Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
145 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015


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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 5 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         53    148 AM  84    1976  56     -3       43
                                      1961
  MINIMUM         26   1159 PM  14    2002  34     -8       29
                                      1960
  AVERAGE         40                        45     -5       36

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.98          1.39 1929   0.12   0.86     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.20                      0.57   0.63     0.55
  SINCE MAR 1      1.20                      0.57   0.63     0.55
  SINCE JAN 1      8.46                      6.37   2.09     6.86

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY       MM             9.3  1962   0.0   MM
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.2   -0.2
  SINCE NOV 1     12.5                       9.8    2.7
  SINCE JUL 1     12.5                       9.8    2.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       25                        20      5       29
  MONTH TO DATE  130                       103     27      147
  SINCE MAR 1    130                       103     27      147
  SINCE JUL 1   3232                      3039    193     3100

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  SLEET
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1000 AM
 LOWEST     78           800 PM
 AVERAGE    85

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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   57        84      1961
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        15      1960


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  6 2015.........SUNRISE   634 AM EST   SUNSET   608 PM EST
MARCH  7 2015.........SUNRISE   633 AM EST   SUNSET   609 PM EST


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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