Sigma, Virginia

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Sigma
Unincorporated community
Sigma is located in Virginia
Sigma
Sigma
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 36°43′55″N 75°59′10″W / 36.73194°N 75.98611°W / 36.73194; -75.98611Coordinates: 36°43′55″N 75°59′10″W / 36.73194°N 75.98611°W / 36.73194; -75.98611
Country United States
State Virginia
Independent city Virginia Beach
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1497153[1]
Lotus Garden Park in Sigma area of Virginia Beach
American Lotus in Sigma area of Virginia Beach

Sigma is a small community near Sandbridge in the independent city of Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. Sigma lies just south of Lago Mar on Ashville Bridge Creek along Sandbridge Road at its intersection with New Bridge Road.

The Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge has its administrative building on Sandbridge Road, and there is a large garden of American Lotus across the street on an inlet of the Currituck Sound's Back Bay. Tabernacle United Methodist Church and Margie and Ray's Crabhouse are landmarks in the Sigma area.

Like much of the Southeastern United States,the Sigma area of Virginia Beach has a subtropical climate, characterized by short, relatively mild winters and long, hot and humid summers. Daytime high temperatures in July average around 90 °F (32 °C) and in January, daytime temperatures average around 52 °F (11 °C).[2]

Tabernacle Methodist on Sandbridge Rd near Sigma, VA
Back Bay NWR headquarters on Sandbridge Road near Sigma, VA
Climate data for Sigma, Virginia Beach, VA (1997-2014)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 79
(26)
82
(28)
88
(31)
94
(34)
95
(35)
103
(39)
104
(40)
102
(39)
98
(37)
96
(36)
86
(30)
82
(28)
104
(40)
Average high °F (°C) 52
(11)
54
(12)
62
(17)
71
(22)
79
(26)
86
(30)
89
(32)
88
(31)
82
(28)
73
(23)
63
(17)
55
(13)
71.2
(21.8)
Average low °F (°C) 36
(2)
38
(3)
43
(6)
52
(11)
61
(16)
69
(21)
74
(23)
73
(23)
68
(20)
57
(14)
47
(8)
40
(4)
54.8
(12.6)
Record low °F (°C) 13
(−11)
18
(−8)
22
(−6)
33
(1)
42
(6)
51
(11)
60
(16)
60
(16)
52
(11)
37
(3)
29
(−2)
17
(−8)
13
(−11)
Precipitation inches (mm) 3.39
(86.106)
3.29
(83.566)
3.5
(88.90)
4.06
(103.124)
4.28
(108.712)
4.93
(125.222)
6.42
(163.068)
6.21
(157.734)
6.29
(159.766)
4.17
(105.918)
3.68
(93.472)
4.1
(104.14)
54.32
(1,379.728)
Snowfall inches (mm) 2.06
(52.324)
0.46
(11.684)
0.09
(2.286)
0.0138
(0.35)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0.85
(21.59)
3.4738
(88.234)
Source: Sigma Weather

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