Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
125 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016


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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         85    316 PM  92    2007  75     10       75
                                      1898
  MINIMUM         62    525 AM  34    1943  51     11       45
  AVERAGE         74                        63     11       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.31R         1.12 1995   0.11   1.20     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.00                      0.22   1.78     0.20
  SINCE MAR 1      5.19                      7.53  -2.34     9.31
  SINCE JAN 1     12.84                     13.33  -0.49    16.57

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0  2002   0.0    0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0
  SINCE NOV 1     15.1                      10.3    4.8
  SINCE JUL 1     15.1                      10.3    4.8
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         4     -4        5
  MONTH TO DATE    5                         8     -3       15
  SINCE MAR 1    632                       764   -132      731
  SINCE JUL 1   3220                      3700   -480     3833

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        9                         2      7        0
  MONTH TO DATE    9                         4      5        0
  SINCE MAR 1     39                        46     -7       25
  SINCE JAN 1     39                        46     -7       25
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     48           300 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        92      1965
                                             1913
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        34      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   611 AM EDT   SUNSET   802 PM EDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   610 AM EDT   SUNSET   802 PM EDT


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




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