Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
749 AM EST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

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              81   01/30/2002
 LOW              -12   01/29/1940
HIGHEST            73   01/23        70       3       70  01/12
LOWEST             -3   01/07        10     -13        0  01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.0              47.4    -0.4     49.9
AVG. MINIMUM     24.5              28.3    -3.8     33.3
MEAN             35.7              37.9    -2.2     41.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               2.6     4.4        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              20.5     3.5       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.0     1.0        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.08   1937
 MINIMUM         0.55   1876
TOTALS           3.41              3.04    0.37     4.29
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.10    0.01     0.14
DAYS >= .01        11               9.7     1.3       14
DAYS >= .10         6               6.0     0.0        8
DAYS >= .50         3               2.2     0.8        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.00   01/12 TO 01/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM
TOTALS            5.3
SINCE 7/1         8.4               6.2     2.2      7.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.9     1.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   01/04                          6  01/08
 24 HR TOTAL      2.4   01/04 TO 01/04           01/07 TO 01/07
                                                          01/07 TO 01/07
                                                          01/07 TO 01/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     899
 SINCE 7/1       2286              2261      25     2042
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/220    DATE  01/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/200    DATE  01/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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