Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
740 AM EST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018...

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

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   06/19
                        06/18
LOWEST             -2   01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.4              67.1     0.3
AVG. MINIMUM     46.5              44.1     2.4
MEAN             57.0              55.6     1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     35              21.7    13.3
DAYS MAX <= 32      8               6.3     1.7
DAYS MIN <= 32    106              99.0     7.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.4     0.6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        59.71   1972
 MINIMUM        19.83   1930
TOTALS          65.70R            41.57   24.13
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.11    0.07
DAYS >= .01       140             115.9    24.1
DAYS >= .10        91              72.5    18.5
DAYS >= .50        45              28.3    16.7
DAYS >= 1.00       29              10.4    18.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.58

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           24.1
DAYS >= TRACE      14
DAYS >= 1.0         4
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     11.5R

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4336              4459    -123
COOLING TOTAL    1515              1032     483
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
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)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH:
THUNDERSTORM             54     MIXED PRECIP                 0
HEAVY RAIN               55     RAIN                        76
LIGHT RAIN              162     FREEZING RAIN                4
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN       4     HAIL                         0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                         3
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                        5
FOG                     202     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       47
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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