As recorded at Norfolk’s National Weather Service Cooperative Weather Observer Station, Norfolk 2SW, by the Great Mountain Forest Corporation.

Norfolk 2SW has recorded weather observations since January 1, 1932.

August 2006

High Temperature: 92° F on the 1st and 2nd

Low temperature: 46° F on the 13th

Average Temperature: 67.2° F (1.3° F above normal)

Total Precipitation: 5.62” (1.06” above normal)

Worth Noting:

  • August 2nd’s high temperature of 92° was the record high temperature for that date for this weather station. August 1st and 2nd were the only two days all year that had a temperature of 90° or higher. This is fairly typical for Norfolk; on average we record only 2.5 days per year with temperatures of 90° or greater.
  • Precipitation for the month was a little above normal. We are now 4.30” above normal for total precipitation for the year. The thunderstorm recorded on the 7th was the only one this month.