Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
925 AM EDT SAT APR 2 2016

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              94   03/29/1907
                        03/23/1907
 LOW               10   03/04/2009
HIGHEST            84   03/16        81       3       79  03/17
LOWEST             23   03/03        22       1       16  03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.2              60.0     5.2     58.9
AVG. MINIMUM     41.7              37.1     4.6     36.1
MEAN             53.4              48.6     4.8     47.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS MIN <= 32      7               9.4    -2.4        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.78   1891
 MINIMUM         0.20   2006
TOTALS           1.02              4.04   -3.02     3.78
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.13   -0.10     0.12
DAYS >= .01        12              10.3     1.7       12
DAYS >= .10         6               6.8    -0.8        7
DAYS >= .50         0               2.6    -2.6        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.25   03/14 TO 03/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.7   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            1.2
SINCE 7/1        15.1              10.2     4.9     12.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/04                          1  03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      0.8   MM                       03/05 TO 03/05
                                                          03/05 TO 03/05
                                                          03/05 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     358
 SINCE 7/1       2946              3452    -506     3637
COOLING TOTAL       6                 6       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          6                 6       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/250    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/320    DATE  03/28

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

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