Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
531 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         68    221 PM  92    1965  75     -7       84
  MINIMUM         56    340 PM  32    1986  51      5       54
  AVERAGE         62

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.24          1.90 1978   0.11   0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.83                      0.44   2.39     0.20
  SINCE MAR 1      6.02                      7.75  -1.73     9.31
  SINCE JAN 1     13.67                     13.55   0.12    16.57

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0
  SINCE NOV 1     15.1
  SINCE JUL 1     15.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            3                         4     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    8                        16     -8       15
  SINCE MAR 1    635                       772   -137      731
  SINCE JUL 1   3223                      3708   -485     3833

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        4
  MONTH TO DATE   12                         8      4        8
  SINCE MAR 1     42                        50     -8       33
  SINCE JAN 1     42                        50     -8       33
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   4   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION  NE (40)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100
 LOWEST     63
 AVERAGE    82

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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        92      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        35      1931


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   610 AM EDT   SUNSET   802 PM EDT
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   609 AM EDT   SUNSET   803 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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