Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
751 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   03/29/1907
 LOW                5   03/03/2009
HIGHEST            77   03/16                         79
LOWEST             15   03/06                          9
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.2              57.9    -1.7     56.2
AVG. MINIMUM     34.0              33.8     0.2     31.4
MEAN             45.1              45.9    -0.8     43.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               0.2     1.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              13.5    -3.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.24   1975
 MINIMUM         0.36   1910
TOTALS           3.28              3.58   -0.30     2.93
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.12   -0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01        14              10.6     3.4
DAYS >= .10         8               6.9     1.1
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.87   03/05 TO 03/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            2.5                                9.4
SINCE 7/1        22.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     610               595      15
 SINCE 7/1       4299              4019     280
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/200    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/200    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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