Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
132 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015


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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 21 2015...

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         60    553 AM  93    1962  79    -19       87
                                      1934
  MINIMUM         53   1141 PM  39    1950  57     -4       62
  AVERAGE         57                        68    -11       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.97          1.76 1920   0.13   0.84     0.06
  MONTH TO DATE    1.61                      2.47  -0.86     1.43
  SINCE MAR 1     10.72                      9.78   0.94     8.72
  SINCE JAN 1     17.98                     15.58   2.40    15.03

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0  2002   0.0    0.0
                                      2001
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0
  SINCE NOV 1     12.8                      10.3    2.5
  SINCE JUL 1     12.8                      10.3    2.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        8                         2      6        0
  MONTH TO DATE   27                        62    -35       19
  SINCE MAR 1    743                       818    -75      826
  SINCE JUL 1   3845                      3754     91     3779

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         4     -4       10
  MONTH TO DATE  144                        61     83      110
  SINCE MAR 1    169                       103     66      139
  SINCE JAN 1    169                       103     66      139
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1000 AM
 LOWEST     64           500 AM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   79        96      1941
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   57        38      2002


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 22 2015...........SUNRISE   555 AM EDT   SUNSET   817 PM EDT
MAY 23 2015...........SUNRISE   554 AM EDT   SUNSET   818 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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