Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1014 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   03/29/1907
                        03/23/1907
 LOW               10   03/04/2009
HIGHEST            80   03/11        60      20       71  03/16
LOWEST             11   03/04        36     -25       24  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.3              60.0    -3.7     53.6
AVG. MINIMUM     33.6              37.1    -3.5     33.2
MEAN             45.0              48.6    -3.6     43.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     16               9.4     6.6       12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.78   1891
 MINIMUM         0.20   2006
TOTALS           3.24              4.04   -0.80     5.57
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.13   -0.03     0.18
DAYS >= .01        13              10.3     2.7       10
DAYS >= .10         8               6.8     1.2        9
DAYS >= .50         3               2.6     0.4        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.98   03/29 TO 03/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.7   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            3.6
SINCE 7/1        14.5              10.2     4.3      8.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.1     0.9        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/04                          3  03/25
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   03/03 TO 03/03           03/06 TO 03/06
                                                          03/06 TO 03/06
                                                          03/06 TO 03/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     613
 SINCE 7/1       3566              3452     114     3392
COOLING TOTAL       2                 6      -4        0
 SINCE 1/1          2                 6      -4        1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/290    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/290    DATE  03/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      3
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     13

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

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