Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
937 AM EST TUE MAR 1 2016

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...

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
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   02/11/1932
 LOW              -11   02/20/2015
HIGHEST            76   12/12                         70
LOWEST              7   02/14                        -11
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.8              47.4     2.4     44.3
AVG. MINIMUM     30.1              26.4     3.7     24.5
MEAN             39.9              36.9     3.0     34.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10               6.1     3.9       11
DAYS MIN <= 32     57              67.0   -10.0       70
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.30   1901
 MINIMUM         4.69   1906
TOTALS          12.26              9.31    2.95     7.50
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.10    0.04     0.08
DAYS >= .01        33              28.2     4.8       30
DAYS >= .10        20              17.6     2.4       21
DAYS >= .50        11               6.5     4.5        5
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.9     1.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.32                               1.02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           15.6                               20.4
DAYS >= TRACE       9                                 15
DAYS >= 1.0         3                                  4
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      8.5                                7.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2256              2529    -273     2713
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/040    DATE  01/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/040    DATE  01/22

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               31     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      1
FOG                      46     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     25
HAZE                      1

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

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PW



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