Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
545 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              92   03/29/1907
 LOW                5   03/03/2009
HIGHEST            79   03/11                         80
LOWEST              9   03/04                         19
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.2              57.9    -1.7     53.1
AVG. MINIMUM     31.4              33.8    -2.4     30.1
MEAN             43.8              45.9    -2.1     41.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              13.5     4.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.24   1975
 MINIMUM         0.36   1910
TOTALS           2.93              3.58   -0.65     3.31
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.12   -0.03     0.11
DAYS >= .01        12              10.6     1.4
DAYS >= .10         8               6.9     1.1
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.72   03/03 TO 03/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            9.4                                9.5
SINCE 7/1        21.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     650               595      55
 SINCE 7/1       4164              4019     145
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/190    DATE  03/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/310    DATE  03/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      3
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

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

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