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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
124 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 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         75    215 PM  92    1913  73      2       76
  MINIMUM         55   1047 PM  31    2005  47      8       43
  AVERAGE         65                        60      5       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.18          2.55 1972   0.11   0.07     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.62                      0.32   2.30     0.57
  SINCE MAR 1      8.10                      7.21   0.89     7.91
  SINCE JAN 1     15.39                     13.28   2.11    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        0                         6     -6        5
  MONTH TO DATE    2                        18    -16       25
  SINCE MAR 1    684                       917   -233      904
  SINCE JUL 1   3650                      4341   -691     4593

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    4                         3      1        0
  SINCE MAR 1     21                        21      0        8
  SINCE JAN 1     21                        21      0        8
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     50           200 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        95      1928
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        32      1976


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   618 AM EDT   SUNSET   810 PM EDT
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   617 AM EDT   SUNSET   810 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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PW



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