Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
146 AM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

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

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            84   03/16                         77
LOWEST             21   03/03                         15
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.1              57.9     6.2     56.2
AVG. MINIMUM     40.5              33.8     6.7     34.0
MEAN             52.3              45.9     6.4     45.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        2
DAYS MIN <= 32      9              13.5    -4.5       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.24   1975
 MINIMUM         0.36   1910
TOTALS           3.36              3.58   -0.22     3.28
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.12   -0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01        12              10.6     1.4       14
DAYS >= .10         7               6.9     0.1        8
DAYS >= .50         4               2.5     1.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.98                               0.87

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T                                2.5
DAYS >= TRACE       2                                  1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        T                                2.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     390               595    -205      610
COOLING TOTAL       3                 2       1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/190    DATE  03/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/200    DATE  03/24

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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 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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