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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Floyd Virginia, United States

In Floyd, the summers are warm and humid, the winters are very cold and snowy, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 25°F to 83°F and is rarely below 12°F or above 90°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Floyd for warm-weather activities is from early June to mid September.

Climate in Floyd

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Floyd weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

The warm season lasts for 3.6 months, from May 27 to September 16, with an average daily high temperature above 75°F. The hottest month of the year in Floyd is July, with an average high of 82°F and low of 63°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.1 months, from November 30 to March 1, with an average daily high temperature below 50°F. The coldest month of the year in Floyd is January, with an average low of 26°F and high of 42°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Floyd

Average High and Low Temperature in FloydwarmcoldcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJan 2942°FJan 2942°FJul 2183°FJul 2183°F25°F25°F64°F64°FMay 2775°FMay 2775°FSep 1675°FSep 1675°FNov 3050°FNov 3050°FMar 150°FMar 150°F54°F54°F56°F56°F33°F33°F31°F31°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.
AverageJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High 42°F46°F55°F65°F72°F79°F82°F81°F74°F65°F55°F46°F
Temp. 33°F36°F44°F53°F61°F69°F72°F71°F64°F54°F44°F36°F
Low 26°F28°F35°F43°F52°F59°F63°F62°F55°F44°F36°F29°F

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in Floyd

Average Hourly Temperature in FloydJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablecomfortablewarmfreezingfreezing
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Marano Ticino, Italy (4,422 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Floyd (view comparison).

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In Floyd, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Floyd begins around July 26 and lasts for 3.6 months, ending around November 13.

The clearest month of the year in Floyd is September, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 64% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around November 13 and lasts for 8.4 months, ending around July 26.

The cloudiest month of the year in Floyd is January, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 51% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Floyd

Cloud Cover Categories in FloydclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Sep 2165%Sep 2165%Dec 2748%Dec 2748%Jul 2656%Jul 2656%Nov 1357%Nov 1357%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.
FractionJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Cloudier 51%50%49%47%48%46%44%38%36%37%44%50%
Clearer 49%50%51%53%52%54%56%62%64%63%56%50%

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Floyd varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 4.5 months, from April 13 to August 30, with a greater than 31% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days in Floyd is July, with an average of 13.1 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

The drier season lasts 7.5 months, from August 30 to April 13. The month with the fewest wet days in Floyd is October, with an average of 6.2 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. The month with the most days of rain alone in Floyd is July, with an average of 13.1 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 45% on July 15.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Floyd

Daily Chance of Precipitation in FloydwetdrydryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jul 1545%Jul 1545%Oct 3118%Oct 3118%Jan 124%Jan 124%Apr 1331%Apr 1331%Aug 3031%Aug 3031%NowNowrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).
Days ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rain 4.0d4.0d7.2d9.1d12.0d11.8d13.1d10.8d8.0d6.2d5.3d5.0d
Mixed 1.8d1.5d0.5d0.1d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.2d1.0d
Snow 1.5d1.6d1.0d0.2d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.4d1.1d
Any 7.3d7.1d8.7d9.4d12.0d11.8d13.1d10.8d8.0d6.2d6.0d7.2d

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Floyd experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Floyd. The month with the most rain in Floyd is May, with an average rainfall of 3.5 inches.

The month with the least rain in Floyd is February, with an average rainfall of 1.8 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Floyd

Average Monthly Rainfall in FloydJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in2 in2 in4 in4 in6 in6 in8 in8 in10 in10 inMay 203.5 inMay 203.5 inFeb 71.7 inFeb 71.7 inSep 263.1 inSep 263.1 inNowNow
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rainfall 1.9″1.8″2.7″3.3″3.5″3.3″3.3″3.1″3.1″2.8″2.7″2.2″

Snowfall

As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Floyd experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 5.0 months, from November 9 to April 10, with a sliding 31-day snowfall of at least 1.0 inches. The month with the most snow in Floyd is February, with an average snowfall of 8.4 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 7.0 months, from April 10 to November 9. The least snow falls around July 31, with an average total accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Monthly Snowfall in Floyd

Average Monthly Snowfall in FloydsnowsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in5 in5 in10 in10 in15 in15 in20 in20 inFeb 38.9 inFeb 38.9 inJul 310.0 inJul 310.0 inNov 91.0 inNov 91.0 inApr 101.0 inApr 101.0 inNowNow
The average snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Snowfall 7.9″8.4″3.6″0.7″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.1″1.6″5.8″

The length of the day in Floyd varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2022, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 38 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 14 hours, 42 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Floyd

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in FloydJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 6 minMar 2012 hr, 6 minMar 2014 hr, 42 minJun 2114 hr, 42 minJun 2112 hr, 9 minSep 2212 hr, 9 minSep 229 hr, 38 minDec 219 hr, 38 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.
Hours ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Daylight 10.0h10.9h12.0h13.2h14.2h14.7h14.4h13.5h12.4h11.2h10.2h9.7h

The earliest sunrise is at 6:01 AM on June 13, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 48 minutes later at 7:49 AM on November 5. The earliest sunset is at 5:04 PM on December 6, and the latest sunset is 3 hours, 40 minutes later at 8:44 PM on June 28.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Floyd during 2022, starting in the spring on March 13, lasting 7.8 months, and ending in the fall on November 6.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in Floyd

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in FloydJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 136:01 AMJun 136:01 AM8:44 PMJun 288:44 PMJun 28Dec 65:04 PMDec 65:04 PM7:49 AMNov 57:49 AMNov 5Mar 13DSTMar 13DSTDSTNov 6DSTNov 6daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2022. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2022. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Floyd

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

Floyd experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from May 30 to September 19, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 16% of the time. The month with the most muggy days in Floyd is July, with 18.1 days that are muggy or worse.

The month with the fewest muggy days in Floyd is February, with 0.0 days that are muggy or worse.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Floyd

Humidity Comfort Levels in FloydmuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Feb 210%Feb 210%Jul 2563%Jul 2563%May 3016%May 3016%Sep 1916%Sep 1916%oppressiveoppressivemuggymuggydrydryhumidhumidcomfortablecomfortable
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Muggy days 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d2.1d9.8d18.1d14.8d5.7d0.7d0.0d0.0d

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Floyd experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 5.9 months, from November 8 to May 4, with average wind speeds of more than 4.7 miles per hour. The windiest month of the year in Floyd is February, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.0 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 6.1 months, from May 4 to November 8. The calmest month of the year in Floyd is August, with an average hourly wind speed of 3.3 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Floyd

Average Wind Speed in FloydwindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph1 mph1 mph2 mph2 mph3 mph3 mph4 mph4 mph5 mph5 mph6 mph6 mph7 mph7 mph8 mph8 mph9 mph9 mph10 mph10 mphFeb 256.1 mphFeb 256.1 mphAug 13.3 mphAug 13.3 mphNov 84.7 mphNov 84.7 mphMay 44.7 mphMay 44.7 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Wind Speed (mph) 5.86.05.95.34.33.73.43.33.74.34.85.2

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Floyd varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 1.3 months, from August 25 to October 3, with a peak percentage of 30% on September 26. The wind is most often from the west for 11 months, from October 3 to August 25, with a peak percentage of 44% on January 1.

Wind Direction in Floyd

Wind Direction in FloydWNWJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestsouthnortheast
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Floyd throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Floyd for general outdoor tourist activities is from early June to mid September, with a peak score in the last week of August.

Tourism Score in Floyd

Tourism Score in Floydbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.66.60.30.3precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Floyd for hot-weather activities is from late June to late August, with a peak score in the third week of July.

Beach/Pool Score in Floyd

Beach/Pool Score in Floydbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810105.15.10.00.0precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature beach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Floyd typically lasts for 6.1 months (186 days), from around April 15 to around October 18, rarely starting before March 28 or after May 7, and rarely ending before September 30 or after November 6.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Floyd

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Floydgrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Apr 1550%Apr 1550%Oct 1850%Oct 1890%May 790%May 790%Sep 3090%Sep 3010%Mar 2810%Mar 2810%Nov 610%Nov 60%Dec 140%Dec 14Jul 24100%Jul 24100%NowNowfreezingvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Floyd should appear around March 24, only rarely appearing before March 10 or after April 12.

Growing Degree Days in Floyd

Growing Degree Days in FloydJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°F2,500°F2,500°F3,000°F3,000°F3,500°F3,500°FMar 2489°FMar 2489°FJun 13900°FJun 13900°FJul 261,800°FJul 261,800°FDec 313,267°FDec 313,267°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 4.0 months, from April 25 to August 23, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.0 kWh. The brightest month of the year in Floyd is June, with an average of 6.9 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.0 months, from November 7 to February 7, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.2 kWh. The darkest month of the year in Floyd is December, with an average of 2.4 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Floyd

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in FloydbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhJun 237.0 kWhJun 237.0 kWhDec 242.3 kWhDec 242.3 kWhApr 256.0 kWhApr 256.0 kWhAug 236.0 kWhAug 236.0 kWhFeb 73.2 kWhFeb 73.2 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Solar Energy (kWh) 2.63.54.75.86.56.96.76.25.34.13.02.4

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Floyd are 36.911 deg latitude, -80.320 deg longitude, and 2,487 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Floyd contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 617 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,415 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,536 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,075 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Floyd is covered by trees (52%) and cropland (46%), within 10 miles by trees (78%) and cropland (22%), and within 50 miles by trees (77%) and cropland (21%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in Floyd, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There are 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Floyd.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Floyd according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at Floyd is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Floyd and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are:

To get a sense of how much these sources agree with each other, you can view a comparison of Floyd and the stations that contribute to our estimates of its temperature history and climate. Please note that each source's contribution is adjusted for elevation and the relative change present in the MERRA-2 data.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

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We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

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