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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
418 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016


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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         55   1225 AM  94    1902  73    -18       85
  MINIMUM         50   1136 PM  32    1997  48      2       54
  AVERAGE         53                        60     -7       70

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.45          2.74 1898   0.12   1.33      T
  MONTH TO DATE    4.07                      0.55   3.52     0.57
  SINCE MAR 1      9.55                      7.44   2.11     7.91
  SINCE JAN 1     16.84                     13.51   3.33    12.29

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0                                       0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                                       0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      T                                         2.5
  SINCE JUL 1     15.6                                      22.9
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       12                         6      6        0
  MONTH TO DATE   20                        30    -10       26
  SINCE MAR 1    702                       929   -227      905
  SINCE JUL 1   3668                      4353   -685     4594

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        5
  MONTH TO DATE    4                         5     -1        5
  SINCE MAR 1     21                        23     -2       13
  SINCE JAN 1     21                        23     -2       13
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.3


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 AM
 LOWEST     86          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    93

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THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        92      1943
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        35      1973


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   616 AM EDT   SUNSET   811 PM EDT
MAY  7 2016...........SUNRISE   615 AM EDT   SUNSET   812 PM EDT


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

REMARKS:
DUE TO A SENSOR FAILURE CAUSING MISSING TEMPERATURES ON OCTOBER 22
AND 23...THE SEASONAL HEATING DEGREE DAY TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM
NORMAL WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THESE DATES.

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