Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG, VA
301 AM EST FRI JAN 01 2021

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH            106   07/10/1936
 LOW             -10   02/05/1996
                       01/21/1985
HIGHEST           99   07/19
                       07/20
LOWEST            17   01/22
                       01/21
AVG. MAXIMUM    70.2               67.1     3.1
AVG. MINIMUM    48.5               44.1     4.4
MEAN            59.4               55.6     3.8
DAYS MAX >= 90    45               21.7    23.3
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                6.3    -6.3
DAYS MIN <= 32    70               99.0   -29.0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.4    -0.4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       65.70   2018
 MINIMUM       19.83   1930
TOTALS         69.73R             41.57   28.16
DAYS >= .01      136              115.9    20.1
DAYS >= .10       91               72.5    18.5
DAYS >= .50       41               28.3    12.7
DAYS >= 1.00      23               10.4    12.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   3.74

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS             T
DAYS >= TRACE      8
DAYS >= 1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     0.0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   3466               4459    -993
COOLING TOTAL   1505               1032     473
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/190
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/290    DATE  07/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/290    DATE  07/28

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.39

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             38     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               47     RAIN                      80
LIGHT RAIN              174     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      3
FOG                     180     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     40
HAZE                      1

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

REMARK: AVERAGE ANNUAL TEMPERATURE RANKED 2ND BEHIND 59.5 IN 1921.

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