Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
815 PM EDT TUE JUN 20 2017

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...THE NORFOLK VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2017

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   MM
 LOW               36   MM
HIGHEST            94   05/17        91       3       90  05/26
LOWEST             47   05/08        46       1       45  05/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.4              75.4     1.0     73.6
AVG. MINIMUM     60.3              57.9     2.4     58.4
MEAN             68.4              66.6     1.8     66.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               1.2     1.8        1
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        10.12   1979
 MINIMUM         0.54   1880
TOTALS           8.56              3.41    5.15     5.12
DAILY AVG.       0.28              0.11    0.17     0.17
DAYS >= .01        16              10.6     5.4       17
DAYS >= .10        12               6.6     5.4        9
DAYS >= .50         6               2.5     3.5        4
DAYS >= 1.00        5               0.7     4.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.38   05/23 TO 05/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.1   2010
TOTALS            0.0
SINCE 7/1         5.4               5.8    -0.4      5.0
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   05/31 TO 05/31           05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      47
 SINCE 7/1       2665              3371    -706     2522
COOLING TOTAL     158               122      36      109
 SINCE 1/1        321               166     155      157
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/240    DATE  05/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/240    DATE  05/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               12     RAIN                      12
LIGHT RAIN               14     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                      1

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

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