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

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60 years of Lexington rain data

 
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Monthly Rain
  • Jan  = 3.38"
  • Feb  = 3.87"
  • Mar  = 4.02"
  • Apr  = 4.91"
  • May  = 3.48"
  • Jun  = 2.42"
  • Jul  = 1.91"
  • Aug  = 1.76"
  • 2014 = 25.75"
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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 @ 12:10pm on 8/30/14
88.5°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. Heat Index - the effects of humidity and temperature on the human body.
An apparent or perceived temperature based on the skin cooling effects.
Used to indicate discomfort or dangerously high heat exposure. 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 Warm
Heat Index 96.7°F
Dew Point 73.3 °F.
Humidity 61 %
Barometer 30.09 in.
and Steady
Wind Direction SW
Wind Speed 5
Solar Radiation 865 Watts/sq Meter
UV Index 6.7
Degrees Heating (65) 0.0 °F
Degrees Cooling (75) 3.6 °F
Today's rain 0.00 in.
Evapotranspiration 0.05 in.
2014 Rainfall 25.75 in
Average Annual Rainfall 46.50 in
Today's Extremes
High Temperature 88.5°F at 12:10pm
Low Temperature 65.9°F at 7:29am
High Heat Index 96.8°F at 12:08pm
Peak Wind Gust 6 mph at 9:57am 
Yesterday's Data
Temp 24 hrs ago 92.4 °F
Yesterday's high 97.5 °F at 2:48pm
Yesterday's low 63.8 °F at 7:02am
rain yesterday  
Yesterday's Evapotranspiration 0.19 in.
2014 Extremes
2014 High Temp 97.6°F on 8/23/14
2014 High Wind Speed 41 mph on 3/29/14
2014 Low Wind Chill -4.9 on 1/7/14
all time high temp 109.5F on July 1, 2012

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THE LATEST UPDATE WAS: 12:10pm on 8/30/14 .

LATEST REGIONAL WEATHER REPORTS
Lexington LXTG1

8/30/14      12:10pm

88.5°F

base of clouds 3789 ft
Athens KAHN 08/30/2014 11:51am    89.6F Clear 30.18
Gwinette Co Briscoe Field KLZU 08/30/2014 11:45amUTC    84.2F Clear 30.18
Greensboro Regional K3J7 08/30/2014 11:55amUTC    86.0F Broken Clouds 30.15
Washington-Wilkes Aprt KIIY 08/30/2014 11:55amUTC    87.8F Scattered Clouds 30.18
Thomson-McDuffie Aprt KHQU 08/30/2014 11:55amUTC    89.6F Overcast 30.21
Augusta KAGS 08/30/2014 11:53amUTC    87.8F Scattered Clouds 30.17
Greenville Spartanburg KGSP 08/30/2014 11:53amUTC    82.4F Few Clouds 30.20
Charlotte KCLT 08/30/2014 11:52amUTC    84.2F Scattered Clouds 30.22
Dobbins Air Reserve Base KMGE 08/30/2014 11:58amUTC    84.2F Overcast 30.18
Atlanta KATL 08/30/2014 11:52amUTC    84.2F Broken Clouds 30.17

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 weighing 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.

48 HOUR GRAPHS

temperature graph for the past 24 hours heat index 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.

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