Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1128 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   02/11/1932
                        02/25/1930
 LOW              -10   02/08/1936
HIGHEST            71   02/08        49      22       71  02/23
                                                          02/21
                                                          02/19
LOWEST              4   02/21        28     -24       18  02/28
                        02/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.9              51.3    -9.4     49.6
AVG. MINIMUM     20.9              30.5    -9.6     29.9
MEAN             31.4              40.9    -9.5     39.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               0.6     6.4        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              17.1     7.9       20
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.92   1973
 MINIMUM         0.48   1978
TOTALS           3.77              2.76    1.01     3.03
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03     0.11
DAYS >= .01         9               8.9     0.1        9
DAYS >= .10         8               5.9     2.1        7
DAYS >= .50         3               1.7     1.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.53   02/21 TO 02/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.4   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS           12.2
SINCE 7/1        12.5               9.6     2.9     10.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.0     2.0        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   02/17                          2  02/14
                                                          02/13
 24 HR TOTAL      6.2   MM                       02/13 TO 02/13
                                                          02/13 TO 02/13
                                                          02/13 TO 02/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     935
 SINCE 7/1       3102              2936     166     2953
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  02/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/320    DATE  02/14

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      3
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      7

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

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