Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
833 AM EDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   05/22/1941
 LOW               31   05/03/2005
                        05/11/1997
HIGHEST            87   05/28                         91
LOWEST             41   05/02                         41
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.6              75.4     4.2     78.1
AVG. MINIMUM     54.8              50.9     3.9     53.2
MEAN             67.2              63.1     4.1     65.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.08   1898
 MINIMUM         0.44   1926
TOTALS           1.66              3.73   -2.07     5.39
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.12   -0.07     0.17
DAYS >= .01         7              12.3    -5.3        7
DAYS >= .10         4               7.8    -3.8        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.72                               3.22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                                0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0                                0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      59               122     -63       65
COOLING TOTAL     140                64      76       95
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/310    DATE  05/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/300    DATE  05/11

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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PW


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