Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
815 PM EDT TUE JUN 20 2017

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...THE RICHMOND 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   05/28/1941
 LOW               31   05/09/1956
HIGHEST            93   05/17        91       2       89  05/26
LOWEST             42   05/09        42       0       39  05/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.0              77.9    -1.9     72.6
AVG. MINIMUM     55.8              55.0     0.8     54.9
MEAN             65.9              66.4    -0.5     63.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               2.0     0.0        0
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         9.79   2016
 MINIMUM         0.45   1936
TOTALS           7.57              3.78    3.79     9.79
DAILY AVG.       0.24              0.12    0.12     0.32
DAYS >= .01        15              10.8     4.2       16
DAYS >= .10        11               7.2     3.8       13
DAYS >= .50         4               2.6     1.4        9
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.8     2.2        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.66   05/05 TO 05/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      83
 SINCE 7/1       3169              3766    -597     3325
COOLING TOTAL     118               119      -1       79
 SINCE 1/1        223               161      62      109
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/140    DATE  05/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/150    DATE  05/27

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

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

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