Lexington, Georgia
National Weather Service  Co-Operative Weather Station
This site provides you with the official National Weather Service temperature and rain observations for Lexington and Oglethorpe County, Georgia.
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60 years of Lexington rain data

 
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Monthly Rain
  • Jan  = 3.87
  • 2015 = 3.87"
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  • Jan 2014   = 3.38"
  • Feb 2014   = 3.87"
  • Mar 2014   = 4.02"
  • Apr 2014   = 4.91"
  • May 2014   = 3.48"
  • Jun 2014   = 2.42"
  • Jul 2014   = 1.91"
  • Aug 2014 = 1.74"
  • Sep 2014 = 3.17"
  • Oct 2014 = 2.47"
  • Nov 2014 =3.11"
  • Dec 2014 = 5.75"
  • Total 2014   = 40.24"
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  • lowest annual rainfall
    1954 = 26.55"
  • highest annual rainfall
    1964 = 66.43"
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  • Average annual rainfall (1952-2012) = 46.50 in. 
  • source NWS daily obs form B-91
National Weather Service Temperature in Lexington @ 9:15am on 1/29/15
38.4°F

the direction from which the wind is blowing
The outside air temperature 71 inches above the soil in a solar shielded, vented, day time aspirated enclosure. Wind Chill - the effects of wind and temperature on the human body.
Describes the average loss of body heat and how the temperature feels. average speed in miles per hour The temperature to which air must be cooled for saturation (100% relative humidity) to occur. refers to the amount of water vapor in the air, the amount of water vapor that the air can contain varies with air temperature and pressure Evapotranspiration is the sum of evaporation from the land surface plus transpiration from plants. Evapotransporation is measured in inches. Real UV intensity is measured in Lexington, Ga.  This is not a forecast or a calculated value.
UV index values range from 0 to 16.
0-2 being outside is safe
3-7 seek shade, a hat, shirt, sunscreen
8-11 avoid sun exposure, protection is necessary
11+ extreme danger Solar radiaiton is measured Watts per square meter. Barometric presssure corrected to sea level
Rain rate meter in inches rainfall per hour Today's rain accumulation
Comfort level Cool
Wind Chill 33.9 °F
Dew Point 26.1 °F.
Humidity 61 %
Barometer 30.34 in.
and Steady
Wind Direction SSW
Wind Speed 6
Solar Radiation 88 Watts/sq Meter
UV Index 0.0
Degrees Heating (65) 12.8 °F
Degrees Cooling (75) 0.0 °F
Today's rain 0.00 in.
Evapotranspiration 0.00 in.
2015 Rainfall 3.87 in
Average Annual Rainfall 46.50 in
Today's Extremes
High Temperature 38.4°F at 9:14am
Low Temperature 28.7°F at 7:39am
Low Wind Chill 25.8°F at 8:23am
Peak Wind Gust 7 mph at 9:14am 
Yesterday's Data
Temp 24 hrs ago 29.2 °F
Yesterday's high 54.9 °F at 3:37pm
Yesterday's low 24.9 °F at 7:33am
rain yesterday  
Yesterday's Evapotranspiration 0.05 in.
2015 Extremes
2015 High Temp 69.1°F on 1/20/15
2015 High Wind Speed 27 mph on 1/6/15
2015 Low Temp 10.1 on 1/8/15
all time high temp 109.5F on July 1, 2012

This is National Weather Service Co-Operative Station LXTG1 in Lexington, Georgia. It provides official rain accumulation and the daily maximum and minimum temperature data.
Definition of a Cooperative Station
. A National Weather Service (NWS) cooperative weather observing station, under the direction of the NWS, is a location at which weather observations are taken or other services rendered by private citizens, institutions or by other government agencies. Services rendered usually consist of taking instrumental or visual observations, recording data and transmitting reports. The equipment is usually owned by the NWS, but may be owned by an individual company, another government agency (Local, Territorial, State, Federal), or privately owned by the cooperative observer.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/directives/sym/pd01013015curr.pdf

Official rainfall measurements began in Lexington by Mr. Sidney Stephens in January 1952.   Then Mr. Joe Carey measured the Lexington rain for 33 years. National Weather Service Augusta office installed the first standard rain gauge and the universal type recording rain gauge. Later the Fischer-Porter digital punched paper tape recording rain gauge was installed. The lowest annual rainfall on record in Lexington was 26.55 inches in 1954.   The highest anual rainfall on record in Lexington was 66.43 inches in 1964.   The average annual rainfall from 1952 through 2012 is 46.50 inches.   Source: NWS daily observation forms B-91 for station LXTG1 available online.
Lexington official NWS temperature measurements began on April 15, 2004. The Nimbus Maximum/Minimum Temperature System (MMTS) was installed in Lexington by the NWS Peachtree City Cooperative Program Manager.

CAUTION - THIS WEATHER SITE IS DEPENDENT ON COMMERCIAL ELECTRICAL POWER. IN A POWER OUTAGE, THE INFORMATION MAY NOT BE CURRENT. THE LATEST UPDATE WAS: 9:15am on 1/29/15 .

LATEST REGIONAL WEATHER REPORTS
Lexington LXTG1

1/29/15      9:15am

38.4°F

base of clouds 3065 ft
Athens KAHN 01/29/2015 08:51am    37.4F Clear 30.33
Gwinette Co Briscoe Field KLZU 01/29/2015 08:45amUTC    33.8F Clear 30.29
Greensboro Regional K3J7 01/29/2015 08:55amUTC    41.0F Clear 30.30
Washington-Wilkes Aprt KIIY 01/29/2015 08:35amUTC    41.0F Clear 30.34
Thomson-McDuffie Aprt KHQU 01/29/2015 08:35amUTC    35.6F Clear 30.39
Augusta KAGS 01/29/2015 08:53amUTC    30.2F None reported 30.38
Greenville Spartanburg KGSP 01/29/2015 08:53amUTC    37.4F Clear 30.29
Charlotte KCLT 01/29/2015 08:52amUTC    33.8F Clear 30.32
Dobbins Air Reserve Base KMGE 01/29/2015 08:58amUTC    35.6F Broken Clouds 30.28
Atlanta KATL 01/29/2015 08:52amUTC    39.2F Broken Clouds 30.31

 

36 HOUR GRAPHS

 

temperature graph for the past 24 hours wind chill graph for the past 24 hours humidity graph for the past 24 hours dew point graph for the past 24 hours


wind direction graph for the past 24 hours wind speed data for the past 24 hours wind gust data for the past 24 hours Wind run is the product of time and wind speed, quantitatively how windy is was for the day. cloud height for the past 24 hours rain rate graph for the past 24 hours The annual rain accumulation increase during the past 24 hours. barometric graph (corrected to sea level) for the past 24 hours solar radiation graph for the past 24 hours UV Index graph for the past 24 hours evapotranspiration graph for the past 24 hours

7 DAY GRAPHS

sea level barometric data for the past 7 days daily rain accumulations graph for the past 7 days temperature data for the past 7 days wind run data for the past 7 days

Lexington wx station location
longitude 83 degrees 6 minutes North
lattitude 35 degrees 54 minutes West
elevation 726 feet

Lexington record high temperature

The highest temperature measured in Lexington, Georgia was 109.5 F at 3:45 PM on July 1, 2012.   This is the official National Weather Service Temperature measured by a Nimbus maximum/minimum temperature system.   The Nimbus MMTS system was installed by NWS and it is inspected and calibrated annually by the Cooperative Program Manager of the Weather Forecast Office, Peachtree City, Ga.
The temperature measured with a Davis Vantage Pro 2 Plus system at the same site was 109.8 F. at 3:45 PM on July 1, 2012.
The temperature measured with an AcuRite 1015 5-in-1 Weather Center at the same site was 110 F. at 3:45 PM on July 1, 2012.

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  The wind speed measured at this station may not be as high as if it were installed in a more open area.
The anemometer is shielded by tall trees in Downtown Lexington.

The online web portion of this station uses a Davis Instruments Vantage Pro 2 Plus weather station. It was refurbished by the manufacturer in August 2012. It was tested and calibrated to provide accurate reliable weather information.
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National Weather Service Co-op Station LXTG1 in Downtown Lexington