Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLMRIC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
935 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             107   08/06/1918
 LOW               46   08/31/1934
HIGHEST            96   08/04        97      -1       94  08/31
LOWEST             61   08/28        58       3       60  08/27
                                                          08/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.6              87.6     0.0     85.5
AVG. MINIMUM     67.4              67.4     0.0     67.2
MEAN             77.5              77.5     0.0     76.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     10              10.8    -0.8        5
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        16.30   2004
 MINIMUM         0.45   1896
TOTALS           2.77              4.66   -1.89     3.61
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.15   -0.06     0.12
DAYS >= .01         7               9.1    -2.1        9
DAYS >= .10         5               6.3    -1.3        8
DAYS >= .50         3               3.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.14   08/10 TO 08/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 1      -1        0
COOLING TOTAL     395               388       7      358
 SINCE 1/1       1507              1307     200     1380
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/260    DATE  08/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/270    DATE  08/06

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               11     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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