Here are some of Virginia's official statewide weather records, according to the State Climate Extremes Committee:
Hottest temperature: 110 degrees, first set on July 5, 1900, at Columbia (in Fluvanna County) and then tied there two days later. Another 110-degree high was observed at Balcony Falls in Rockbridge County on July 15, 1954.
Coldest temperature: 30 degrees below zero at Mountain Lake Biological Station in Giles County (Jan. 21, 1985).
Heaviest 24-hour rainfall: 14.28 inches measured near Williamsburg during Hurricane Floyd (September 1999), though there were substantiated reports of 31 inches in western Nelson County from the remnants of Hurricane Camille on the night of Aug. 19, 1969.
Greatest 24-hour snowfall: 33.5 inches measured near Luray in Page County (March 3, 1994).
Deepest snow: 47 inches measured at Big Meadows in Madison County (Jan. 7, 1996).