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SUMMARY OF CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA 


NOVEMBER 2015


...TEMPERATURES...

WELL-ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ENTIRE REGION

...RAINFALL...

ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL ACROSS THE THREE-STATE AREA



  • 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 -




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  • ACON VA/NC/SC Station Extremes - NOVEMBER 2015

    State
    Maximum Temperature
    Minimum
    Temperature
    Warmest
    Average
    Temperature
    Coldest
    Average
    Temperature
    Maximum
    Precipitation
    Minimum
    Precipitation
    Virginia
    83
    Roanoke
    22
    Blacksburg
    57.5
    Norfolk (FHC)
    48.8
    Blacksburg
    7.45"
    Norfolk (FHC)
    2.06"
    Dulles
    North Carolina
    84
    New Bern
    Wilmington
    24
    Asheville
    61.9
    Cape Hatteras
    51.3
    Asheville
    12.70"
    Beaufort
    4.21"
    Elizabeth City
    South Carolina
    83
    Charleston (CHS)
    Orangeburg
    26
    Anderson
    64.8
    Downtown Charleston (CXM)
    55.4
    Greenville-Spartanburg
    9.13"
    Greenville-Spartanburg
    4.89"
    North Myrtle Beach


    ( 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 58.9 38.7 48.8 5.5 77 6 22 24 0 0 10 0 72% 33 260,290 12,13 4.3 1 0 0 0 0 LWX 2400
    CHT 62.4 41.0 51.7 5.3 80.1 6 28.3 21 0 0 6 0 75% 18 180 18 0.3 360 0 0 0 0 4 LWX 2400
    CHO 62.9 41.8 52.4 5.5 80 6 27 24 0 0 5 0 32 280 13 4.4 1 0 0 0 1 LWX 2400
    DAN 64.4 42.9 53.7 4.5 79 5 24 24 0 0 6 0 69% 29 290 13 4.6 0 0 0 0 1 RNK 2400
    DCA 62.0 45.3 53.7 4.1 80 6 32 23 0 0 1 0 67% 39 280 13 7.4 0 0 0 0 0 LWX 2400
    IAD 61.2 39.5 50.3 3.9 80 6 26 21 0 0 9 0 68% 38 280 13 6.8 0 0 0 0 0 LWX 2400
    GAV 63.79 42.57 53.18 4.8 79.1 6 26.4 24 0 0 5 0 74% 27 225 6 0 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    HDV 61.7 41.0 51.3 -0.9 80 6 28 23,25 0 0 5 0 73% 15 270 6 225 0 0 0 0 1 LWX 2400
    LYH 61.9 40.8 51.3 4.5 77 5 24 23,24 0 0 6 0 68% 35 260 1 4.5 1 0 0 0 3 RNK 2400
    NPN 64.7 45.2 54.8 4.1 79.7 6 25.3 24 0 0 4 0 24 270 13 2.2 68 1 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    FHC 64.9 50.1 57.5 4.6 78 6 31 24 0 0 1 0 77% 31 158 19 2.0 45 0 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    NOR 63.7 47.4 55.6 3.9 78 6 27 24 0 0 3 0 26 360 20,22 0 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    ORF 65.2 49.6 57.4 4.5 81 6 29 24 0 0 0 0 71% 35 360 20 7.7 0 0 0 0 4 AKQ 2400
    POR 64.8 47.9 56.3 3.7 77 6 28 24 0 0 0 0 83% 30 203 6 3.2 354 0 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    CTR 63.5 41.1 52.3 3.3 78.3 6 23.8 24 0 0 8 0 83% 16 270 13 0.2 121 0 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    MEC 62.3 44.6 53.0 78 6 25 24 0 0 5 0 66% 8 5.2 0 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    RIC 63.3 42.7 53.0 2.6 78 6 26 24 0 0 5 0 74% 33 280 13 5.9 0 0 0 0 3 AKQ 2400
    ROA 61.7 42.8 52.2 4.2 82 6 28 21,25 0 0 4 0 72% 47 330 13 5.5 0 0 0 0 0 RNK 2400
    SVC 59.8 41.1 50.5 3.3 78 6 29 23 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 LWX 2400
    WAL 63.4 44.6 54.0 4.3 79 6 26 24 0 0 4 0 35 60 10 7.7 0 0 0 0 2 AKQ 2400
    WSH 60.0 42.7 51.4 5.03 78.1 5 27.3 23 0 0 3 0 73% 19 68 0.5 0.3 68 0 0 0 0 0 LWX 2400
    Averages 62.69 43.49 53.07 4.04 78.92 26.80 0.0 0.0 4.6 0.0 73% 28.5 4.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2
    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 60.6 42.1 51.3 4.0 79 3 24 24 0 0 8 0 67% 38 330 13 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 GSP 2400
    MRH 68.5 51.8 60.2 3.4 80 1,5 30 24 0 0 1 0 37 340 19 7.9 0 0 0 0 5 MHX 2400
    CLT 65.0 44.2 54.6 3.8 77 12 26 15,24 0 0 5 0 68% 30 230 12 5.2 0 0 0 0 0 GSP 2400
    ECG 66.9 47.8 57.3 4.2 80 7 26 24 0 0 4 0 77% 38 140 19 7.9 0 0 0 0 2 AKQ 2400
    FAY 67.6 47.8 57.7 3.0 78 12 28 24 0 0 3 0 73% 35 220 12 6.2 1 0 0 0 1 RAH 2400
    GSO 63.5 44.1 53.8 3.6 76 5 27 24 0 0 1 0 67% 39 60 2 7.4 0 0 0 0 0 RAH 2400
    HSE 68.1 55.7 61.9 4.3 81 5 39 24 0 0 0 0 79% 46 120 9 8.7 0 0 0 0 0 MHX 2400
    HKY 63.0 43.6 53.3 3.4 74 12,19 27 23 0 0 5 0 30 300 13 3.7 0 0 0 0 4 GSP 2400
    LBT 68.7 48.4 58.6 4.3 79 7 29 24 0 0 2 0 74% 33 230 12 5.0 1 0 0 0 2 ILM 2400
    EWN 69.3 48.5 58.9 3.7 84 7 28 24 0 0 0 0 75% 33 30,20 7,8 5.4 0 0 0 0 5 MHX 2400
    RDU 65.5 45.4 55.4 3.2 77 12 27 24 0 0 5 0 72% 31 230 21 4.0 1 0 0 0 2 RAH 2400
    RAL 65.5 44.8 55.2 3.0 76 12 26 24 0 0 5 0 21 13 0 0 0 0 0 RAH 2400
    WHI 68.9 47.6 58.2 4.2 80.9 1 25.3 24 0 0 5 0 77% 24 49 8 1.6 135 1 0 0 0 0 ILM 2400
    ILM 70.8 50.3 60.6 3.9 84 7 30 24 0 0 2 0 77% 33 340 22 6.2 1 0 0 0 3 ILM 2400
    Averages 66.56 47.29 56.93 3.7 79.0 28.0 0.0 0.0 3.3 0.0 73% 33.4 5.8 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7
    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
    AND 65.3 45.7 55.5 3.5 76 6 26 23 0 0 5 0 35 260 12 5.4 1 0 0 0 3 GSP 2400
    CAE 69.4 48.6 59.0 4.2 79 7 29 24 0 0 3 0 70% 32 260 12 4.4 1 0 0 0 2 CAE 2400
    CRE 70.5 51.9 61.2 4.7 81 2,7 30 24 2 0 4 0 77% 32 30 8 5.8 2 0 0 0 4 ILM 2400
    CHS 73.0 53.2 63.1 4.5 83 7 31 24 0 0 1 0 49 290 2 7.0 2 0 0 0 4 CHS 2400
    CXM 71.0 58.7 64.8 4.3 82 7 43 23 0 0 0 0 28 30 8 7.4 0 0 0 0 0 CHS 2400
    FLO 68.4 49.5 58.9 3.5 79 7 29 24 0 0 2 0 76% 33 30 7 5.7 0 0 0 0 4 ILM 2400
    GSP 64.4 46.4 55.4 3.0 75 19 27 23 0 0 4 0 72% 32 230 12 5.6 1 0 0 0 3 GSP 2400
    OGB 70.2 51.2 60.7 4.5 83 7 32 24 0 0 1 0 32 30 8 4.9 0 0 0 0 2 CAE 2400
    Averages 69.03 50.65 59.83 4.0 79.8 21.6 0.3 0.0 2.5 0.0 74% 34.1 5.8 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8
    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 62.7 40.3 51.5 4.9 79 4,5 21 23 0 0 9 0 38 210 18 3.7 0 0 0 0 2 MRX 2400
    DAV 51.4 33.2 42.3 72 5 11 24 0 2 15 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 4.13 1.26 0.99 9 0.99 9 9 0 42.59 T 22,23 2 0 T T RNK 2400
    CHT 2.14 -1.27 0.56 9 0.73 9-10 13 0 37.08 0 0.0 0.0 30.778 26 29.573 12 30.197 LWX 2400
    CHO 2.82 -1.01 1.17 19 1.22 18-19 8 1 42.93 29.580 12 LWX 2400
    DAN 6.06 2.70 1.79 9 1.93 9-10 11 4 46.48 0 0.0 0.0 29.690 12 RNK 2400
    DCA 2.10 -1.07 0.63 19 0.78 9-10 10 0 40.18 0 0.0 0.0 29.580 12 LWX 2400
    IAD 2.06 -1.35 0.54 9 0.76 9-10 9 0 35.62 0 0.0 0.0 29.580 12 LWX 2400
    GAV 5.03 2.72 9 3.07 9-10 10 1 44.78 0 0.0 0.0 30.810 26 29.660 12 30.220 AKQ 2400
    HDV 2.61 -0.51 0.52 9 12 0 40.41 0 0.0 0.0 30.770 26 29.560 12 30.165 AKQ 2400
    LYH 4.39 0.98 1.84 9 2.16 9-10 9 2 40.33 0 0.0 0.0 29.670 12 RNK 2400
    NPN 5.37 1.38 2.04 9 3.21 9-10 10 2 49.95 0 0.0 0.0 30.750 26 29.640 12 30.195 AKQ 2400
    FHC 7.45 4.25 2.38 9 2.38 9 11 2 58.90 0 0.0 0.0 30.743 26 29.653 12 30.193 AKQ 2400
    NOR 4.87 1.36 0.94 7 12 0 46.96 0 0.0 0.0 AKQ 2400
    ORF 4.62 1.47 0.95 7 1.16 9-10 12 0 46.82 0 0.0 0.0 30.750 26 29.650 12 30.200 AKQ 2400
    POR 5.51 2.10 1.06 5 1.12 9-10 12 1 49.31 0 0.0 0.0 30.734 26 29.637 12 30.177 AKQ 2400
    CTR 4.31 -0.96 1.20 19 1.93 9-10 14 2 49.53 0 0.0 0.0 30.750 26 29.600 12 30.165 AKQ 2400
    MEC 3.95 1.61 10 1.78 9-10 11 2 44.56 0 0.0 0.0 AKQ 2400
    RIC 3.91 0.67 1.67 9 1.95 9-10 11 2 43.22 0 0.0 0.0 30.800 26 29.920 22 30.360 AKQ 2400
    ROA 4.00 0.6 1.43 19 1.96 18-19 8 2 50.01 0 0.0 0.0 29.670 12 RNK 2400
    SVC 2.98 -0.43 0.61 9 0.86 9-10 10 0 48.52 0 0.0 0.0 LWX 2400
    WAL 3.84 0.97 1.33 10 1.95 9-10 9 1 41.84 0 0.0 0.0 30.770 26 29.630 12 30.200 AKQ 2400
    WSH 3.48 -0.51 1.14 19 1.44 18-19 10 1 43.69 0 0.0 0.0 30.530 8 29.670 12 30.100 LWX 2400
    Averages 4.08 0.56 1.29 1.65 10.5 1.1 44.94 0 0.0 0.0 30.744 29.645 30.197
    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 7.82 4.17 2.10 9 2.11 8-9 12 3 45.59 0 0.0 0.0 30.740 26 29.800 12 30.270 GSP 2400
    MRH 12.70 8.83 8.40 19 8.40 18-19 11 1 75.58 0 0.0 0.0 30.670 26 29.770 12 30.220 MHX 2400
    CLT 10.04 6.90 3.08 2 3.12 1-2 13 4 68.80 0 0.0 0.0 30.740 26 29.770 12 30.255 GSP 2400
    ECG 4.21 1.15 1.16 2 1.17 1-2 9 2 42.82 0 0.0 0.0 30.740 26 29.680 12 30.210 AKQ 2400
    FAY 6.38 3.61 2.59 2 2.82 1-2 12 2 47.19 29.730 12 RAH 2400
    GSO 6.79 3.68 1.52 9 1.73 9-10 14 3 37.60 0 0.0 0.0 29.730 12 RAH 2400
    HSE 7.96 3.01 3.16 19 3.23 19-20 15 3 64.58 0 0.0 0.0 30.680 26 29.730 12 30.205 MHX 2400
    HKY 7.95 4.49 2.02 18 2.39 18-19 11 4 42.60 30.730 19 29.720 12 30.225 GSP 2400
    LBT 5.10 2.23 1.43 19 1.43 19 11 1 42.95 30.680 26 29.780 12 30.230 ILM 2400
    EWN 5.99 2.59 1.74 19 1.74 19 10 2 53.87 0 0.0 0.0 30.700 26 29.750 12 30.225 MHX 2400
    RDU 7.14 4.02 1.86 19 1.86 19 9 3 51.03 0 0.0 0.0 29.730 12 RAH 2400
    RAL 7.01 3.89 1.69 18-19 11 43.35 0 0.0 0.0 30.710 25 29.780 12 30.245 RAH 2400
    WHI 5.16 2.32 1.50 19 1.50 19-20 10 1 46.93 0 0.0 0.0 30.665 26 29.785 12 30.178 ILM 2400
    ILM 6.65 3.36 1.80 19 2.06 2-3 10 3 67.99 0 0.0 0.0 30.660 26 29.800 12 30.230 ILM 2400
    Averages 7.21 3.88 2.49 2.52 11.3 2.5 52.21 0 0.0 0.0 56.286 32.043 55.416
    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 8.35 4.76 2.24 2 2.8 1-2 11 4 42.84 0.0 0.0 30.700 26 29.850 12 30.275 GSP 2400
    CAE 5.47 2.73 1.51 19 2.22 18-19 11 2 57.13 0 0.0 0.0 30.670 26 29.850 12 30.260 CAE 2400
    CRE 4.89 1.85 2.11 3 2.16 2-3 9 2 61.71 30.640 26 29.830 12 30.235 ILM 2400
    CHS 8.30 5.87 3.48 3 4.42 2-3 11 2 71.75 0 0.0 0.0 30.610 26 29.860 22 30.235 CHS 2400
    CXM 7.17 4.98 3.50 3 3.50 3 9 2 64.18 29.850 22 CHS 2400
    FLO 4.40 1.73 1.23 19 1.25 18-19 12 1 49.93 0 0.0 0.0 30.670 26 29.810 12 30.240 ILM 2400
    GSP 9.13 5.43 3.28 2 3.33 1-2 11 3 49.67 0 0.0 0.0 30.710 26 29.790 12 30.250 GSP 2400
    OGB 6.10 3.18 2.83 2 2.83 2 11 1 50.71 30.650 26 29.870 12 30.260 CAE 2400
    Averages 6.73 3.82 2.52 2.81 10.6 2.13 55.99 0.0 0.0 0.0 30.664 29.839 30.251
    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 3.70 0.60 1.00 30 1.00 30 13 1 39.31 0.0 0.0 30.660 26 29.800 12 30.230 MRX 2400
    DAV 2.93 0.59 20 13 0 52.93 0.3 22 2 0 0.5 0.5 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. - "WASHINGTON DC...REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT... THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS WELL ABOVE NORMAL...AND RANKED AS THE 6TH WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD. MONTHLY PRECIPITATION WAS BELOW NORMAL. LAST MONTH WAS THE WARMEST NOVEMBER SINCE 1985. A RECORD DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 80 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 6TH...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 78 SET IN 1948. THIS WAS ALSO THE 4TH LATEST DAY IN A CALENDAR YEAR REACHING AT LEAST 80 DEGREES ON RECORD. A RECORD DAILY HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 59 DEGREES ON THE 19TH TIED THE RECORD PREVIOUSLY SET IN 1931 AND 1906. " - [ + - ] - from NWS Sterling, VA

    Chantilly - " November temperatures averaged much above normal and precipitation was below average. The mean monthly temperature was 51.7 (+5.3). The mean high temperature was 62.4 (+4.9) and the mean low temperature was 41.0 (+5.7). A record high temperature was set on the 6th (80.1) and tied on the 27th (70.4). A record high minimum temperature was set on the 6th (62.4). November precipitation of 2.14 was below average (-1.27), with a record 0.56 of rain on the 9th. Dense fog was noted on the 5th, 6th, 10th, and 19th. *Please note, anemometer is currently partially obstructed from the North and East " - [ + - ] - from member Russ Toping

    Seven Corners/Fairfax County - from member John Iekel: " ROUGHLY NORMAL PRECIP TOTAL IS MISLEADING VERY WET AT THE START OF THE MONTH AND THE END, BUT VERY DRY FOR MOST OF THE MONTH. HARD FROST ON THE NIGHT OF THE 17TH-18TH. " - [ + - ]

    Dulles - from NWS Sterling (KLWX): "DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT... THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS WELL ABOVE NORMAL...AND RANKED AS THE 3RD WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD. MONTHLY PRECIPITATION WAS WELL BELOW NORMAL. THIS WAS THE WARMEST NOVEMBER SINCE 2001. A RECORD DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 80 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 6TH...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 78 SET IN 1994 AND 1978. THIS WAS ALSO THE 3RD LATEST DAY IN A CALENDAR YEAR REACHING AT LEAST 80 DEGREES ON RECORD. A RECORD DAILY HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 63 DEGREES WAS ALSO SET ON THE 6TH...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 61 SET IN 2003. A RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 0.54 INCHES WAS SET ON THE 9TH...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 0.16 SET IN 1968. " - [ + - ]

    Herndon - from member Randy Ashby: " November was below normal for temperature and for precipitation. The temperatures ranged between a high of 80 and a low of 28 and was 0.9 degrees below normal. On the precipitation side, the month was 0.51 below normal, with 2.61 measured. We are now about 2.5 below normal for the year. " - [ - - ]

    Norfolk - from NWS Wakefield (AKQ): "Above normal temperatures and above normal precipitation characterized Norfolk weather in November. View the NWS AKQ Wakefield November 2015 Climate Summary with a click here " - [ + + ]

    Portsmouth - from Bill Trotter: " The month's average temperature of 56.3 was 3.7 ABOVE NORMAL. Precipitation (5.51") was ABOVE NORMAL by 2.10" or 161% of the November average during the period from 1976 to 2014. Rainfall for the year through November 30th was 49.31" (+2.67" or 106% of normal). NOVEMBER 2015 WAS THE 4TH WARMEST IN THE DATABASE TO 1976. Based on monthly temperature averages, the top 5 warmest Novembers include: 1) 61.6 1985 2) 57.1 2003 3) 56.5 1999 4) 56.4 2015 5) 56.3 2001 THE MONTHLY RAINFALL OF 5.51" PRODUCED THE 6TH WETTEST NOVEMBER IN THE DATABASE TO 1976. The top 10 wettest Novembers include: 1) 10.19" 2009 2) 6.68" 2006 3) 6.22" 1985 4) 6.06" 2008 5) 5.99" 2002 6) 5.51" 2015 7) 5.49" 1979 8) 5.33" 1977 9) 5.01" 1992 10) 4.93" 1988. To view the station monthly and year-to-date climatological summary (LCD) for this Portsmouth station, please click here. Frontal passages: 1st, 7th, 9th (WARMFROPA), 11th. 12th, 17th (back-door, coastal), 20th, 23rd, and 29th. Frost was recorded on the 15th (moderate), 24th (light) and PM, and 25th (moderate). STATION RECORDS: 6th - TEMPERATURE TIED Maximum Low 65 [previous 1977] and the 9th - RAINFALL 0.84" [previous 0.49" 1991]. " - [ + + ]

    Glen Allen - from Lowell Koontz: " This November was the second warmest on record (records since 2008) as the monthly mean temperature was 53.2 F, a +4.8 F mean temperature departure when compared with Glen Allens seven year average. The average barometric pressure for November was a new record high of 30.22 inches. The Mid-Atlantic was under high pressure for most of the month giving warm temperatures for Nov. Precipitation occurred on 10 days in November with a total of 5.03 inches which was the 2nd greatest on record for Glen Allen with a departure of +1.07 inches and was the 3rd consecutive month with above average precipitation. The maximum temperature for November was 79F on the 6th which was a new record monthly maximum. The lowest minimum was 26F recorded on the 24th. The daily mean temperature on the 6th was 70.9F which made it the warmest November day on record at Glen Allen. There were only 5 days that the minimum temperature was less than or equal to 32 F which was the 2nd least on record with only 2009 having less. The maximum barometer reading for the month was the highest on record for November at 30.81 inches occurring on the 26th. The highest dew point for the month was 68 F on the 5th which was the highest dew point recorded in November. The maximum wind gust was only 27 mph on the 6th the third lowest for November. " - [ + + ]

    Richmond - from contributor Lowell Koontz (GAV): " The average November maximum temperature was 63.3 which was the 19th warmest since 1897. The average November minimum temperature was 42.7F which tied for the 10th warmest since 1897. The Airports mean temperature for Nov. was 53.0 F which was the 13th warmest November in the past 118 years. The 3.91 inches of precipitation recorded this month was the 31st wettest Nov. of the past 128 years. November had a total of 11 days with measurable precipitation but 5 of these were less than 0.11 inches. Only one daily record was set for Richmond during November. On November 2nd the 3F temperature range tied the old record set in 1925. The 30th also had a temperature range of 3F but it wasnt a record as 3 years had a two degree range in (1920, 1963, and 1986). " - [ + + ]

    Richmond - from NWS Wakefield (AKQ): "Above normal temperatures and above normal precipitation characterized Richmond weather in November. View the NWS AKQ Wakefield November 2015 Climate Summary for Richmond with a click here " - [ + + ]

    North Carolina:

    Fayetteville - from NWS Raleigh (RAH): " A RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.59 INCHES WAS SET AT FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT ON NOVEMBER 2. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.95 SET IN 1969. " - [ + + ]

    Greensboro - from NWS Raleigh (RAH): " THE 6.79 INCHES OF PRECIPIATION AT THE PIEDMONT TRIAD AIRPORT MAKES NOVEMBER 2015 THE 4TH WETTEST NOVEMBER OF ALL TIME. " - [ + + ]

    Raleigh - from contributor Bob Woodson (RAL): " ANOTHER WET MONTH WITH PRECIPITATION 3.89 ABOVE NORMAL FOR NOVEMBER. EVEN WITH ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION, THE AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURE WAS ALSO 3.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THERE WERE FIVE DAYS THAT WERE OVERCAST THANKS TO SEVERAL COLD AIR DAMMING OCCURRENCES. THERE WAS NO SEVERE WEATHER OR WINTER PRECIPITATION DURING THE MONTH. " - [ + + ]

    Raleigh - from NWS Raleigh KRAH: " THE 7.74 INCHES OF PRECIPIATION AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT MAKES NOVEMBER 2015 THE 6TH WETTEST NOVEMBER OF ALL TIME. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE NOVEMBER 6 AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 65 DEGREES. THIS TIES THE OLD RECORD LAST SET IN 2003. A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.86 INCHES WAS SET AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON NOVEMBER 19. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.53 SET IN 1938. " - [ + + ]

    South Carolina:

    North Charleston - from NWS Charleston (CHS): " NOV 2 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 71 DEGREES, NOV 3 - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 3.48 INCHES, NOV 3 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 68 DEGREES, NOV 4 - RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 67 DEGREES, WETTEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD & TIED 4TH WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD " " - [ + + ]

    Downtown Charleston - from NWS Charleston (CHS): " NOV 7 - RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 82 DEGREES, NOV 9 - RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 2.40 INCHES, WETTEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD, TIED 3RD WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD " - [ + + ]

    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 2015-2016 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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    National Weather Service Web Sites & Current Email Addresses
    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

         National Weather Service Homepages

         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
      CXM    Downtown Charleston, SC NWS 32.77 N 79.93 W
    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