   3.58   51.35 32.07
TROUTDALE 3SSE    3.87 3.65 3.56 2.42 4.20 5.02 3.65 4.27 4.73 1.37 4.39 4.20 4.00 4.62 3.58 2.02 3.16 0.46 3.25   3.34   3.08   44.81 28.03
WILLIS             (TOWN) 3.52 3.67 3.21 1.61 4.15 4.88 4.27 2.65 4.38 2.07 3.96 2.50 3.97 4.02 3.97 3.53 3.65 0.22 3.35   3.38   3.25   45.06 25.15
WOOLWINE 4S       4.59 M 3.82 1.64 5.09 5.21 4.59 3.35 5.34 2.11 4.61 3.01 4.15 7.10 4.04 5.93 5.23 0.38 4.24   4.13   3.90   53.73 28.73
WYTHEVILLE  1S     2.94 2.42 2.86 2.18 3.25 3.52 3.19 3.69 4.27 1.00 3.40 4.41 3.73 4.30 3.14 1.83 3.09 0.66 2.88   2.68   2.42   37.85 24.01
ALDERSON           (TOWN) 3.14 3.17 2.90 2.06 3.67 2.67 3.20 2.43 4.16 1.43 3.56 1.81 4.16 8.30 3.20 3.89 3.10 0.46 2.77   2.77   3.00   39.63 26.22
BLUEFIELD AIRPORT   3.81   2.77   4.06   4.18   1.60   3.92   6.66   3.04   0.37             0.00 30.41
STATION NAME JAN NORM JAN FEB NORM FEB MAR NORM MAR APR NORM APR MAY NORM MAY JUN NORM JUN JUL NORM JUL AUG NORM AUG SEP NORM SEP OCT NORM OCT NOV NORM NOV DEC NORM DEC ANNUAL NORM ANNUAL
BLUESTONE LAKE     3.04 3.04 2.67 1.90 3.45 2.58 3.27 2.82 3.95 2.61 3.33 4.15 4.19 10.37 3.29 4.04 2.83 0.31 2.60   2.52   2.58   37.72 31.82
LEWISBURG 3N   3.19 3.67 2.92 2.85 3.62 2.98 3.28 3.26 4.23 2.00 3.75 3.07 4.16 4.10 3.59 3.57 2.94 0.30 2.77   3.05   3.10   40.60 25.80
MCROSS     3E        4.87 3.23 4.31 1.98 5.72 4.80 4.07 4.91 5.40 2.27 4.68 1.09 4.26 4.75 4.35 4.55 3.82 0.57 3.47   4.34   4.70   53.99 28.15
PRINCETON          (TOWN) 3.17 3.31 2.72 2.65 3.39 2.15 3.34 2.33 3.93 1.34 3.63 1.65 3.88 5.02 3.20 4.80 2.98 0.30 2.51   2.67   2.59   38.01 23.55
RENICK  (TOWN)            3.96 2.64 3.19 2.41 4.03 3.64 3.38 4.36 4.30 2.36 3.60 3.99 4.58 6.36 3.67 2.94 3.24 0.46 2.79   2.40   3.51   42.65 29.16
UNION 3SSE       2.58 3.77 2.48 1.67 3.18 2.99 3.24 2.21 4.02 2.45 3.36 1.69 3.62 4.50 3.12 3.07 3.14 0.28 2.53   2.55   2.29   36.11 22.63
WHITE SULPHUR  3.37 2.93 2.93 1.97 3.70 3.54 3.22 3.19 4.31 1.48 3.51 4.80 4.23 5.71 3.32 3.95 3.18 0.43 2.90   2.85   2.97   40.49 28.00
BLOWING ROCK 1 NW   5.56 7.13 4.72 2.77 6.67 5.16 5.87 7.06 6.48 2.35 6.48 7.18 5.87 9.54 5.75 6.67 5.52 0.90 4.78   5.82   4.43   67.95 48.76
BOONE 2WNW      3.97 3.80 4.14 2.76 5.18 5.44 4.70 6.78 4.87 2.21 4.58 5.11 4.69 7.71 4.83 5.64 3.81 0.67 3.17   4.38   3.21   51.53 40.12
DANBURY 1NW      3.86 1.85 3.26 1.83 4.63 3.01 3.85 1.00 4.68 1.72 3.87 5.91 4.84 6.65 3.91 5.13 4.46 M 3.94   3.24   3.51   48.05 27.10
EDEN               (TOWN) 4.07 2.57 3.30 2.29 4.50 4.58 3.78 2.08 3.99 3.43 3.85 2.65 4.31 7.50 3.53 3.07 4.33 0.72 3.85   2.94   3.23   45.68 28.89
ELKIN              (CITY) 4.25 3.08 3.69 1.96 4.68 5.19 4.22 4.06 4.46 3.41 4.39 3.21 4.27 8.40 4.15 2.97 4.41   3.63   3.17   3.38   48.70 32.28
JEFFERSON 2ESE    4.02 3.61 3.73 2.23 4.61 4.59 3.93 3.55 4.89 1.89 4.39 4.15 4.40 7.39 4.31 3.76 3.93 0.31 3.35   3.84   3.28   48.68 31.48
KING               (TOWN)   2.68   2.07   3.90   2.31   3.58   4.99   9.09   5.54   0.23             0.00 34.39
MOUNT AIRY 2W     4.00 4.26 3.36 1.92 4.44 4.45 3.85 3.43 4.65 1.18 4.02 2.27 4.40 6.93 3.81 2.82 4.31 1.48 3.86   3.48   3.31   47.49 28.74
NORTH WILKESBORO   4.42 4.24 3.93 2.69 4.85 5.54 4.40 3.41 4.68 2.68 4.44 6.37 4.29 5.78 4.24 2.79 4.45 0.16 3.82   3.54   3.62   50.68 33.66
REIDSVILLE 2NW     4.22 3.41 3.43 3.34 4.43 3.89 3.85 1.52 4.13 2.55 3.95 3.38 4.73 5.25 3.67 1.49 4.38 0.28 3.73   3.21   3.19   46.92 25.11
SPARTA 2SSW       4.11 3.42 3.83 1.75 5.55 M 4.80 6.57 5.43 1.77 4.32   4.52   4.07 5.15 4.52 0.35 4.19   4.78   3.39   53.51 19.01
TRANSOU (ALLE. CO) 4.42 4.07 4.00 2.90 5.59 4.68 4.72 4.60 5.60 2.95 5.11 7.02 4.76 8.09 4.62 5.74 4.86 0.74 4.48   4.90   3.65   56.71 40.79
W KERR SCOTT  4.54 2.16 3.86 2.75 5.12 5.53 4.51 3.34 4.91 2.42 4.75 4.82 4.54 4.38 4.84 2.56 4.92   3.81   3.67   3.77   53.24 27.96
YADKIN VILLE 6E   3.89 2.81 3.49 2.29 4.66 3.72 3.56 3.40 4.31 1.81 3.93 5.62 4.10 6.99 3.33 7.16 4.00 1.27 3.69   3.13   3.54   45.63 35.07
YANCEY VILLE 4SE   3.23   2.31   4.00   1.77   2.66   2.82   8.22   2.17   0.67             0.00 27.85