Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1040 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE NORFOLK VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              97   04/26/1960
 LOW               23   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            86   04/26        86       0       87  04/10
LOWEST             32   04/06        36      -4       35  04/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.5              67.6    -1.1     68.5
AVG. MINIMUM     48.9              48.9     0.0     49.6
MEAN             57.7              58.2    -0.5     59.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.87   1889
 MINIMUM         0.43   1985
TOTALS           2.78              3.41   -0.63     4.62
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.11   -0.02     0.15
DAYS >= .01         9              10.1    -1.1       10
DAYS >= .10         7               6.4     0.6        7
DAYS >= .50         3               2.2     0.8        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.70   04/02 TO 04/02
                        04/01 TO 04/02
                        04/02 TO 04/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            1.3   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                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/09 TO 04/09           04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     241
 SINCE 7/1       2452              3300    -848     3569
COOLING TOTAL      30                37      -7       23
 SINCE 1/1         48                44       4       25
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/010    DATE  04/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/340    DATE  04/05

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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