Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
502 AM EDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              95   04/24/1925
                        04/18/1896
 LOW               20   04/10/1985
                        04/01/1923
HIGHEST            86   04/29                         85
LOWEST             32   04/08                         22
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.4              68.2     4.2     68.2
AVG. MINIMUM     49.8              42.6     7.2     42.8
MEAN             61.1              55.4     5.7     55.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               3.5    -2.5        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.95   1987
 MINIMUM         0.28   1976
TOTALS           4.18              3.31    0.87     2.12
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.11    0.03     0.07
DAYS >= .01        10              10.0     0.0        8
DAYS >= .10         7               6.2     0.8        5
DAYS >= .50         4               2.3     1.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.39                               0.78

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     160               304    -144      292
COOLING TOTAL      52                16      36       14
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/040    DATE  04/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/030    DATE  04/24

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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