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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
606 AM EDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   05/22/1941
 LOW               31   05/03/2005
                        05/11/1997
HIGHEST            89   05/17                         86
LOWEST             36   05/09                         37
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.1              75.4    -0.3     72.7
AVG. MINIMUM     53.7              50.9     2.8     52.7
MEAN             64.4              63.1     1.3     62.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.08   1898
 MINIMUM         0.44   1926
TOTALS           7.88              3.73    4.15     6.89
DAILY AVG.       0.25              0.12    0.13     0.22
DAYS >= .01        14              12.3     1.7       16
DAYS >= .10        12               7.8     4.2       11
DAYS >= .50         7               2.5     4.5        4
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.7     2.3        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.32                               1.84

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      94               122     -28      117
COOLING TOTAL      83                64      19       54
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/220    DATE  05/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/230    DATE  05/05

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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