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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
931 AM EST WED JAN 4 2017

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              79   12/07/1998
                        12/18/1924
 LOW               -4   12/25/1983
                        12/30/1917
HIGHEST            65   12/27                         76
LOWEST             13   12/16                         22
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.5              47.8     0.7     58.9
AVG. MINIMUM     29.0              27.3     1.7     39.2
MEAN             38.7              37.6     1.1     49.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               1.9    -0.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              22.2    -2.2       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.72   1901
 MINIMUM         0.26   1986
TOTALS           3.10              3.24   -0.14     4.97
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.16
DAYS >= .01         9               9.6    -0.6       13
DAYS >= .10         6               5.9     0.1        9
DAYS >= .50         2               2.4    -0.4        5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.25                               1.32

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                                  T
DAYS >= TRACE       0                                  1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0                                  T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     809               851     -42      484
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/200    DATE  12/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/200    DATE  12/18

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      0

-  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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