Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1114 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              81   01/30/2002
 LOW              -12   01/29/1940
HIGHEST            65   01/31        70      -5       70  01/04
                        01/10
LOWEST             13   01/20        10       3       12  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.1              47.4    -2.3     46.1
AVG. MINIMUM     26.2              28.3    -2.1     28.5
MEAN             35.7              37.9    -2.2     37.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               2.6     1.4        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              20.5     3.5       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.08   1937
 MINIMUM         0.55   1876
TOTALS           3.30              3.04    0.26     3.49
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.10    0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01         9               9.7    -0.7        9
DAYS >= .10         6               6.0     0.0        5
DAYS >= .50         3               2.2     0.8        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.35   01/22 TO 01/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           28.5   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS           12.1
SINCE 7/1        12.1               6.2     5.9      0.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.9     1.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   01/24                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      6.1   MM                       01/18 TO 01/18
                                                          01/18 TO 01/18
                                                          01/18 TO 01/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     901
 SINCE 7/1       1896              2261    -365     2167
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/010    DATE  01/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/010    DATE  01/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      2
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     13

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

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