Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1040 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              96   04/27/1990
                        04/22/1985
                        04/17/1976
 LOW               19   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            87   04/26        88      -1       83  04/18
                        04/19                             04/10
LOWEST             27   04/10        31      -4       33  04/05
                        04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.6              70.3    -1.7     71.1
AVG. MINIMUM     44.6              46.1    -1.5     47.9
MEAN             56.6              58.2    -1.6     59.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               1.3     1.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.89   1889
 MINIMUM         0.64   1963
TOTALS           2.17              3.27   -1.10     5.33
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.11   -0.04     0.18
DAYS >= .01        11              10.0     1.0       11
DAYS >= .10         9               6.5     2.5        8
DAYS >= .50         1               2.1    -1.1        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.60   04/22 TO 04/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0
SINCE 7/1        15.1              10.3     4.8     12.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30           04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     269
 SINCE 7/1       3215              3692    -477     3818
COOLING TOTAL      24                36     -12       25
 SINCE 1/1         30                42     -12       25
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/220    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/220    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

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