Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
839 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE NORFOLK VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   04/26/1960
 LOW               23   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            87   04/10        67      20       85  04/04
LOWEST             35   04/02        47     -12       37  04/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.5              67.6     0.9     67.0
AVG. MINIMUM     49.6              48.9     0.7     49.0
MEAN             59.1              58.2     0.9     58.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.87   1889
 MINIMUM         0.43   1985
TOTALS           4.62              3.41    1.21     4.87
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.11    0.04     0.16
DAYS >= .01        10              10.1    -0.1        9
DAYS >= .10         7               6.4     0.6        5
DAYS >= .50         4               2.2     1.8        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.80   04/13 TO 04/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            1.3   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0
SINCE 7/1        12.7               5.8     6.9     15.5
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     194
 SINCE 7/1       3569              3300     269     3416
COOLING TOTAL      23                37     -14       26
 SINCE 1/1         25                44     -19       27
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/220    DATE  04/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/220    DATE  04/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

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

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