Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
925 AM EDT SAT APR 2 2016

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...THE NORFOLK VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   03/29/1907
 LOW               14   03/14/1888
HIGHEST            86   03/16        80       6       80  03/17
LOWEST             32   03/07        27       5       18  03/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.5              58.2     7.3     56.7
AVG. MINIMUM     46.3              40.5     5.8     38.1
MEAN             55.9              49.4     6.5     47.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        1
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               4.1    -3.1        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.36   1994
 MINIMUM         0.52   2006
TOTALS           3.46              3.68   -0.22     2.69
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.12   -0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01        12              10.6     1.4       13
DAYS >= .10         6               7.2    -1.2        9
DAYS >= .50         4               2.4     1.6        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.08   03/27 TO 03/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS              T
SINCE 7/1         5.0               5.8    -0.8     12.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             3  03/01
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/04 TO 03/04           03/05 TO 03/05
                                                          03/05 TO 03/05
                                                          03/05 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     295
 SINCE 7/1       2211              3061    -850     3375
COOLING TOTAL      18                 6      12        2
 SINCE 1/1         18                 7      11        2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/210    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/220    DATE  03/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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