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SUMMARY OF CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA 

NOVEMBER 2014


[member Fred Heutte Center, Ghent Square, Norfolk, Virginia]


...COLD!! TEMPERATURES AVERAGE WELL-BELOW NORMAL...

...PRECIPITATION AVERAGES NEAR NORMAL IN VIRGINIA & NORTH CAROLINA
& ABOVE NORMAL IN THE CAROLINAS...

  • NOVEMBER LAKE EFFECT SNOW BLAST!    Kevin Shaw of ACON - DC, MD, DE sends these links to summaries/reports of the tremendous lake effect snowfall in Western New York which occurred early in November 2014. Click the links to view the reports: http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/the-most-terrifying-pictures-of-the-snow-in-buffalo    and     http://www.weather.gov/buf/lake1415_stormb.html

  • NWS AKQ Monthly Rainfall Analysis      From NWS Wakefield compiled from ASOS...COOP...RAWS REPORTS | Monthly Rainfall Analysis - http://www.weather.gov/akq/MONTHLY_RAINFALL_ANALYSIS -

  • DROUGHT MONITOR    http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/    More information on drought can be found at NOAA's Drought Information Center http://www.drought.noaa.gov/

  • 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 Station Extremes - NOVEMBER 2014

    State
    Maximum Temperature
    Minimum
    Temperature
    Warmest
    Average
    Temperature
    Coldest
    Average
    Temperature
    Maximum
    Precipitation
    Minimum
    Precipitation
    Virginia
    76
    Charlottesville,
    Richmond, Norfolk (ORF)
    12
    Blacksburg
    49.5
    Norfolk (FHC)
    38.6
    Blacksburg
    4.17"
    Newport News
    1.29"
    Chantilly
    North Carolina
    81
    Lumberton
    14
    Charlotte
    53.5
    Cape Hatteras
    42.5
    Asheville
    4.68"
    Wilmington
    1.41"
    Elizabeth City
    South Carolina
    80
    Columbia
    Charleston, Orangeburg
    18
    Geenville-Spartanburg
    54.8
    Charleston
    47.7
    Greenville-Spartanburg
    4.66"
    Charleston
    1.32"
    Florence


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


    TEMPERATURE / WINDS/ ELEMENTS FOLLOWED BY
    PRECIPITATION / BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

    VIRGINIA | NORTH CAROLINA | SOUTH CAROLINA
    [Reminder: All NWS DATA HEREIN IS NOT OFFICIAL]
    STATION A B C C1 D E F G H I J K K1 L M N N1 N2 O P Q R R1 CWA TIME RECORDED
    BCB 49.6 27.7 38.6 -4.70 71 11 12 15 0 2 23 0 72% 38 290 21 4.8 0 0 0 0 1 LWX 2400
    CHT 53.9 34.1 44.0 -2.40 72.6 11 15.3 19 0 0 11 0 67% 19 270 24 0.6 360 0 0 0 2 1 LWX 2400
    CHO 54.2 33.6 43.9 -3.00 76 4 16 19 0 0 13 0 45 340 1 5.9 0 0 0 0 2 LWX 2400
    DAN 57.1 33.0 45.1 -4.10 74 12,24 15 19 0 0 15 0 61% 34 300,240 2,24 5.8 0 0 0 0 2 RNK 2400
    DCA 56.0 39.9 48.0 -1.60 74 24 22 19 0 0 5 0 52% 43 340,330 1,2 9.0 0 0 0 1 1 LWX 2400
    IAD 51.8 31.9 41.8 -4.60 70 11,24 13 19 0 0 16 0 64% 41 310,290 2,7 7.9 0 0 0 0 3 LWX 2400
    GAV 56.70 34.17 45.43 -3.50 74 4,24 15 19 0 0 13 0 66% 35 200 24 1 2 0 2 1 AKQ 2400
    HAM 56.0 38.0 48.0 -3.50 74 24 23 19 0 0 11 0 75% 38 180 17 9.0 270 2 0 0 0 4 AKQ 2400
    HDV 53.1 34.3 43.7 -3.30 72 11 15 19 0 0 11 0 68% 22 270 24 270 0 0 0 0 0 LWX 2400
    LYH 53.6 30.4 42.0 -4.80 72 4 13 19 0 0 18 0 61% 34 190 24 4.9 0 0 0 0 2 RNK 2400
    NPN 57.0 37.3 47.0 -3.90 75.0 24 21.9 22 0 0 11 0 36 270 2 3.1 270 0 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    FHC 57.4 41.6 49.5 -2.40 74.7 24 27.3 22 0 0 6 0 69% 33 320 2 2.2 200 0 0 0 0 1 AKQ 2400
    NOR 56.3 39.4 47.9 -4.00 75 24 24 22 0 0 8 0 43 360 1 0 0 0 0 1 AKQ 2400
    ORF 57.8 40.3 49.0 -3.90 76 24 25 22 0 0 8 0 64% 50 360 1 9.2 0 0 0 0 1 AKQ 2400
    POR 57.4 39.6 48.5 -4.00 75 24 24 19,22 0 0 8 0 75% 41 320 1 5.5 300 0 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    CTR 56.5 32.8 44.2 -4.80 74.4 4 13.5 19 0 0 17 0 72% 26 230 24 0.2 250 0 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    MEC 55.20 36.06 45.86 73 24 17 19 0 0 9 0 56% 1 0 0 1 0 AKQ 2400
    RIC 58.0 36.1 47.0 -3.40 76 12 18 19 0 0 12 0 59% 46 340 2 7.6 0 0 0 1 2 AKQ 2400
    ROA 52.9 33.1 43.0 -5.10 72 4 18 19 0 1 0 15 56% 46 300,290 2,18 6.9 0 0 0 0 1 RNK 2400
    SVC 52.1 33.6 42.9 -4.30 70 24 14 19 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 2 3 LWX 2400
    WAL 54.6 36.5 45.5 -4.20 71 12 19 22 0 0 11 0 44 330 2 8.9 2 0 0 0 4 AKQ 2400
    WSH 51.2 33.9 42.6 -3.91 73.1 4 14.8 19 0 0 13 0 67% 20 200 20 0.8 70 0 0 0 1 0 LWX 2400
    Averages 54.93 35.33 45.16 -3.78 73.40 17.99 0.0 0.1 11.4 0.7 65% 35.0 5.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.5 1.4
    STATION A B C C1 D E F G H I J K K1 L M N N1 N2 O P Q R R1 CWA TIME RECORDED
    STATION A B C C1 D E F G H I J K K1 L M N N1 N2 O P Q R R1 CWA TIME RECORDED
    AVL 54.7 30.2 42.5 -4.80 71 4,11 15 19 0 1 21 0 61% 47 340 1 8.4 1 0 0 1 1 GSP 2400
    MRH 61.6 43.4 52.5 -4.30 75 12 26 19 0 0 4 0 45 340 1 9.4 0 0 0 0 0 MHX 2400
    CLT 59.4 35.1 47.2 -3.60 77 12 14 19 0 0 13 0 57% 39 360 1 6.4 1 0 0 0 1 GSP 2400
    ECG 61.5 39.8 50.6 -2.50 79 12 20 19 0 0 9 0 65% 41 340,320 1,2 8.7 0 0 0 0 2 AKQ 2400
    FAY 61.1 37.6 49.3 -5.40 80 12 17 19 0 0 11 0 67% 37 200 23 7.5 0 0 0 0 5 RAH 2400
    GSO 56.3 34.4 45.3 -4.90 74 12 16 19 0 0 14 0 36 310,310 6,7 6.9 0 0 0 0 2 RAH 2400
    HSE 60.6 46.3 53.5 -4.10 72 26 29 29 0 0 2 0 77% 46 170 24 8.8 0 0 0 0 2 MHX 2400
    HKY 56.1 33.7 44.9 -5.00 73 12 18 19 0 0 15 0 40 350,300 1,6 4.8 0 0 0 0 1 GSP 2400
    LBT 62.7 36.9 49.8 -4.50 81 12 15 19 0 0 12 0 68% 36 240 17 5.7 2 0 0 0 3 ILM 2400
    EWN 63.7 40.8 52.2 -3.00 79 12 22 19 0 0 6 0 66% 38 330 1 6.4 2 0 0 0 3 MHX 2400
    RDU 58.1 35.8 47.0 -5.20 76 12 19 19 0 0 12 0 63% 37 40 26 5.3 2 0 0 0 4 RAH 2400
    RAL 56.6 35.1 45.9 -6.30 77 11 16 18 0 0 14 0 22 16 0 0 0 0 0 RAH 2400
    WHI 61.6 37.7 49.6 -4.40 76.8 17 17.1 19 0 0 10 0 73% 37 243 23 1.0 179 1 0 0 0 3 ILM 2400
    ILM 63.2 40.5 51.9 -4.80 78 12 23 19 0 0 8 0 72% 42 220 17 7.3 4 1 0 0 2 ILM 2400
    Averages 59.80 37.66 48.73 -4.49 76.3 19.1 0.0 0.1 10.8 0.0 67% 38.8 6.7 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.1 2.1
    STATION A B C C1 D E F G H I J K K1 L M N N1 N2 O P Q R R1 CWA TIME RECORDED
    STATION A B C C1 D E F G H I J K K1 L M N N1 N2 O P Q R R1 CWA TIME RECORDED
    AND 59.8 35.7 47.8 -4.20 78 12 20 19 0 0 10 0 33 300,260,320 6,17,27 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 GSP 2400
    CAE 63.1 38 50.5 -4.30 80 6 20 19 0 0 9 0 64% 37 280 27 5.4 3 0 0 0 1 CAE 2400
    CRE 62.7 41.1 51.9 -4.60 76 12 22 19 0 0 9 0 73% 43 210 23 6.5 1 0 0 0 8 ILM 2400
    CHS 66.1 43.4 54.8 -3.80 80 6 23 19 0 0 4 0 40 220 17 7.0 2 0 0 0 2 CHS 2400
    FLO 62.6 38.6 50.6 -4.80 79 6 20 19 0 0 9 0 67% 38 220 17 6.7 2 0 0 0 6 ILM 2400
    GSP 59.4 35.9 47.7 -4.70 78 12 18 19 0 0 11 0 60% 36 310 1 6.2 1 0 0 0 0 GSP 2400
    OGB 63.4 39.3 51.3 -4.90 80 12 22 19 0 0 8 0 35 260 17 5.5 3 0 0 0 2 CAE 2400
    Averages 62.44 38.86 50.66 -4.47 78.7 17.4 0.0 0.0 8.6 0.0 66% 37.4 6.2 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.7
    STATION A B C C1 D E F G H I J K K1 L M N N1 N2 O P Q R R1 CWA TIME RECORDED
    STATION A B C C1 D E F G H I J K K1 L M N N1 N2 O P Q R R1 CWA TIME RECORDED
    TRI 52.1 29.3 40.7 -5.9 72 24 13 19 0 2 22 0 41 260 6 4.4 0 0 0 0 2 MRX 2400
    DAV 40.4 23.8 32.1 69 12 3 19 0 11 24 0 PBX 2400
    STATION T T1 U U1 V V1 W X Y Z 1 2 3 4 5 6 6A 7 7A 8 CWA TIME RECORDED
    BCB 2.73 -0.14 0.99 26 0.99 26 7 0 36.65 2.4 26 9 1 2.4 2.4 RNK 2400
    CHT 1.29 -0.37 1.29 26 1.29 26 8 1 47.14 1.6 26 1 1 1.6 1.6 30.561 21 29.539 17 30.080 LWX 2400
    CHO 2.79 -1.04 1.06 26 1.06 26 6 1 35.88 29.560 17 LWX 2400
    DAN 2.72 -0.64 1.00 26 1.05 25-26 8 1 40.48 0.0 0.0 30.570 22 29.580 17 RNK 2400
    DCA 2.64 -0.53 1.06 26 1.06 26 8 1 40.91 T 13,26 2 0 T T 29.560 17 LWX 2400
    IAD 2.66 -0.75 1.20 26 1.20 26 7 1 35.40 1.6 26 6 1 1.6 1.6 29.560 17 LWX 2400
    GAV 2.93 1.29 26 1.29 26 11 2 28.16 T 13,26 2 0 T T 30.560 21,22 29.550 17 30.090 AKQ 2400
    HAM 3.28 -0.07 1.67 26 1.67 26 12 1 52.00 0.0 0.0 30.600 22 29.550 17 30.100 AKQ 2400
    HDV 3.01 -0.13 1.34 25 9 1 51.01 1.0 26 3 1 1.0 1.0 30.550 21 29.520 17 AKQ 2400
    LYH 2.43 -0.98 1.10 26 1.10 26 5 1 41.61 T 13,14,26 3 0 T T 30.560 22 29.600 17 RNK 2400
    NPN 4.17 0.44 2.08 26 2.14 5-6 12 1 51.14 0.0 0.0 30.570 22 29.530 17 AKQ 2400
    FHC 3.41 0.26 1.38 26 1.72 25-26 12 1 55.56 0.0 0.0 30.557 22 29.554 17 30.099 AKQ 2400
    NOR 3.99 0.52 1.98 26 1.98 26 12 1 50.00 0.0 0.0 AKQ 2400
    ORF 3.44 0.29 1.79 26 1.89 25-26 12 1 46.59 0.0 0.0 30.570 22 29.530 17 AKQ 2400
    POR 3.36 0.01 1.35 26 1.46 25-26 13 1 64.60 0.0 0.0 30.570 22 29.560 17 30.099 AKQ 2400
    CTR 3.62 -1.65 1.46 26 1.50 25-26 16 2 38.79 0.0 0.0 30.540 22 29.510 17 30.065 AKQ 2400
    MEC 3.20 1.39 26 1.46 26-27 9 2 33.99 T 14,26 2 0 T T AKQ 2400
    RIC 2.95 -0.29 1.33 26 1.35 25-26 11 1 32.60 T 26 1 0 T T 30.590 22 29.550 17 AKQ 2400
    ROA 3.52 0.12 1.45 26 1.45 26 7 1 36.89 0.5 26 3 0 0.5 0.5 30.570 22 29.620 17 RNK 2400
    SVC 3.62 0.21 1.34 26 1.34 26 9 2 52.05 0.5 26 1 0 0.5 0.5 LWX 2400
    WAL 3.13 0.26 1.39 26 1.40 25-26 14 1 34.76 0.0 0.0 30.570 22 29.530 17 AKQ 2400
    WSH 2.45 -1.61 1.02 26 1.02 26 7 1 37.24 1.9 26 3 1.0 1.9 1.9 30.610 21 29.600 17 LWX 2400
    Averages 3.06 -0.30 1.36 1.40 9.77 1.1 42.88 0.8 0.6 0.5 30.570 29.556 30.089
    STATION T T1 U U1 V V1 W X Y Z 1 2 3 4 5 6 6A 7 7A 8 CWA TIME RECORDED
    STATION T T1 U U1 V V1 W X Y Z 1 2 3 4 5 6 6A 7 7A 8 CWA TIME RECORDED
    AVL 3.83 0.18 2.05 23 2.05 23 4 2 44.51 3.2 1 5 1 3.2 3.2 30.550 22 29.640 17 GSP 2400
    MRH 3.61 -0.26 1.71 11 1.71 11 7 1 52.13 0.0 0 30.580 22 29.540 1 MHX 2400
    CLT 3.79 0.65 1.72 23 1.72 23 7 1 42.89 0 0 0 0.0 T 30.580 22 29.640 17 GSP 2400
    ECG 1.41 -0.14 1.41 26 1.53 25-26 12 1 35.78 0.0 0.0 30.590 22 29.590 17 AKQ 2400
    FAY 2.84 0.07 1.64 26 1.64 26 6 1 37.93 29.580 17 RAH 2400
    GSO 3.33 0.22 1.00 26 1.00 26 7 1 34.15 0.0 0.0 29.580 17 RAH 2400
    HSE 4.27 -0.68 1.54 11 1.54 11 12 1 59.39 0.0 0.0 30.570 22 29.510 1 MHX 2400
    HKY 3.53 0.07 1.55 23 1.55 23 7 2 44.29 30.540 22 29.610 17 GSP 2400
    LBT 2.84 -0.03 0.97 26 1.42 25-26 8 0 39.62 30.570 22 29.620 17 ILM 2400
    EWN 3.79 0.39 1.57 26 1.81 25-26 10 1 50.82 0.0 0.0 30.600 22 29.590 1 MHX 2400
    RDU 3.78 0.66 1.69 26 1.78 25-26 9 1 50.28 T 14 1 0 T T 29.580 17 RAH 2400
    RAL 3.90 0.78 1.97 24-25 12 1 50.94 0.0 0.0 30.570 20 29.730 16 RAH 2400
    WHI 4.13 1.29 1.33 25 1.78 25-26 6 2 55.19 0.0 0.0 30.564 22 29.604 1 ILM 2400
    ILM 4.68 1.39 1.96 23 2.21 23-24 9 1 54.78 0.0 0.0 30.570 22 29.560 1 ILM 2400
    Averages 3.55 0.33 1.55 1.69 8.3 1.1 46.62 0.3 0.3 30.571 29.598
    STATION T T1 U U1 V V1 W X Y Z 1 2 3 4 5 6 6A 7 7A 8 CWA TIME RECORDED
    STATION T T1 U U1 V V1 W X Y Z 1 2 3 4 5 6 6A 7 7A 8 CWA TIME RECORDED
    AND 3.31 -0.28 1.69 23 1.69 23 6 1 33.21 30.540 22 29.690 17 GSP 2400
    CAE 4.37 1.63 2.12 23 2.12 23 6 1 38.31 T 1 1 0 T T 30.550 22 29.660 17 CAE 2400
    CRE 3.86 0.82 2.22 23 2.22 23 7 1 38.40 30.550 22 29.620 1 ILM 2400
    CHS 4.66 2.23 2.00 23 2.00 23 7 2 47.39 0.0 0.0 30.520 22 29.700 1 CHS 2400
    FLO 3.56 0.89 1.32 23 1.38 25-26 8 2 37.67 30.560 22 29.620 1 ILM 2400
    GSP 4.36 0.66 2.43 23 2.43 23 6 1 42.21 T 1 1 0 T T 30.540 22 29.640 17 GSP 2400
    OGB 3.23 0.31 1.50 23 1.50 23 7 1 43.81 30.530 22 29.700 17 CAE 2400
    Averages 3.91 0.89 1.90 1.91 6.7 1.3 40.14 0.0 0.0 30.541 24 29.661
    STATION T T1 U U1 V V1 W X Y Z 1 2 3 4 5 6 6A 7 7A 8 CWA TIME RECORDED
    STATION T T1 U U1 V V1 W X Y Z 1 2 3 4 5 6 6A 7 7A 8 CWA TIME RECORDED
    TRI 2.44 -0.66 0.68 17 0.87 16-17 10 0 35.10 1.1 1 5 1 1.2 1.2 30.480 3 29.540 23 MRX 2400
    DAV 4.19 0.90 7 17 0 52.79 8.3 27 15 9 29.6 29.6 PBX 2400
    STATION T T1 U U1 V V1 W X Y Z 1 2 3 4 5 6 6A 7 7A 8 CWA TIME RECORDED


    Virginia:

    Arlington/Washington, D.C. - "BOTH THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AND MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IN WASHINGTON DC THIS NOVEMBER 2014 WERE BELOW NORMAL. FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE NOVEMBER...AT LEAST 10 DAYS HAD HIGH TEMPERATURES BELOW 50 DEGREES. THE LAST TIME THIS HAPPENED IN TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS WAS 1995 AND 1996. DESPITE BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVERALL...A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 74 DEGREES ON THE 24TH TIED THE DAILY RECORD PREVIOUSLY SET IN 1958. FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR...SNOW WAS OBSERVED IN DC IN NOVEMBER. THIS IS THE LONGEST STRETCH SINCE SNOW WAS OBSERVED IN 7 CONSECUTIVE NOVEMBERS FROM 1991 TO 1997. " - [ - - ] - from NWS Sterling, VA

    Chantilly - " November average temperatures were below normal and precipitation was below normal. The mean monthly temperature was 44.0 (-2.4). The mean high temperature was 53.9 (-3.6) and the mean low temperature was 34.1 (-1.2). A new record low maximum temperature was set on the 18th (37.1) and 19th (36.4). A new record minimum temperature was set on the 19th (15.3). This was the 5th coldest November on record here, with the temperature not reaching 50 between the 13th and 19th. November precipitation of 3.04"was below average (-0.37"). A record 1.6" of wet snow fell on the 26th. Snow total for the month was 1.6" and 1.6", so far, for the season. Sleet was observed on the 13th (T) and 16th (T). Dense fog was observed on the 12th. *Please note, anemometer is currently partially obstructed from the North and East " - [ - - ] - Member Russ Topping

    Dulles - from NWS Sterling (KLWX): " THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AT DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT THIS NOVEMBER 2014 WAS WELL BELOW NORMAL. PRECIPITATION WAS BELOW NORMAL. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE RANKS AS THE 5TH COLDEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD. THERE WERE 14 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES BELOW 50 DEGF... INCLUDING 7 CONSECUTIVE DAYS FROM THE 13TH THROUGH THE 19TH. THIS IS THE MOST NUMBER OF TOTAL DAYS BELOW 50F SINCE NOVEMBER OF 1996 WHEN THERE WERE 16 DAYS...AND THE THIRD LONGEST NOVEMBER STRETCH OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES BELOW 50F. A RECORD DAILY LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 36 WAS SET ON THE 18TH...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 39 SET IN 2008. A SECOND RECORD DAILY LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS SET ON THE 19TH WHEN THE HIGH OF 34 DEGREES BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 38 SET IN 2008. TWO DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET ON THE SAME NIGHT. A RECORD DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE OF 18 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE EVENING OF THE 18TH...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 20 SET IN 1991. AFTER MIDNIGHT THAT NIGHT...A LOW TEMPERATURE OF 13 DEGREES AT DULLES BROKE THE DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORD FOR THE 19TH OF 20 SET IN 1990. A THIRD RECORD DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE WAS TIED ON THE 20TH. THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 14 DEGREES TIED THE OLD RECORD OF 14 SET IN 1964. A RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL OF 1.6 INCHES ON THE 26TH BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 1.1 INCHES SET IN 1978. THIS IS ALSO THE 8TH HIGHEST DAILY SNOWFALL ON RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. " - [ - - ]

    Falls Church - Seven Corners - from Member John Iekel: " NOVEMBER 2014 WAS COLDER THAN NORMAL AND HAD NORMAL PRECIPITATION. THE HALF INCH OF SNOW ON THE 26TH WAS THE FIRST MEASURABLE SNOW I HAVE OBSERVED IN NOVEMBER SINCE NOV. 23, 2005. ANOTHER REMARKABLE FEATURE OF NOVEMBER 2014 IS THAT THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM AND MEAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES I OBSERVED AT THIS STATION WERE EXACTLY THE SAME AS THOSE OF NOVEMBER 2013, AND THE AVERAGE MINIMUM WAS A MERE 0.1 DEGREES LOWER THAN THAT OF NOVEMBER 2013. I CANT RECALL SEEING SUCH A THING IN ALL MY YEARS OF OBSERVING! " - [ - + ]

    Hampton - from Member Dave Kessel: " 6TH COLDEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD HERE (48.0); Records: Low of 23 on the 19th [previous record 28 11/19/97]; daily precipitation record of 1.67" on the 26th [previous record 0.79" 11/26/1979] " - [ - - ]

    Herndon - from member Randy Ashby: " November was below normal for temperature and slightly below normal for precipitation. The temperatures ranged between a high of 72 and a low of 15 and was 3.3 degrees below normal. The recording of 15 degrees on the 19th was the lowest temperature ever recorded in November at this site in the past 20+ years. On the precipitation side, the month was 0.13 below normal, with 3.01 measured. Of this amount 1.34 came on the 26th of Nov; this included 1.0 of very wet snow. We are still almost 8.0 above normal for precipitation for the year. " - [ - - ]

    Portsmouth - from Bill Trotter: " November's average temperature of 48.5 was 4.0 BELOW NORMAL. Precipitation (3.36") was ABOVE NORMAL by 0.01" or 100% of the November average during the period from 1976 to 2013. This November was the 6th COLDEST NOVEMBER in the database to 1976. The top 5 coldest Novembers include: 1) 45.0 1976 2) 46.0 1996 3) 47.7 2012 4) 47.9 1995 5) 48.3 2000. Rainfall for the year through November 30th was 64.60" (+18.08" or 139% of normal). To view the station monthly and year-to-date climatological summary (LCD) for this Portsmouth station, please click here. Frontal passages were noted on these dates: 1st, 6th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 17th, 20th, 24th, 25th, 26th, and 27th. STATION RECORDS: 1st - TEMPERATURE Minimum high 53 [previous 55 1993], 1st - WIND GUST 41mph [prev 38 1994], 2nd - TEMP Min hi 50 [prev 53 1980], 2nd - WIND GUST 38mph [prev 36mph 2007], 15th - TEMP Min 31 [prev 32 1984], 19th - TEMP Min 24 [prev 29 2005], 21st - TEMP Min 28 [prev 29 1987], 22nd - TEMP Min 24 [prev 25 2000], and 30th - WIND GUST 34mph [prev 32mph 1989]. FROST was observed on the 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th, 29th, and 30th. - [ - + ]

    Glen Allen - from Lowell Koontz: " This November tied for the second coldest on record (records since 2008) as the monthly mean temperature was 45.4 F, a -3.5 F mean temperature departure when compared with Glen Allens six year average. Precipitation in Nov. occurred on 11 days which was the 2nd greatest on record for November but the total was only 2.96 inches which was a departure of -1.17 inches. This was the 6th consecutive month with below average precipitation. The maximum temperature for November was 74F on the 4th and 24th. The lowest minimum was 15 F recorded on the 19th which was the lowest temperature ever recorded in November. The daily mean temperature for the 19th was 27.5F which made it the coldest November day on record at Glen Allen. There were 13 days that the minimum temperature was less than or equal to 32 F which was the 2nd greatest on record. There were also 4 days the minimum was 20F or less. The maximum barometer reading for the month was the 2nd highest on record for November at 30.56 inches occurring on the 21st and 22nd. The lowest dew point for the month was 5.3 F on the 18th which was the second lowest dew point recorded in November. Glen Allen recorded a new maximum daily wind run for November on the 24th of 209.9 miles the most since Jan. 30, 2013 when 225.6 miles was recorded. The maximum wind gust was 35 mph on the 24th tying the November record and the month also had the highest daily average wind gust. A trace of snow occurred on the 13th and 26th. " - [ - - ]


    Richmond - from contributor Lowell Koontz (GAV): " November had a total of 11 days with measurable precipitation but 6 of these were less than 0.10 inches. The 2.95 inches of precipitation recorded this month was the 55th wettest Nov. of the past 127 years. The Airports mean temperature for Nov. was 47.1 F which was the 31st coolest Nov. since 1897. Only 14 years have had a lower November temperature than the 18F recorded on the 19th. The record low for the month of November is 10F in 1930 and 1933. Two daily records were set for Richmond during November. The 18F low minimum on the 19th tied the 1936 and 1891 record for the date. The 61F high minimum on the 24th tied the 1979 record for the date. The Nov. mean temperature was 48.7F and the records show 66 years that were warmer in the past 116 years. " - [ - - ]

    North Carolina:

    Fayetteville - from NWS Raleigh (RAH): " A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 17 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 19TH. THE OLD RECORD DATES FROM 1959. " - [ - + ]

    Greensboro - from NWS Raleigh (RAH): " A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 69 DEGREES ON THE 14TH BROKE THE OLD RECORD SET IN 1954. " - [ - + ]

    Raleigh - from NWS Raleigh (RAH): " A LOW TEMPERATURE OF 19 DEGREES ON THE 19TH BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 21 DEGREES DATING FROM 1903. A MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 60 DEGREES ON THE 24TH BROKE THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 58 DEGREES DATING FROM 2004. PRECIPITATION TOTALED 1.69 INCHES ON THE 26TH...BREAKING THE RECORD OF 0.98 INCHES DATING FROM 1979. " - [ - + ]

    Raleigh - from contributor Bob Woodson (RAL): " Very cool month with the average daily temperature 6.3 degrees below normal! The temperature fell to 16 degrees on the 18th. For 2014, only two months has the monthly average temperature been above normal. Precipitation for November was 0.78" above normal and the year to date precipitation stands at 10.67" above normal. No severe weather was observed during November. " - [ - + ]

    South Carolina:

    Charleston - from NWS Charleston (CHS): " RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THE MONTH: NOV 1 - RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 55 DEGREES, NOV 2 - RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 58 DEGREES, NOV 19 - RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 23 DEGREES, NOV 23 - RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.00 INCHES, NOV 24 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 64 DEGREES. " - [ - + ]



    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 2014-2015 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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    Within or Nearby the ACON VA/NC/SC Area Can Be Found At:

         NWS Washington/Baltimore, VA/MD
         NWS Wakefield, VA
         NWS Blacksburg, VA
         NWS Raleigh, NC
         NWS Newport/Morehead City, NC
         NWS Wilmington, NC
         NWS Greenville-Spartanburg, SC
         NWS Columbia, SC
         NWS Charleston, SC
         NWS Morristown, TN

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         National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC

    STATION / LOCATION (MILES & DIRECTION FROM MAIN POST OFFICE)/OBSERVER / YEAR RECORDS BEGAN / EMAIL ADDRESS:
    [ includes current stations, inactive stations, and closed stations since database inception ]

      
    AKQ    Wakefield, VA NWS Wakefield Municipal Airport 36-58-53N 077-00-04W 33M SVC    Seven Corner, Fairfax County, VA John Iekel Latitude 38.857404 Longitude -77.151696
    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 STATION CLOSED 08/2014
       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' | STATION CLOSED
    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 kesseld1@cox.net ECG  Elizabeth City, NC,  Coast Guard Air Station 36-15-47N 076 10-58W 11M
    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
    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 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'. 1993 randy_ashby@msn.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 ending 12/13
         WHI   North Whiteville, NC Christopher Crawley 12/10 34.413744N / 078.751908W ccawley.kk4csr@gmail.com
    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 CHS   Charleston, SC NWS Charleston Air Force Base 32-53-56N 080-02-26W 13M
    NPN     Newport News, VA 7N Gary Leonard -  6/91 mikey0781@cox.net 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@yahoo.com