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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
243 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016


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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 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         82    159 PM  91    1942  72     10       71
                                      1913
  MINIMUM         55    557 AM  32    2005  47      8       41
  AVERAGE         69                        60      9       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.73          0.96 2002   0.10   0.63     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.44                      0.21   2.23     0.57
  SINCE MAR 1      7.92                      7.10   0.82     7.91
  SINCE JAN 1     15.21                     13.17   2.04    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        9
  MONTH TO DATE    2                        12    -10       20
  SINCE MAR 1    684                       911   -227      899
  SINCE JUL 1   3650                      4335   -685     4588

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        4                         1      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE    4                         2      2        0
  SINCE MAR 1     21                        20      1        8
  SINCE JAN 1     21                        20      1        8
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.8


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     47           200 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   73        92      1913
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        31      2005


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   619 AM EDT   SUNSET   809 PM EDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   618 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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RAB


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