Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
234 PM EST SAT JAN 13 2018

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   12/24/2015
 LOW                5   12/30/1917
HIGHEST            71   12/23        73      -2       79  12/18
LOWEST             22   12/31        22       0       22  12/16
                        12/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.1              52.1    -1.0     52.5
AVG. MINIMUM     34.9              36.1    -1.2     37.9
MEAN             43.0              44.1    -1.1     45.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.7     0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11              10.5     0.5        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.57   2009
 MINIMUM         0.66   1933
TOTALS           2.40              3.26   -0.86     2.54
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.11   -0.03     0.08
DAYS >= .01         5               9.8    -4.8       11
DAYS >= .10         3               5.8    -2.8        6
DAYS >= .50         2               2.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.30   12/08 TO 12/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           18.6   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS              T
SINCE 7/1           T               1.2    -1.2      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/12 TO 12/12           12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/06 TO 12/06
                                                          12/06 TO 12/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     674
 SINCE 7/1       1100              1179     -79     1070
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1       2107              1629     478     1998
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/210    DATE  12/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/200    DATE  12/23

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     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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