Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
600 AM EDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   03/29/1907
 LOW                5   03/03/2009
HIGHEST            76   03/27                         84
LOWEST             18   03/15                         21
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.3              57.9     1.4     64.1
AVG. MINIMUM     35.5              33.8     1.7     40.5
MEAN             47.4              45.9     1.5     52.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              13.5     1.5        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.24   1975
 MINIMUM         0.36   1910
TOTALS           2.66              3.58   -0.92     3.36
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.12   -0.03     0.11
DAYS >= .01        12              10.6     1.4       12
DAYS >= .10         8               6.9     1.1        7
DAYS >= .50         1               2.5    -1.5        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.81                               0.98

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T                                  T
DAYS >= TRACE       2                                  2
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        T                                  T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     539               595     -56      390
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/210    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/240    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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PW



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