Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
615 AM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              79   12/07/1998
                        12/18/1924
 LOW               -4   12/25/1983
                        12/30/1917
HIGHEST            70   12/01                         73
LOWEST             22   12/26                         14
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.0              47.8     1.2     51.4
AVG. MINIMUM     31.7              27.3     4.4     30.8
MEAN             40.4              37.6     2.8     41.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.9    -1.9
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              22.2    -6.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.72   1901
 MINIMUM         0.26   1986
TOTALS           3.12              3.24   -0.12     5.69
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.18
DAYS >= .01        13               9.6     3.4
DAYS >= .10        10               5.9     4.1
DAYS >= .50         1               2.4    -1.4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.79   12/01 TO 12/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T                                  T
SINCE 7/1           T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     754               851     -97
 SINCE 7/1       1730              1745     -15
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        967              1032     -65
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/050    DATE  12/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    29/070    DATE  12/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

REMARKS:
DUE TO A SYSTEM FAILURE CAUSING MISSING TEMPERATURES ON
AUGUST 21-24...THE SEASONAL TOTAL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL
FOR CDD WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THOSE DATES.


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