Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1108 AM EDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE NORFOLK 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              97   04/26/1960
 LOW               23   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            91   04/29        86       5       86  04/26
LOWEST             42   04/09        36       6       32  04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.7              67.6     8.1     66.5
AVG. MINIMUM     57.2              48.9     8.3     48.9
MEAN             66.4              58.2     8.2     57.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               0.2     1.8        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.87   1889
 MINIMUM         0.43   1985
TOTALS           3.58              3.41    0.17     2.78
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01        11              10.1     0.9        9
DAYS >= .10         6               6.4    -0.4        7
DAYS >= .50         3               2.2     0.8        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.64   03/31 TO 04/01
                        04/01 TO 04/02
                        04/02 TO 04/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            1.3   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0
SINCE 7/1         5.4               5.8    -0.4      5.0
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           04/09 TO 04/09
                                                          04/02 TO 04/02
                                                          04/02 TO 04/02

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      94
 SINCE 7/1       2618              3300    -682     2452
COOLING TOTAL     144                37     107       30
 SINCE 1/1        163                44     119       48
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/220    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/230    DATE  04/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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