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SUMMARY OF CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA 


NOVEMBER 2016


...TEMPERATURES...

VIRGINIA, NORTH & SOUTH CAROLINAS:
MOSTLY NEAR OR SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURES EASTERN & COASTAL STATIONS
WITH ABOVE NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURES OVER NORTHERN VIRGINIA
AND WESTERN HALVES OF THE THREE-STATE AREA

...RAINFALL...

WELL-BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL MOST STATIONS

  • GOES-R AMERICA'S NEWEST AND MOST ADVANCED WEATHER SATELLITE TO BE LAUNCHED THIS MONTH    Updated article from NOAA with a click here!

  • NOVEMBER 2016 NOAA NEWS    Click this link for more articles posted by NOAA in November 2016: https://search.usa.gov/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&affiliate=noaa.gov&query=november+news&commit=

  • NOVEMBER 2016 RANKS 5TH WARMEST ON RECORD FOR THE GLOBE    "With only one month left in 2016, the year is on pace to be record-warm. El Nino drove much of the record warmth during the first two-thirds of 2016, while a weak La Nina cooled the globe down during the past few months." Full article from NOAA with a click here!


  • TRACK NOVEMBER 2016 NWS STORM REPORTS FOR YOUR STATE   The Storm Prediction Center archives reports of severe weather - tornado, wind, hail - to the National Weather Service. To view these reports, start here with a click to November 2016. While visiting, you will learn how to navigate the daily reports using forward and backward navigation arrows ( < > ) or by replacing the date in your browser's URL line with a date you wish to view. For starters, click here for November 2016 reports: http://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/reports/161101_rpts.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       Information on drought can be found at NOAA's Drought Information Center (http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/)

  • 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 2016

    State
    Maximum Temperature
    Minimum
    Temperature
    Warmest
    Average
    Temperature
    Coldest
    Average
    Temperature
    Maximum
    Precipitation
    Minimum
    Precipitation
    Virginia
    87
    Charlottesville
    19
    Blacksburg
    53.6
    Norfolk (FHC)
    46.6
    Blacksburg
    2.50"
    Washington, VA
    0.76"
    Arlington (DCA)
    North Carolina
    87
    Lumberton
    20
    Elizabeth City
    57.3
    Cape Hatteras
    50.6
    Asheville
    2.10"
    Wilmington
    0.53"
    Raleigh (RAL)
    South Carolina
    84
    Columbia
    Charleston
    Florence
    27
    Anderson
    61.6
    Downtown Charleston (CXM)
    55.3
    Anderson
    2.08"
    Greenville-Spartanburg
    0.11"
    Charleston (CHS)


    ( 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 59.7 33.5 46.6 3.3 78 2 19 13 0 0 18 0 65% 37 300 19 4.3 1 0 0 0 2 LWX 2400
    CHT 61.6 37.6 49.6 3.2 79.7 2 24.9 23 0 0 8 0 68% 16 23 21 0.2 360 0 0 0 0 2 LWX 2400
    CHO 64.2 39.1 51.7 4.8 87 2 26 22,23 0 0 5 0 36 310 20 3.9 1 0 0 0 2 LWX 2400
    DAN 65.0 36.1 50.6 1.4 82 3 20 13 0 0 11 0 66% 39 300 19 4.7 0 0 0 0 2 RNK 2400
    DCA 62.0 43.1 52.5 3.0 83 3 32 23 0 0 1 0 60% 49 300,310 19,20 7.7 1 0 0 0 1 LWX 2400
    IAD 60.5 34.7 47.6 1.2 79 3 20 23 0 0 12 0 61% 51 300 20 6.5 0 0 0 1 2 LWX 2400
    GAV 63.57 37.49 50.53 1.50 84.1 3 21.8 22 0 0 9 0 69% 35 180 29 1 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    HDV 61.0 37.1 49.1 1.8 79 2 23 23 0 0 7 0 68% 25 180 20 225 0 0 0 0 3 LWX 2400
    LYH 62.8 35.9 49.4 2.6 83 2 21 22 0 0 13 0 62% 40 200 30 3.6 0 0 0 0 2 RNK 2400
    NPN 62.6 40.4 50.8 -0.1 82.2 3 23.7 22 0 0 4 0 31 248 19 2.4 270 1 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    FHC 62.5 44.8 53.6 0.7 82 3 33 22 0 0 0 0 69% 38 203 29 4.5 360 0 0 0 0 1 AKQ 2400
    NOR 60.8 41.4 51.1 -0.6 81 3 28 22 0 0 3 0 29 290 20 0 0 0 0 1 AKQ 2400
    ORF 62.4 42.4 52.4 -0.5 83 3 28 13 0 0 0 2 68% 42 200 29 7.7 0 0 0 0 1 AKQ 2400
    POR 62.4 41.8 52.1 -0.5 80 3 28 22 0 0 4 0 77% 33 293 19 6.5 336 0 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    MEC 61.56 39.83 50.93 82 3 23 22 0 0 0 0 54% 14 19,20,26,29 7.9 2 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    CTR 62.0 35.8 48.7 -0.3 81.8 3 19.9 22 0 0 12 0 79% 18 225 29 0.1 221 0 0 0 0 0 AKQ 2400
    RIC 62.1 37.5 49.8 -0.6 83 3 21 22 0 0 9 0 66% 40 290 19 6.3 0 0 0 0 3 AKQ 2400
    ROA 63.8 39.4 51.6 3.5 83 2 28 13 0 0 8 0 56% 49 300 20 6.3 0 0 0 0 2 RNK 2400
    SVC 58.3 36.6 47.4 0.2 75 3 25 23 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 2 LWX 2400
    WAL 59.3 40.3 49.8 0.1 78 3 28 23 0 0 6 0 49 330 19 8.0 0 0 0 0 2 AKQ 2400
    WSH 60.9 41.1 51.0 4.45 83.3 2 28.8 22 0 0 4 0 64% 28 68 20 0.6 68 0 0 0 0 0 LWX 2400
    Averages 61.86 38.85 50.33 1.46 81.4 24.9 0.0 0.0 6.8 0.1 66% 35.0 4.8 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3
    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 64.1 37.1 50.6 3.3 79 1 21 27 0 0 10 0 55% 46 350 19 6.6 0 0 0 0 1 GSP 2400
    MRH 66.6 46.2 56.4 -0.4 78 2 29 23 0 0 2 0 41 310 19 8.2 0 0 0 0 4 MHX 2400
    CLT 67.4 39.5 53.5 2.7 81 3 25 22,27 0 0 7 0 59% 39 320 19 5.5 0 0 0 0 2 GSP 2400
    ECG 63.6 40.3 51.9 -1.2 82 3 20 22 0 0 6 0 71% 46 300 19 7.7 0 0 0 0 3 AKQ 2400
    FAY 67.9 42.7 55.3 0.6 84 3 28 23 0 0 5 0 54% 44 300 19 6.5 0 0 0 0 0 RAH 2400
    GSO 65.9 40.4 53.2 3.0 82 2,3 26 22 0 0 5 0 64% 40 310 19 6.2 0 0 0 0 0 RAH 2400
    HSE 64.3 50.3 57.3 -0.3 76 3 35 28 0 0 0 0 70% 40 320 19 7.6 0 0 0 0 2 MHX 2400
    HKY 66.5 40.5 53.5 3.6 82 2 26 27 0 0 4 0 41 180 29 4.1 0 0 0 0 1 GSP 2400
    LBT 68.4 40.3 54.4 0.0 87 3 27 21 0 0 6 0 68% 43 310 19 4.5 0 0 0 0 5 ILM 2400
    EWN 66.3 41.6 53.9 -1.3 82 3 26 22 0 0 5 0 69% 38 310 19 5.4 0 0 0 0 5 MHX 2400
    RDU 66.2 39.4 52.8 0.6 83 3 24 13 0 0 9 0 65% 38 290 19 4.3 0 0 0 0 0 RAH 2400
    RAL 66.7 38.3 52.5 0.3 83 3 25 13 0 0 9 0 22 29 0 0 0 0 0 RAH 2400
    ILM 67.4 42.6 55.0 -1.7 82 3 28 23 0 0 4 0 42 10 4 6.1 0 0 0 0 4 ILM 2400
    Averages 66.25 41.48 53.87 0.7 81.6 26.2 0.0 0.0 5.5 0.0 64% 40.0 6.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 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 68.9 41.7 55.3 3.3 83 3 27 21 0 0 4 0 40 170 29 4.2 0 0 0 0 2 GSP 2400
    CAE 70.6 41.8 56.2 1.4 84 3 29 21,27 0 0 5 0 62% 40 270 19 4.1 1 0 0 0 2 CAE 2400
    CRE 67.1 44.8 55.9 -0.6 82 3 31 21,22 0 0 3 0 70% 34 20 1 5.7 1 0 0 0 5 ILM 2400
    CHS 71.8 47.5 59.7 1.1 84 3 33 21,22 0 0 0 0 40 210 29 6.6 0 0 0 0 4 CHS 2400
    CXM 69.1 54.1 61.6 1.1 82 3 41 21 0 0 0 0 27 210 30 6.7 CHS 2400
    FLO 69.1 43.0 56.0 0.6 84 3 29 21,22 0 0 4 0 67% 40 360 19 5.3 0 0 0 0 3 ILM 2400
    GSP 68.6 42.8 55.7 3.3 82 2,3 28 20,27 0 0 2 0 56% 39 260 30 4.9 0 0 0 0 1 GSP 2400
    OGB 69.8 42.9 56.4 0.2 83 3 30 22 0 0 2 0 36 250 19 4.0 0 0 0 0 6 CAE 2400
    Averages 69.38 44.83 57.10 1.30 83.0 31.0 0.0 0.0 2.5 0.0 64% 37.0 5.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.3
    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 63.6 34.7 49.2 2.6 82 1 18 22 0 0 13 0 36 280 30 3.2 1 0 0 0 0 MRX 2400
    DAV 48.1 31.0 39.6 71 3 14 22 0 4 16 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 1.42 -1.45 0.79 30 0.79 30 5 0 38.95 T 19,20 2 0 T T RNK 2400
    CHT 1.80 -1.61 1.26 30 1.26 30 7 1 33.38 0.0 0.0 30.496 7 29.507 30 30.101 LWX 2400
    CHO 1.49 2.34 0.65 29 0.82 29-30 5 0 31.86 29.530 30 LWX 2400
    DAN 1.03 -2.33 0.58 30 0.62 29-30 6 0 45.21 0.0 0.0 30.470 7 29.620 30 30.045 RNK 2400
    DCA 0.76 -2.41 0.38 30 0.38 30 5 0 29.08 0.0 0.0 29.530 30 LWX 2400
    IAD 1.77 -1.64 1.31 30 1.31 30 6 1 33.16 T 19 1 0 T T 29.530 30 LWX 2400
    GAV 1.64 -2.45 0.57 14,15,30 0.57 14,15,30 8 0 44.62 0.0 0.0 30.500 7 29.590 30 30.130 AKQ 2400
    HDV 1.81 -1.25 1.29 30 5 0 36.12 0.0 0.0 30.490 7 29.500 30 29.995 AKQ 2400
    LYH 1.17 -2.24 0.57 27 0.64 29-30 5 0 37.79 0.0 0.0 30.500 7 29.610 30 30.055 RNK 2400
    NPN 1.30 -2.69 0.50 4 0.68 3-4 7 0 60.16 0.0 0.0 30.440 7 29.600 30 30.020 AKQ 2400
    FHC 0.92 -2.23 0.54 4 0.55 3-4 9 0 58.93 0.0 0.0 30.436 7 29.680 19 30.107 AKQ 2400
    NOR 0.86 -2.58 0.42 4 0.42 4 8 0 72.28 0.0 0.0 AKQ 2400
    ORF 0.98 -2.17 0.36 4 0.58 3-4 7 0 66.32 0.0 0.0 30.440 7 29.630 30 30.035 AKQ 2400
    POR 1.02 -2.32 0.55 4 0.55 4 7 0 64.17 0.0 0.0 30.434 7 29.669 19 30.100 AKQ 2400
    MEC 1.47 0.47 15 0.66 14-15 7 0 50.66 0.0 0.0 AKQ 2400
    CTR 1.44 -3.83 0.75 14 0.77 14-15 11 0 48.63 0.0 0.0 30.440 7 29.550 30 29.995 AKQ 2400
    RIC 1.08 -2.16 0.34 14 0.41 3-4 7 0 49.95 0.0 0.0 30.500 7 29.590 30 30.045 AKQ 2400
    ROA 1.08 -2.32 0.58 29 0.58 29 3 0 41.02 0.0 0.0 30.510 7 29.630 30 30.070 RNK 2400
    SVC 1.14 -2.27 0.58 30 0.76 29-30 7 0 37.29 0.0 0.0 LWX 2400
    WAL 1.15 -1.72 0.41 3 0.63 3-4 8 0 52.42 0.0 0.0 30.450 7 29.620 30 30.035 AKQ 2400
    WSH 2.50 -1.47 1.59 30 1.59 30 6 1 38.71 T 19,20 2 0 T T 30.550 7 29.760 19 30.155 LWX 2400
    Averages 1.33 -1.94 0.69 0.73 6.6 0.1 46.22 0.0 0.0 30.475 29.597 30.063
    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 1.54 -2.11 1.08 29 1.08 29 3 1 31.09 0.0 0.0 30.460 7 29.640 30 30.050 GSP 2400
    MRH 1.31 -2.56 0.59 14 0.62 13-14 7 0 51.71 0.0 0.0 30.380 7 29.790 30 30.085 MHX 2400
    CLT 0.88 -2.26 0.43 30 0.59 29-30 3 0 29.79 0.0 0.0 30.460 7 29.700 30 30.080 GSP 2400
    ECG 1.62 -1.44 0.62 4 0.62 4 7 0 52.28 0.0 0.0 30.420 7 29.710 30 30.065 AKQ 2400
    FAY 0.81 -1.96 0.38 13 0.38 12-13 5 0 53.61 29.640 30 RAH 2400
    GSO 1.02 -2.09 0.65 30 0.65 30 4 0 37.95 0.0 0.0 29.640 30 RAH 2400
    HSE 2.08 -2.87 0.92 30 0.95 29-30 7 0 68.24 0.0 0.0 30.370 23 29.750 19 30.060 MHX 2400
    HKY 1.68 -1.78 1.23 30 1.23 30 4 1 32.40 30.430 7 29.590 30 30.010 GSP 2400
    LBT 0.87 -2.00 0.85 13 0.85 13 3 0 57.25 30.420 7 29.740 30 30.080 ILM 2400
    EWN 0.74 -2.66 0.28 14 0.32 13-14 7 0 66.95 0.0 0.0 30.410 7 29.770 30 MHX 2400
    RDU 0.60 -2.52 0.27 14 0.33 13-14 7 0 49.06 0.0 0.0 29.640 30 RAH 2400
    RAL 0.53 -2.59 0.20 13-14 7 0 50.52 0.0 0.0 RAH 2400
    ILM 2.10 -1.19 1.16 13 1.17 13-14 4 1 66.28 0.0 0.0 30.400 7 29.780 30 30.090 ILM 2400
    Averages 1.21 -2.16 0.71 0.69 5.2 0.2 49.78 0.0 0.0 30.417 29.699 30.065
    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 1.90 -1.69 0.95 29 0.95 29 3 0 22.40 30.420 7 29.620 30 30.020 GSP 2400
    CAE 2.01 -0.73 0.98 29 0.98 29 3 0 36.20 0.0 0.0 30.430 7 29.730 30 30.080 CAE 2400
    CRE 0.18 -2.86 1.07 13 0.17 13 2 0 53.61 30.420 7 29.740 30 30.080 ILM 2400
    CHS 0.11 -2.32 0.11 13 0.11 13 1 0 54.85 0.0 0.0 29.820 30 CHS 2400
    CXM 0.24 -1.95 0.18 13 0.18 13 3 0 42.31 29.810 30 CHS 2400
    FLO 0.93 -1.74 0.77 13 0.78 13-14 5 0 56.38 30.430 7 29.760 30 30.095 ILM 2400
    GSP 2.08 -1.62 1.14 29 1.14 29 3 1 31.74 0.0 0.0 30.440 7 29.650 30 30.045 GSP 2400
    OGB 0.36 -2.56 0.22 30 0.22 30 4 0 37.38 30.420 7 29.760 30 30.090 CAE 2400
    Averages 0.98 -1.93 0.68 0.57 3.0 0.1 41.86 0.0 0.0 30.427 29.736 30.068
    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 3.05 -0.05 2.24 30 2.24 30 8 1 30.31 0.0 0.0 30.420 7 29.610 30 30.015 MRX 2400
    DAV 3.04 0.69 20 11 0 46.70 6.3 20 6 2 11.6 12.2 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. -from NWS LWX, Sterling, VA: " THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS ABOVE NORMAL. MONTHLY PRECIPITATION WAS WELL BELOW NORMAL...AND TIED FOR THE 8TH DRIEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD. NOVEMBER MARKED THE END OF A RECORD WARM METEOROLOGICAL FALL SEASON. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FROM SEPTEMBER 1ST THROUGH NOVEMBER 30TH WAS 63.9 DEGREES...WHICH BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 63.3 SET IN 2007. IT WAS ALSO THE 7TH DRIEST METEOROLOGICAL FALL ON RECORD WITH ONLY 4.16 INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE PAST THREE MONTHS. A RECORD DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 83 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 3RD OF NOVEMBER...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 80 SET IN 1974. THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 37 ON NOVEMBER 12TH WAS THE LATEST FIRST SUB- 40 DEGREE TEMPERATURE ON RECORD. CLIMATE RECORDS HAVE BEEN KEPT AT RONALD REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT SINCE AUGUST OF 1941. ADDITIONAL TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR THE WASHINGTON DC AREA EXTEND BACK TO JANUARY OF 1872. PRECIPITATION RECORDS EXTEND BACK TO JANUARY OF 1871. SNOWFALL RECORDS BEGAN IN JANUARY OF 1884. " - [ + - ]

    Chantilly - from Russ Topping: " The November mean monthly temperature was above normal and precipitation was below normal. The mean monthly temperature was 49.6 (+3.2). The mean high temperature was 61.6 (+4.1) and the mean low temperature was 37.6 (+2.3). No temperature records were set or tied. November precipitation of 1.80 was a little over half of the normal average (-1.61). Measurable rainfall fell on only 7 days. Only three days saw more than 0.03, with two of those at the very end of the month. Maximum daily precipitation of 1.26 fell on the 30th, bringing some relief to growing drought concerns and ironically setting a new daily record during an otherwise extremely dry month. Dense fog was observed on the 29th and 30th. *Please note, anemometer is currently partially obstructed from the North and East " - [ + - ]

    Dulles -from NWS LWX, Sterling, VA - " THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL. MONTHLY PRECIPITATION WAS BELOW NORMAL. NOVEMBER MARKED THE END OF A VERY WARM METEOROLOGICAL FALL SEASON. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FROM SEPTEMBER 1ST THROUGH NOVEMBER 30TH WAS 60.0 DEGREES...WHICH RANKS AS SECOND WARMEST. IT WAS ALSO THE 5TH DRIEST METEOROLOGICAL FALL ON RECORD WITH ONLY 4.97 INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE PAST THREE MONTHS. DESPITE THE OVERALL DRY CONDITIONS...A RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL OF 1.31 INCHES WAS SET ON THE 30TH OF NOVEMBER...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 1.15 INCHES SET IN 1967. CLIMATE RECORDS AT WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BEGAN IN NOVEMBER OF 1962. " - [ + - ]

    Seven Corners/Fairfax County - from member John Iekel: " NOVEMBER 2016 WAS VERY DRY. ONLY 0.38 FELL UNTIL THE LAST TWO DAYS. " - [ + - ]

    Herndon - from member Randy Ashby: " November was above normal for temperature and below normal for precipitation. The temperatures ranged between a high of 79 and a low of 23 and was 1.8 degrees above normal. We had our first freeze on the 12th, the day we recorded a low of 28 degrees. On the precipitation side, the month was 1.25 below normal, with only 1.81 measured; 1.47 of that fell on the last two days of the month. We are now 8.19 below normal for precipitation during the last 4 months and are now about 6.5 below normal for precipitation for the year. " - [ + - ]

    Portsmouth - from Bill Trotter (POR): " NOVEMBER 2016 WAS THE 5th DRIEST NOVEMBER IN THE STATION DATABASE TO 1976. The top five driest Novembers include: 1) 0.30" 2001 2) 0.31" 2007 3) 0.54" 2010 4) 0.96" 2012 5) 1.02" 2016. The month's average temperature of 52.1 was 0.5 BELOW NORMAL. Precipitation (1.02") was BELOW NORMAL by 2.32" or 31% of the November average rainfall during the period from 1976 to 2015. At month's end, rainfall for the year totaled 64.17" (+17.10" or 136% of normal). Frontal passages occurred on the 3rd, 9th, 11th, 16th, 20th, and 26th. Frost occurred on the 12th (PM), 13th (heavy AM), 22nd (light), 23rd, 25/26th (around midnight), 27th (light AM and PM), and 28th. STATION RECORDS: 30th - TEMPERATURE TIED HIGH 77 [previous 1991] and 30th - TEMPERATURE MAX LOW 63 [previous 62 in 2001] . To view the station monthly and year-to-date climatological summary (LCD) for this Portsmouth station, please click here. " - [ - - ]

    Glen Allen - from Lowell Koontz (GAV): " This November was the second driest on record (records since 2008) as the monthly precipitation was 1.64 inches, a negative 2.45 inch departure when compared with Glen Allens eight year average. Precipitation occurred on 8 days in November and the month was the second clearest on record. The maximum temperature for November was 84.1F on the 3rd which was a new record monthly maximum and surpassed the old record by +5F and set a new heat index for November. The daily mean temperature on the 3rd was 70.9F which tied the record for the warmest November day on record at Glen Allen. This was also the first temperature above 80F for November. The month had 3 days with the maximum temperature of = 75F. The lowest minimum was 21.8F recorded on the 22nd. There were 9 days that the minimum temperature was less than or equal to 32F which was near the average. The clear days of November gave large daily temperature ranges and set 7 daily high records and the average range of 26.1F set a new high record average for November. The 39F temperature range on the 13th also tied the record high for November. The maximum barometer reading for the month was 30.50 inches occurring on the 7th. The highest dew point for the month was 65F on the 2nd which was average for November. The maximum wind gust was only 35 mph on the 29th which tied the record high wind gust for November. " - [ + - ]

    Richmond - from contributor Lowell Koontz (GAV): " The average November maximum temperature was 49.8 which was the 50th warmest since 1897 and a departure from normal of -0.6F. The 1.08 inches of precipitation recorded this month was the 19th driest Nov. of the past 129 years. This was a negative 2.16-inch departure from normal with a total of 7 days with measurable precipitation. The Airports greatest daily rainfall was 0.34 inches on the 14th. Only 12 years have had a November with a smaller daily maximum in November. The 83F on the 3rd tied the record for the date set in 1974. Only seven years had a higher November maximum temperature. The highest on record is 86F in 1993, 1974, and 1950. Only six years had a November with the lowest daily temperature range being greater than 11F. The average temperature range was 24.6F with only 16 of 119 years having a higher average the result of many clear days and nights. No snow occurred during the month which has occurred 62 times in the past 119 years. " - [ + - ]

    North Carolina:

    Fayetteville - from NWS RAH: " A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 65 DEGREES WAS SET AT FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT NC ON NOVEMBER 30. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 62 SET IN 2001. " - [ + - ]

    Greensboro - from NWS RAH: " A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 79 DEGREES WAS SET AT PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT NC ON NOVEMBER 18. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 77 SET IN 1942. A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 74 DEGREES WAS SET AT PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT NC ON NOVEMBER 30. THIS TIES THE OLD RECORD OF 74 SET IN 1991. A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 62 DEGREES WAS SET AT PIEDMONT TRIAD INTL AIRPORT NC ON NOVEMBER 30. THIS TIES THE OLD RECORD OF 62 SET IN 1934. " - [ + - ]

    Raleigh - from NWS RAH: " A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 77 DEGREES WAS SET AT RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT NC ON NOVEMBER 30. THIS TIES THE OLD RECORD OF 77 SET IN 2006. A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 65 DEGREES WAS SET AT RALEIGH- DURHAM INTL AIRPORT NC ON NOVEMBER 30. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 62 SET IN 1934. " - [ + - ]

    Raleigh - from member Bob Woodson (RAL): " NOVEMBER WAS EXCEPTIONALLY DRY WITH ONLY 0.53 OF RAINFALL. THIS MONTHLY TOTAL IS 2.59 BELOW NORMAL, HOWEVER FOR THE YEAR PRECIPITATION IS 9.01 ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURE WAS +0.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THERE WAS NO SEVERE WEATHER OR THUNDERSTORMS OBSERVED DURING THE MONTH. " - [ + - ]

    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 2016-2017 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