Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1108 AM EDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/27/1990
                        04/22/1985
                        04/17/1976
 LOW               19   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            88   04/29        88       0       87  04/26
                                                          04/19
LOWEST             34   04/08        31       3       27  04/10
                                                          04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.3              70.3     5.0     68.6
AVG. MINIMUM     53.2              46.1     7.1     44.6
MEAN             64.2              58.2     6.0     56.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.3    -1.3        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.89   1889
 MINIMUM         0.64   1963
TOTALS           2.28              3.27   -0.99     2.17
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.11   -0.03     0.07
DAYS >= .01        13              10.0     3.0       11
DAYS >= .10         8               6.5     1.5        9
DAYS >= .50         0               2.1    -2.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.45   03/31 TO 04/01
                        04/01 TO 04/02
                        04/02 TO 04/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0
SINCE 7/1         7.1              10.3    -3.2     15.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30           04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     111
 SINCE 7/1       3086              3692    -606     3215
COOLING TOTAL      97                36      61       24
 SINCE 1/1        105                42      63       30
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/250    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/240    DATE  04/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

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