Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
302 PM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   07/10/1936
 LOW              -11   02/20/2015
HIGHEST            95   07/23
LOWEST              0   01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.9              67.1     1.8
AVG. MINIMUM     46.5              44.1     2.4
MEAN             57.7              55.6     2.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     22              21.7     0.3
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               6.3    -0.3
DAYS MIN <= 32     85              99.0   -14.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.4     0.6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        59.71   1972
 MINIMUM        19.83   1930
TOTALS          32.92             41.57   -8.65
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.11   -0.02
DAYS >= .01       119             115.9     3.1
DAYS >= .10        77              72.5     4.5
DAYS >= .50        22              28.3    -6.3
DAYS >= 1.00        5              10.4    -5.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.54

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            7.4
DAYS >= TRACE       9
DAYS >= 1.0         3
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      4.9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3734              4459    -725
COOLING TOTAL    1174              1032     142
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/040    DATE  04/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/240    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             37     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               33     RAIN                      63
LIGHT RAIN              154     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                     156     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     29
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

REMARKS:
DUE TO MISSING TEMPERATURES ON FEBRUARY 23 AND JULY 24-25...ALL
TEMPERATURE AND DEGREE DAY INFORMATION WILL BE CALCULATED WITHOUT
DATA FROM THESE DATES.

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