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West Cradock Section
Lat: N 36 48 ' 4 '' ( 36.801 )
Lon: W 76 19 ' 37 '' ( -76.327 )
Altitude: 013 feet

National Weather Service Wakefield, VA TRAINED SPOTTER ID AKQ1196

APRS and MADIS ID with Link: CW9343

Weather Underground: West Cradock

CoCoRaHS: VA-PRC-2

ACON VA/NC/SC: POR


Summary of Climatological Data for July 1, 1976 to July 31, 2016
[ with update for rainfall of 10/8-9/16 ]
(updated periodically)

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TEMPERATURE:

Period Mean:     High = 69.7     Low = 51.6     Mean = 60.6

PRECIPITATION:

Total Period = 2009.77"  
Average daily =    0.14"
Average annual =  50.24"

Measurable precipitation on 4799 out of 14641 days or 32.78%

Total Snowfall = 261.6"      

Average annual snowfall = 6.50"

EXTREMES:

Minimum daily temperature = -3.5° on January 21, 1985
Maximum daily temperature =  104° on July 24 and July 25, 2010

Precipitation (calendar day) = 9.19" October 8th, 2016

Storm total = 11.14" October 8-9th, 2016


Event total = 15.18" September 26th - October 1st, 2010

Precipitation (maximum monthly) = 21.91" in September 1999

Precipitation (minimum monthly) = 0.02" in October 2000

Snowfall (daily) = 12.20" on February 6, 1980
Snowfall (monthly) = 21.00" in February 1989
Snowfall (one storm) =
14.00" on March 1-2, 1980 and 14.00" February 17-19, 1989
Snowfall (seasonal) = 42.20" 1979-1980

Wind gust = West 70 mph March 13, 1993 (Blizzard of 1993)
ENE 70 mph September 18, 2003 (Hurricane Isabel)

Barometer (maximum) = 30.80" on January 10th, 1994
Barometer (minimum) = 28.52" on March 13, 1993
 
  Heating Degree Days (Average Annual) = 3312.25
Cooling Degree Days (Average Annual) = 1709.13

 
 



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