Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1036 PM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/24/1925
                        04/18/1896
 LOW               20   04/10/1985
                        04/01/1923
HIGHEST            82   04/14                         86
LOWEST             27   04/08                         32
                        04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.2              68.2    -2.0     72.4
AVG. MINIMUM     40.1              42.6    -2.5     49.8
MEAN             53.2              55.4    -2.2     61.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               3.5     2.5        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.95   1987
 MINIMUM         0.28   1976
TOTALS           4.80              3.31    1.49     4.18
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.11    0.05     0.14
DAYS >= .01        13              10.0     3.0       10
DAYS >= .10         7               6.2     0.8        7
DAYS >= .50         2               2.3    -0.3        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.15                               1.39

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.5                                0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       2                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.5                                0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     359               304      55      160
COOLING TOTAL      11                16      -5       52
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/180    DATE  04/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/190    DATE  04/15

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH:
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP                 0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                         6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN                0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                         0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                         0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                        0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE        0
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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