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 NORFOLK 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              80   01/30/2002
 LOW               -3   01/21/1985
HIGHEST            69   01/31        71      -2       75  01/04
                        01/10
LOWEST             19   01/19        18       1       14  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.5              48.1     1.4     47.7
AVG. MINIMUM     32.7              32.7     0.0     31.7
MEAN             41.1              40.4     0.7     39.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               2.1    -1.1        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              14.8     1.2       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           4.62              3.40    1.22     3.64
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.11    0.04     0.12
DAYS >= .01         9              10.4    -1.4       11
DAYS >= .10         4               6.7    -2.7        5
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6        3
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.6     2.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.80   01/22 TO 01/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            2.8
SINCE 7/1         2.8               3.6    -0.8      1.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.8     1.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   01/24                          1  01/27
 24 HR TOTAL      1.2   MM                       01/27 TO 01/27
                                                          01/27 TO 01/27
                                                          01/27 TO 01/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     733
 SINCE 7/1       1327              1942    -615     1934
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/360    DATE  01/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/350    DATE  01/23

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

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