Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
241 PM EDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   05/28/1941
 LOW               31   05/09/1956
HIGHEST            89   05/26        91      -2       92  05/12
LOWEST             39   05/16        42      -3       45  05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.6              77.9    -5.3     82.6
AVG. MINIMUM     54.9              55.0    -0.1     60.5
MEAN             63.8              66.4    -2.6     71.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.0    -2.0        5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.79   2016
 MINIMUM         0.45   1936
TOTALS           9.79              3.78    6.01     1.61
DAILY AVG.       0.32              0.12    0.20     0.05
DAYS >= .01        16              10.8     5.2        6
DAYS >= .10        13               7.2     5.8        3
DAYS >= .50         9               2.6     6.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        4               0.8     3.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.62   05/06 TO 05/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     110
 SINCE 7/1       3325              3766    -441     3846
COOLING TOTAL      79               119     -40      237
 SINCE 1/1        109               161     -52      262
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  05/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/310    DATE  05/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      7

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

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