The Atlantic Coast Observer Network - Virginia/North Carolina/South Carolina
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SUMMARY OF CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA 


NOVEMBER 2010


...MIXED TEMPERATURE AVERAGES RELATIVE TO NORMAL
MOST AREAS REMAIN DRY ...

 


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  • REMINDER All National Weather Service station data listed herein is preliminary and may be subject to change.  The data has not been certified and cannot be used in legal actions.  Only reports certified by the National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, NC can be used for these purposes.



  • ACON VA/NC/SC Member Station Extremes - NOVEMBER 2010
    State
    Maximum Temperature
    Minimum
    Temperature
    Warmest
    Average
    Temperature
    Coldest
    Average
    Temperature
    Maximum
    Precipitation
    Minimum
    Precipitation
    Virginia
    76°
    Norfolk (FHC)
    17°
    Blacksburg
    54.2°
    Norfolk (FHC)
    43.3°
    Blacksburg
    3.47"
    Roanoke
    0.42"
    Norfolk (FHC)
    North Carolina
    79°
    Lumberton
    23°
    Asheville
    Moncure
    57.1°
    Cape Hatteras
    46.9°
    Asheville
    5.49"
    Asheville
    0.67"
    Fayetteville
    South Carolina
    81
    Charleston
    27°
    Anderson
    58.2°
    Charleston
    52.1°
    Anderson
    3.81"
    Anderson
    0.30"
    Charleston


    ( For an explanation of column headers in the following tables,
    please note the column denotations table below. )


    TEMPERATURE / WINDS/ ELEMENTS

    VIRGINIA
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         STN  A      B    C     C1     D    E  F    G    H  I  J K K1  L  M      N   N1   N2   O P Q R R1 S    CWA
         --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
         BCB 56.3  30.3  43.3   +0.5  69 11,13 17   28   0  0 21 0 74% 30 310  27   4.2       0 0 0 0  1 2400 AKQ
         BRI 54.7  32.1  43.4   +2.2  65    9  19   29   0  0 18 0 61%                         0 0 0 0  0 0510/1600 LWX
         CEN 56.0  36.9  46.6   +1.7  65   23  25   29   0  0  5 0 67% 39 309  17   2.3  320 1 0 0 0  2 2400 LWX
         CHT 56.9  36.6  46.7   +0.9  64.7 14  23.5 29   0  0  0 0 74% 23 180  17   0.4  360 1 0 0 0  2 2400 LWX
         CHO 59.8  35.0  47.4         71   23  21   29   0  0  9 0     40 180  16   3.0       0 0 0 0  0 2400 LWX
         DAN 61.3  35.1  48.2   -0.4  74    9  22   28   0  0 10 0 66% 37 250  16   4.2       1 0 0 0  0 2400 RNK
         DCA 59.2  41.7  50.5   +1.8  69   23  32   29   0  0  1 0 61% 54 240  17   7.4       1 0 1 0  0 2400 LWX
         IAD 57.1  35.2  46.1   +0.9  65 13,20 22   29   0  0 16 0 67% 40 210  17   6.3       1 0 0 0  2 2400 LWX
         GAV 61.37 38.30 49.83        74   23  26   29   0  0  6 0 68% 25 250  24             1 0 0 0  1 2400 AKQ
         HDV 57.1  35.6  46.3   -1.1  65 13,14 25 28,29  0  0 12 0 69%                         0 0 0 0  1 2400 LWX
                                         20,23
         LYH 59.0  33.9  46.4   -0.2  71    9  20   28   0  0 12 0 65% 32 210  16   3.7       1 0 0 0  1 2400 RNK
                                                                       32 160  30      
         NPN 60.5  39.5  50.0   -1.3  74.3 23  26.9 29   0  0  2 0     35 200  17   2.3  290 0 0 0 0  0 2400 AKQ
         NOR 59.7  42.3  51.0   -0.8  75   23  29.0 29   0  0  2 0                             0 0 0 0  0 2400 AKQ
         ORF 60.8  44.8  52.5   +0.2  75   23  32   29   0  0  1 0 69% 43 250  17   8.1       1 0 0 0  1 2400 AKQ
         FHC 61.4  47.0  54.2   +1.9  75.8 23  33.7 29   0  0  0 0 73% 32 180  17   1.0  360 1 0 0 0  0 2400 AKQ
         POR 59.8  40.7  50.2   -2.6  74.8 23  27.8 29   0  0  3 0 78% 45 200  17   3.9  360 1 0 0 0  0 2400 AKQ
         CTR 59.9  34.7  46.6   -4.4  72.3 23  21.9 29   0  0 13 0 77% 16 230 26,30 0.3  056 0 0 0 0  0 2400 AKQ
         MEC 59.30 39.03 49.30        73   23  23   29   0  0  2 0                             0 0 0 0  0 1600 AKQ
         RIC 61.1  38.8  49.9   +0.4  74   23  26   28   0  0  3 0 64% 43 230  17   6.2       0 0 0 0  2 2400 AKQ
         ROA 58.5  36.0  47.2   -0.1  73    9  22   29   0  0  7 0 61% 47 290  27   4.8       0 0 0 0  1 2400 AKQ
         WAL 58.2  40.3  49.2   +0.1  72   23  27   29   0  0  2 0     47 240  17   7.7       0 0 0 0  3 2400 AKQ
         WOO 56.3  39.3  47.8   -0.3  69   23  27   28   0  0  4 0                             0 0 0 0  0 2400 LWX
         WSH 56.4  37.9  47.2   +0.61 65.4 9,  27.2 28   0  0  4 0 66% 22 090  17   0.7  070 0 0 0 0  0 2400 LWX
                                           12
    NORTH CAROLINA
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         STN  A      B    C     C1    D    E  F      G  H  I  J K K1  L  M     N    N1   N2  O P Q R R1 S    CWA
         -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
         AVL 59.2  34.5  46.9  +0.5  73    10 23    28  0  0 13 0 69% 38 340 23    6.0      0 0 0 0  3 2400 GSP
         MRH 64.9  44.6  54.7        74    16 33 27,28  0  0  0 0     38 210 16    8.0      0 0 0 0  5 2400 MHX
         CLT 63.9  37.9  50.9  -1.4  76     9 26     7  0  0  7 0 61% 37 160 30    5.4      2 0 0 0  0 2400 GSP
         ECG 62.7  40.9  51.8  -2.3  75    23 31 27,28  0  0  3 0 73% 40 270 17    8.0      0 0 0 0  8 2400 AKQ
         FAY 65.6  40.8  53.2        77    23 29    28  0  0  3 0 63% 47 540 17    6.3      0 0 0 0  2 2400 RAH
         GSO 61.3  38.3  49.8  +0.6  75  9,23 26    29  0  0  5 0 59% 39 260 16    5.7      1 0 0 0  1 2400 RAH
         HSE 64.0  50.2  57.1  -0.5  73    30 38    15  0  0  0 0 74% 41 200  4    7.7      0 0 0 3  1 2400 MHX
         HKY 61.6  38.0  49.8  -0.1  76     9 25  7,28  0  0  5 0     30 250 16    3.2      1 0 0 0  2 2400 GSP
                                                                      30 180 26
         LBT 66.9  40.5  53.7  +0.9  79    23 30    14  0  0  5 0 68% 41 300 13    4.9      0 0 0 0  4 2400 ILM
         MON 63.6  36.5  50.1  -1.2  74.6  23 23.3  28  0  0  9 0 77% 22 250 17    0.8 070 1 0 0 0  0 2400 RAH
         EWN 65.5  40.6  53.0  +3.2  76 23,26 28    27  0  0  2 0 69% 35 330 26    5.5      0 0 0 0  5 2400 MHX
         RDU 63.8  39.5  51.7  +0.7  77    23 36    28  0  0  6 0 63% 43 250 17    4.2      2 0 0 0  3 2400 RAH
         RAL 63.9  35.9  56.5  +5.5  75    23 25    28  0  9  0 0     27      17             2 0 0 0  0 2400 RAH
         ROX 61.3  37.9  49.8  +0.6  72    22 23    28  0  0  5 0 67% 33 180 16             0 0 0 0  0 2400 RAH                                                                                          2200 RAH
         ILM 67.2  42.9  55.0  -1.5  77    23 31    28  0  0  1 0 70% 38 250 26    6.0      0 0 0 0  4 2400 ILM
    
    
    SOUTH CAROLINA
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         STN  A      B    C     C1    D    E  F      G  H  I  J K K1  L  M     N   N1   N2   O P Q R R1 S    CWA
         -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
         AND 63.9  40.3  52.1  +0.1  75     9 27     7  0  0  4 0     36 280 16   4.3       0 0 0 0  5 2400 GSP
         CAE 68.3  41.9  55.1  +0.4  78    25 30 13,14  0  0  4 0 64% 47 240 16   4.1       3 0 0 0  1 2400 CAE
         CRE 66.8  44.2  55.5  +0.9  75 23,26 30    28  0  0  1 0 73% 35 220 16   5.7       0 0 0 0  2 2400 ILM
         CHS 70.3  46.0  58.2  +0.2  81    25 33    28  0  0  3 0     43 190 16   6.3       0 0 0 0  2 2400 CHS
         FLO 66.9  41.8  54.3  -1.1  77    23 31  8,14  0  0  3 0 68% 37 260 17   5.5       0 0 0 0  3 2400 ILM
         GSP 66.7  40.8  52.3  +1.2  77     9 30  7,28  0  0  3 0   % 41 200 30   4.7       0 0 0 0  2 2400 GSP
         OGB 68.3  42.6  55.4        78 23,25 31 13,14  0  0  5 0     29 040 15   4.1       0 0 0 0  3 2400 CAE
    NEARBY STATIONS
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         STN  A      B    C     C1    D     E  F     G  H  I  J K K1  L  M     N   N1   N2   O P Q R R1   S    CWA
         ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
         TRI 60.4  34.8  47.6  +2.1   71 12,25 21   28  0  0 13 0     38 240 16   3.0       1 0 1 0  5   2400 MRX
                                                                      38 230 30
         DAV              38    0.0   63    13 17   29  0  0 18 0                                         0700 PBZ

    (Please note the column denotations table below.)
    PRECIPITATION / BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

    VIRGINIA
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         STN  T      T1      U  U1    V    V1   W X   Y      Z  1   2 3    4    5     6   6A   7    7A    8    S
         ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
         BCB  2.92  -0.04  0.93 30  0.93    30 10 0 36.72                0.0                                  2400
         BRI  2.71  -0.2   1.17 16  1.17    16  4 1 26.46                0.0       30.40  21 29.55   5        0510/1600
         CEN  2.59  -1.18  1.19  4  1.28   4-5  9 1 40.17                0.0       30.54  29 29.53     30.04  2400
         CHT  2.52  -0.79  1.05  4  1.09   3-4  9 2 40.90                0.0       30.546 29 29.489 17 30.117 2400
         CHO  3.15         1.45 16  1.52 15-16  5 2 33.22                                    29.49            2400
         DAN  1.51  -1.56  0.69 16  0.69    16  7 0 38.87                0.0       30.51  29 29.50   4        2400
         DCA  2.22  -0.81  1.31  4  1.44   3-4  8 1 39.02    T 25   1 0    T    T            29.49            2400
         IAD  2.50  -0.81  1.05  4  1.18   3-4  9 2 37.66                0.0                 29.49            2400
         GAV  1.85         1.12  4  1.12     4  8 1 39.07                0.0       30.52  29 29.49 4,5 30.10  2400
         HDV  2.50  -0.82  1.23  4              9 1 42.33                0.0       30.51  29 29.45   4        2400
         LYH  1.93  -1.25  0.81 16  0.81    16  6 0 46.38                0.0       30.53  29 29.51   4        2400
         NPN  0.71  -3.39  0.40  4  0.44   4-5  5 0 47.26                0.0       30.53  29 29.45   4        2400
         NOR  0.53  -3.05  0.23  4              5 0 52.82                0.0                                  2400
         ORF  0.43  -2.55  0.20  4  0.30   4-5  5 0 48.09                0.0       30.51  29 29.44   4        2400
         FHC  0.42  -2.54  0.18  4  0.27   4-5  5 0 51.52                0.0       30.501 29 29.436  4 30.093 2400
         POR  0.54  -2.92  0.27  4  0.37   4-5  6 0 54.38                0.0       30.52  29 29.45   4 30.112 2400
         CTR  1.19  -4.08  0.69  3  0.71   3-4  8 0 39.18                0.0       30.52  29 29.48   4 30.094 2400
         MEC  1.39         0.98  4  1.00   4-5  5 0 38.58                0.0       30.29  29 29.32   4 29.83  1600
         RIC  1.27  -1.79  0.80  4  0.84   3-4  8 0 32.63                0.0       30.56  29 29.50   4        2400
         ROA  3.47  -0.26  1.70 30  1.70    30  6 1 41.43                0.0       30.53  29 29.52  16        2400
         WAL  0.93  -1.78  0.51  4  0.58   3-4  6 0 36.92                0.0       30.54  29 29.42   4        2400
         WOO  1.93  -0.96           0.64   3-4  8 0 28.32                0.0       30.42   2 29.59   5        0800
         WSH  3.08  -1.40  1.31 16  1.31    16  8 1 37.97                0.0       30.57  29 29.54  17        2400
    NORTH CAROLINA
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         STN  T      T1      U  U1    V    V1   W X   Y      Z    1 2  3   4    5     6    6A   7    7A    8     S
         ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
         AVL  5.49  +1.67  4.11 30  4.18 29-30  8 1 43.00    T    6 1  0    T    T  30.45   7 29.55  16         2400
         MRH  1.07         0.39  4  0.40   4-5  9 0 51.80                 0.0       30.45  29 29.43   4         2400
         CLT  1.38  -1.98  0.54 30  0.54    30  7 0 34.59                 0.0       30.47  29 29.54   4         2400
         ECG  1.04  -1.89  0.61  4  0.65   4-5  9 0 41.11                 0.0       30.51  29 29.44   4         2400
         FAY  0.67         0.44  4  0.45   3-4  6 0 35.67                 0.0                 29.53   4         2400
         GSO  0.80  -2.16  0.49  4  0.52   3-4  7 0 40.51                 0.0                 29.53   4         2400
         HSE  2.35  -2.58  1.07  4  1.09   4-5  7 1 53.92                 0.0       30.46  29 29.43   4         2400
         HKY  3.82  +0.18  2.93 30  2.93    30 10 1 42.28                 0.0       30.45  29 29.51   4         2400
         LBT  3.63  -0.51  1.18  1  1.18     1  8 1 36.78                 0.0                 29.48  13         2400
         MON  1.26  -2.04  0.59  4  0.62   3-4  5 0 42.05                 0.0       30.518 29 29.515  4  30.017 2400
         EWN  1.06  -2.17  0.76  4  0.78   4-5  6 0 50.48                 0.0       30.47  29 29.46   4         2400
         RDU  1.45  -1.52  0.72  4  0.74   3-4  7 0 34.57                 0.0                 29.53   4         2400
         RAL  1.29  -1.68           0.71   3-4  8 0 41.26                 0.0       30.48  21 29.52   4         0730
         ROX  1.38  -1.88  0.68  4  0.68     4  7 1 37.20                 0.0       30.54  29 29.53             2200
         ILM  0.96  -2.30  0.39  4  0.39     4  7 0 55.48                 0.0       30.44  29 29.45   4         2400
    SOUTH CAROLINA
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         STN  T      T1     U  U1   V    V1   W X   Y     Z   1  2 3  4     5     6    6A   7    7A    8     S
         ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
         AND  3.81  +0.13 2.47 30  2.47    30 10 1 37.85               0.0       30.46   7 29.55   4         2400
         CAE  1.46  -1.42 0.97  4  0.97     4  5 0 34.13               0.0       30.44   7 29.52   4         2400
         CRE  1.09  -1.88 0.53  4  0.54   4-5  6 0 39.27                         30.40  29 29.47   4         2400
         CHS  0.30  -2.36 0.14 26  0.14    26  3 0 56.94               0.0       30.41   7 29.51   4         2400
         FLO  1.54  -1.05 0.91  4  0.91     4  8 0 36.50               0.0       30.42  29 29.50   4         2400
         GSP  3.69  -0.10 2.66 30  2.66    30  9 1 38.97               0.0       30.44  29 29.55   4         2400
         OGB  1.01        0.78  4  0.78     4  4 0 31.10               0.0       30.45   7 29.54   4         2400
                                 
    NEARBY STATIONS
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         STN  T      T1     U  U1   V      V1  W X   Y      Z  1  2  3   4     5     6   6A   7    7A 8      S
         -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
         TRI  2.41  +0.11 1.21 27 1.51 26-27  7 1 30.07                  0.0       30.30 23 29.64  26        2400
         DAV  4.0   -0.6  0.72  4            14 0 47.2    3.7  6  7  1   6.0                                 0700    

    Virginia:

    Arlington - " THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE FOR NOVEMBER 2010 AT DCA WAS ABOVE NORMAL. THE PAST NINE MONTHS HAVE SEEN TEMPERATURES AT LEAST 1.8F DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE LAST TIME WHEN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE AT LEAST 1.8F ABOVE NORMAL FOR THIS LONG WAS AN 11-MONTH STRETCH FROM OCTOBER 1990 THROUGH AUGUST 1991. THEN MONTHLY TEMPERATURES FOR EACH MONTH AVERAGED OVER 2.0F ABOVE NORMAL. THE TEMPERATURE FAILED TO REACH 70F THIS MONTH FOR THE FIRST NOVEMBER SINCE 1997. THE TEMPERATURE REACHED FREEZING AT DCA FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS FALL ON NOVEMBER 29. THIS WAS THE FIRST FREEZING TEMPERATURE RECORDED AT DCA SINCE FEBRUARY 27. THIS 274-DAY STRETCH WITHOUT FREEZING TEMPERATURES WAS THE SECOND LONGEST EVER AT DCA. THE RECORD WAS A 275-DAY PERIOD FROM MARCH 14 TO DECEMBER 13 IN 1980. PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS BELOW NORMAL. NEARLY TWO-THIRDS OF THE RAIN FOR THE MONTH FELL DURING A 24-HR PERIOD ON NOVEMBER 3RD-4TH. THE TRACE OF SLEET THAT WAS REPORTED ON THANKSGIVING DAY WAS THE FIRST RECORDED WINTRY PRECIPITATION SINCE MARCH 2ND. " - [ + - ] - Notes from NWS Sterling, VA

    Bridgewater - " There was no measurable snow during the month. The precipitation for the year is now around 6 inches below normal. We are still getting big rains followed lenghty dry spells. This has been the pattern for 2010. " - [ - - ] - comments from Clayton

    Chantilly - Russ sends these notes: " November was the ninth straight month in which the average temperature was above normal. Temperatures averaged 0.9 above normal and precipitation was 0.79" below normal. No records were set. However, our high temperature failed to get above 65 in November for the first time since I began keeping records. A thunderstorm occurred on the 17th. Dense fog was observed on the 15th & 22nd. *Please note, anemometer is currently partially obstructed from the Southeast " - [ + - ]

    Dulles - from NWS Sterling (KLWX): " THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE FOR NOVEMBER 2010 AT DULLES WAS SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL...MARKING THE NINTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. THE LAST STRETCH WHEN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WERE AT LEAST 0.9F ABOVE NORMAL FOR THIS LONG WAS THE 12-MONTH PERIOD OF MAY 2007 THROUGH APRIL 2008. THE TEMPERATURE FAILED TO REACH 70F THIS NOVEMBER FOR THE FIRST NOVEMBER SINCE 1997. FREEZING TEMPERATURES WERE RECORDED 16 DAYS THIS PAST MONTH...THE MOST DURING NOVEMBER SINCE THE 20 DAYS IN 2000. PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS BELOW NORMAL. OVER ONE INCH OF RAINFALL WAS RECORDED ON BOTH THE 4TH AND 16TH. THERE WAS NO FROZEN PRECIPITATION REPORTED AT DULLES IN NOVEMBER. " - [ + - ]

    Glen Allen - Lowell Koontz adds these notes: " November was warmer than average as the monthly mean temperature was 49.8F, a +2.0F mean temperature departure, and was much drier than average when compared to Ashland, Virginia records. The 1.85 inches of rain for November was a -1.33 inch departure when compared to the Ashland, VA average and the driest month since June 2010. It was also the driest November in the past three years. The maximum rainfall recorded in a day was 1.12 inches on the 4th which was 61 percent of the month's rainfall. Measurable precipitation occurred on only eight days and tied with September for the clearest month since August of 2008. The clear weather of November gave the highest daily average temperature range in the past three years of 23.1F. The maximum temperature for November was 74F on the 23rd. The lowest minimum was 26F recorded on the 29th and there were six days with less than or equal to 32F. The frost of the 7th killed the more sensitive plants and the frost of the 28th was a hard freeze killing most annual plants. The lowest dew point temperature was on the 27th at 0222 at 18.8F. The maximum wind gust was only 25 mph from the WSW that occurred on the 24th at 1000 hrs. The highest barometer recorded for the month was 30.52 inches on the 29th which was the highest barometer reading since April of 2010 when it was 30.57 inches. The fall season was 3.7F warmer when compared to Ashland's averages and the rainfall was +0.28 inches above the average. " - [ + - ] 

    Herndon - Randy adds these notes: " November was below normal for temperature and below normal for precipitation. The temperatures ranged between a high of 65 and a low of 25. The average highs/lows were 0.5 and 1.6 degrees below normal, respectively. The high of 65 was the coldest Nov high that I have recorded, dating back to 1993. On the precipitation side, the month was 0.82" below normal with 2.50" measured. We have now had 42.33" precipitation for the year which is still about 0.4" below normal. " - [ - - ]

    Portsmouth - " November's average temperature was 2.6 BELOW NORMAL while rainfall ran well BELOW NORMAL by 2.92" or 16% of normal relative to normal Novembers for the period from 1976 to 2009. This November was the 3RD DRIEST NOVEMBER IN THE DATABASE TO 1976 surpassing the 0.30" of November 2001 and the 0.31" of November 2007. Frontal passages were noted on the 4th and 17th. STATION RECORDS: 7th - TEMPERATURE Minimum Maximum 50 [previous 52 2007]; 17th - WIND GUST 45mph [previous 39mph 1994]. " - [ - - ] 

    North Carolina:

    Greensboro - NWS RAH notes: " THE HIGH TEMPERATURE AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATONAL AIRPORT ON NOVEMBER 23RD WAS 75 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD HIGH MAX OF 74 SET IN 1979. " - [ + - ]

    Moncure - Mac adds: " Basis for 30yr Temperature/Rainfall NWS Climatological Data SANFORD (NC) 8 NE 1970-2000. November 2010 was pretty much an average month. The exception was we were well below normal on rainfall. For me, I'll take an average temperature of 61 any month, especially when the average high and low were near my perfect temperature tolerance. my perfect temperature tolerance. " - [ - - ]

    Raleigh - Bob sends these notes: " The average daily temperature for November was much above normal by 5.5 degrees . During 2010, only the months of January and February had below normal temperatures. Precipitation for November was below normal. No severe weather was observed, however there was a threat of severe weather on the 16th including the issuance of a tornado watch. " - [ + - ]

    Raleigh - NWS Raleigh (RAH) reports: " THE HIGH TEMPERATURE AT THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON NOVEMBER 23RD WAS 77 DEGREES. THIS TIES THE OLD RECORD MAX SET IN 1953 AND 1979. " - [ + - ]

    Nearby Cities:

    Tri-cities - Notes from NWS MRX: " Tri-Cities received 4.79 inches of rain in November, which was 1.71 inches above normal. It ranked as the 10th wettest November on record. Measurable rain occurred on 11 days, and seven of those days had more than one-quarter of an inch of rain. The heaviest rain fell on the 30th when 1.80 inch of rain was reported, which also broke the old daily rainfall record of 0.91 inches set in 1996. The wettest November of the 72 years of observations was back in 2003, when 6.74 inches of rain was recorded. The average monthly temperature in November at Tri-Cities was 47.6 degrees, which was 2.1 degrees above normal. It tied with 1965 and 1988 as the 28th warmest November on record. The warmest November at Tri-Cities was back in 1985, when the average temperature was 55.3 degrees. Tri-Cities received a seasonal total of 11.24 inches of rain last fall, which was 2.78 inches above normal. It ranked as the 13th wettest fall season on record. The wettest fall was back in 1972, when 14.51 inches of rain was recorded. The averaged monthly temperature last fall at Tri-Cities was 57.6 degrees, which was 1.9 degrees above normal. It tied with 1958, 1964 and 1977 as the 27th warmest fall on record. The warmest fall at Tri-Cities was back in 1985, when the seasonal average temperature was 60.9 degrees. " - [ + + ]

    Davis, WV - from Dave Lesher's website: " November 2010 had a mean temperature (38) and that was NORMAL. The month's rainfall total of 4.0 inches was 0.6" BELOW NORMAL October rainfall. Rainfall for the year (47.2") was 4.8" BELOW NORMAL. The 6" of snow was 10" inches BELOW NORMAL snowfall for the month and the season-to-date. " - [ +/-0  -]



    COLUMN DENOTATIONS:

    A  maximum mean temperature T total precipitation (inches)
    T1 departure from normal
    B  minimum mean temperature U maximum calendar day precipitation (inches)
    C  monthly mean temperature
    C1 departure from normal
    U1 date of maximum calendar day precipitation
    D  maximum temperature V date(s) of maximum daily precipitation
    E  date(s) of maximum temperature V1 maximum 24-hour precip. & date(s)
    F  minimum temperature W number of days with precip. >= .01"
    G  date(s) of minimum temperature  X number of days with precip. >= 1.0"
    H  days with maximum temperature >=90 Y year-to-date precipitation (inches)
    I  days with maximum temperature <=32 Z maximum calendar day snowfall (inches)
    J  days with minimum temperature <=32 VRB Variable
    K  days with minimum temperature <= 0 1 date of maximum calendar day snowfall (inches)
    K1 average relative humidity 2 number of days with snowfall
    L  peak wind gust (miles per hour)  3 number of days with snowfall >= 1.0"
    M  direction of peak wind gust 4  total snowfall for month (inches)
    N  date(s) of peak wind gust  5 total snowfall for 2007-2008 season (inches)
    N1   average wind speed (miles per hour) 6 maximum barometric pressure (inches)
    N2 dominant wind direction 6A date of maximum barometric pressure
    O  number of days with thunder  7 minimum barometric pressure (inches)
    P  number of days with hail 7A date of minimum barometric pressure
    Q  number of days with glaze 8   average sea-level pressure
    R  number of days with ice pellets STN  Station
      NR not recorded
    R1 number of days with dense fog [1/4 mile and less visibility] (i) incomplete data
    S  local observation time for temps/precipitation (M) missing, if listed in data table
     ~ "about" E estimated
     +  additional indeterminate number of days CWA - NWS Office County Warning Area


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    STATION / LOCATION (MILES & DIRECTION FROM MAIN POST OFFICE)/OBSERVER / YEAR RECORDS BEGAN / EMAIL ADDRESS:

      
    AKQ    Wakefield, VA NWS Wakefield Municipal Airport 36-58-53N 077-00-04W 33M  
    DCA    Arlington, VA Washington, DC, Reagan Washington National Airport 38-50-54N 077-02-03W 18M WSH   Washington, VA  David Yowell runamok@runamok.com
    BCB    Blacksburg, VA NWS Virginia Tech Airport 37-13N 080-25W   
      WOO  Woodstock, VA 5NW Lauck Walton 12/1/85 jwalton@shentel.net
       LDY Ladysmith, VA Danny Jessee 2003 STATION CLOSED 8/31/2010 danny@dannyjessee.com
    BRI     Bridgewater, VA Clayton Towers Ctowers19@aol.com WAL   Wallops Island, VA 37 56'26" N 75 27'47" W Wallops Flight Facility Airport
    CEN  Centreville, VA Paul Bassett 1985, 38 50.9788' N LAT. 77 25.6374' W LON. | Elevation 324' | m.psb@verizon.net AVL    Asheville, NC  Asheville Regional Airport 35-25-55N 082-32-15W 670M
    CHO   Charlottesville, VA  Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport ASOS  (Rappahannock County) 38-08-18N 078-27-21W 192M MRH    Beaufort, NC  Michael J. Field Airport 34-44-01N 076-39-38W 3M
    DAN  Danville, VA, Danville Regional Airport, 36-34-22N 079-20 10W 175M  CLT    Charlotte, NC NWS Charlotte/Douglas International Airport 35-12-48N 080-56-55W 220M
    IAD   Dulles - Washington-Dulles International Airport  38-56-05N 077-26-51W 93M   
    FCH    Falls Church, VA Erica Page 3/7/94 Windie1970@aol.com HKY  Hickory, NC 
    HAM    Hampton, VA 5NE Dave Kessel 1989 david82@verizon.net ECG  Elizabeth City, NC,  Coast Guard Air Station 36-15-47N 076 10-58W 11M
    CTR  Winterpock in Chesterfield County, VA Albert Arnold 06/03 FAY  Fayetteville, NC Fayetteville Regional Airport, 34-59-22N 078-52-48W 55M
      GSO   Greensboro, NC NWS Piedmont Triad International Airport 36-05-51N 079-56-37W 275M
    CHT   Chantilly, VA Russ Topping -  12/2006  russ.topping@gmail.com - new location December 2006 HSE    Cape Hatteras, NC  Mitchell Field 35-13-56N 075-27-21W 3M
    HDV    Herndon, VA  Randoplh W. Ashby, 3.3 SM South, Lat: 38.922127, Lon: -77.38015, Elev: 390'. Randolph_Ashby@Raytheon.com LBT    Lumberton, NC  Lumberton Municipal Airport 34-36-26N 079-03-36W 37M
    GAV - Glen Allen, Henrico County, VA - Lowell Koontz  8/1/08  wwkoontz@verizon.net EWN    New Bern, NC  Craven County Regional Airport 36-04-03N 077-02-50W 3M
      MON    Moncure, NC  Chatham County - Mac McIlwain mac.mcilwain@embarqmail.com
      RAL    Raleigh, NC 7NNW  Bob Woodson -  6/1/93 kf4mmm@qsl.net
    LKU     Louisa, VA 1N Joseph Bowers 1944 - NWS ID  44-5050-02 STATION CLOSED RDU   Raleigh-Durham, NC Raleigh-Durham International Airport 35-52-14N 078-47-11W 130M
    LOU     Louisa, VA 6S John Bullock (about 1970) STATION CLOSED ROX    Roxboro, NC 2SE Merriell A. Jay 1/93
    LYH     Lynchburg, VA NWS Lynchburg Regional Airport 37-19-15N 079-12-24W 295M ILM     Wilmington, NC NWS New Hanover International Airport 34-16-06N 077-54-22W 9M
    NEW    Newmarket, VA 2W Joyce Winfree STATION CLOSED 5/31/10 joywood@shentel.net CHS   Charleston, SC NWS Charleston Air Force Base 32-53-56N 080-02-26W 13M
    NPN     Newport News, VA 7N Gary Leonard -  6/91 GaryMLeonard@aol.com CAE    Columbia, SC NWS Columbia Metropolitan Airport 33-56-31N 081-07-05W 73M 
    NOR     Norfolk, VA 3NE Jim Fentress 6/1/77 FLO    Florence, SC Florence Regional Airport 34-11-16N 079-43-51W 44M
    ORF     Norfolk, VA 5NE 36-54-13N 076-11-31W 14M  1871 GSP   Greenville-Spartanburg, SC NWS Greenville-Spartanburg Airport 34-53-02N 082-13-15W 286M 
    POR     Portsmouth, VA 36.81° North 76.33° West 3S Bill Trotter -  7/1/76 wxr@cox.net CRE    North Myrtle Beach, SC Grand Strand Airport 33-48-42N 078-43-26W 10M
    MEC     Mechanicsville, VA Glen Martin 11/19/91 OGB   Orangeburg, SC  Orangeburg Municipal Airport 33-27-50N 080-51-13W 59M
    FHC    Norfolk, VA  Fred Heutte Center 36° 54'N 76° 16'W 01/01/03 fhcgarden@cox.net AND   Anderson, SC 
    RIC     Richmond, VA Richmond International Airport 37-30-40N 077-19-24W 50M TRI     Tri-cities, TN  (Bristol / Johnson / Kingsport), Tri-City Regional Airport 36-28-47N 082-23-56W 474M 
    ROA    Roanoke, VA Roanoke Regional Airport 37-19-01N 079-58-27W 362M DAV  Davis, WV Dave Lesher canaanwx@canaantv.tv