Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 2 2015

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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             100   05/28/1941
 LOW               31   05/09/1956
HIGHEST            92   05/12        78      14       94  05/13
LOWEST             45   05/02        54      -9       47  05/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.6              77.9     4.7     81.1
AVG. MINIMUM     60.5              55.0     5.5     58.8
MEAN             71.5              66.4     5.1     70.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               2.0     3.0        7
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.80   2010
 MINIMUM         0.45   1936
TOTALS           1.61              3.78   -2.17     2.44
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.12   -0.07     0.08
DAYS >= .01         6              10.8    -4.8        9
DAYS >= .10         3               7.2    -4.2        5
DAYS >= .50         1               2.6    -1.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.97   05/21 TO 05/21
                        05/20 TO 05/21
                        05/21 TO 05/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      28
 SINCE 7/1       3846              3766      80     3780
COOLING TOTAL     237               119     118      179
 SINCE 1/1        262               161     101      208
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/230    DATE  05/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/230    DATE  05/12

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                6     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                      2

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

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