Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
639 AM EDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   03/29/1907
 LOW                5   03/03/2009
HIGHEST            78   03/29                         76
LOWEST             22   03/24                         18
                        03/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.0              57.9    -5.9     59.3
AVG. MINIMUM     30.9              33.8    -2.9     35.5
MEAN             41.5              45.9    -4.4     47.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              13.5     7.5       15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.24   1975
 MINIMUM         0.36   1910
TOTALS           3.07              3.58   -0.51     2.66
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.12   -0.02     0.09
DAYS >= .01        11              10.6     0.4       12
DAYS >= .10         6               6.9    -0.9        8
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.10                               0.81

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            7.7                                  T
DAYS >= TRACE       5                                  2
DAYS >= 1.0         2                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      4.6                                  T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     722               595     127      539
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/040    DATE  03/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/310    DATE  03/02

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH:
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP                 0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                         3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN                0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                         0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                         1
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                        2
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE        1
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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