Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
554 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              80   01/30/2002
 LOW              -10   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            64   01/31                         60
LOWEST              9   01/20                          3
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.4              45.4    -2.0     43.7
AVG. MINIMUM     22.8              24.8    -2.0     24.2
MEAN             33.1              35.1    -2.0     33.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               3.1     0.9        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              24.0     5.0       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.46   1936
 MINIMUM         0.49   1981
TOTALS           2.77              3.14   -0.37     1.86
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.06
DAYS >= .01         9               9.2    -0.2        7
DAYS >= .10         5               5.8    -0.8        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.3    -0.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.23                               0.77

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           10.2                                0.1
DAYS >= TRACE       5                                  4
DAYS >= 1.0         2                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      8.5                                0.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     983               927      56      953
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           0.30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      1
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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