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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
145 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         76    352 PM  92    1965  75      1       83
                                      1913
  MINIMUM         59    936 PM  34    1963  51      8       55
  AVERAGE         68                        63      5       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.59          1.34 1893   0.11   0.48     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.59                      0.33   2.26     0.20
  SINCE MAR 1      5.78                      7.64  -1.86     9.31
  SINCE JAN 1     13.43                     13.44  -0.01    16.57

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0  2002   0.0    0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0
  SINCE NOV 1     15.1                      10.3    4.8
  SINCE JUL 1     15.1                      10.3    4.8
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         4     -4        0
  MONTH TO DATE    5                        12     -7       15
  SINCE MAR 1    632                       768   -136      731
  SINCE JUL 1   3220                      3704   -484     3833

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        3                         2      1        4
  MONTH TO DATE   12                         6      6        4
  SINCE MAR 1     42                        48     -6       29
  SINCE JAN 1     42                        48     -6       29
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 AM
 LOWEST     60           400 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        92      1965
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        32      1986


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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