Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
807 AM EDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             107   08/06/1918
 LOW               46   08/31/1934
HIGHEST            93   08/03        97      -4       99  08/26
                                                          08/14
LOWEST             59   08/06        58       1       61  08/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.8              87.6    -1.8     90.4
AVG. MINIMUM     67.2              67.4    -0.2     70.3
MEAN             76.5              77.5    -1.0     80.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      7              10.8    -3.8       19
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        16.30   2004
 MINIMUM         0.45   1896
TOTALS           5.94              4.66    1.28     0.53
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.15    0.04     0.02
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1        4
DAYS >= .10         8               6.3     1.7        2
DAYS >= .50         4               3.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.15   08/18 TO 08/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 1      -1        0
COOLING TOTAL     361               388     -27      482
 SINCE 1/1       1413              1307     106     1354
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/320    DATE  08/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/310    DATE  08/18

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               11     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      1
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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