Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
628 AM EDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   10/06/1941
 LOW               21   10/27/1962
HIGHEST            86   10/10        86       0       87  10/19
LOWEST             37   10/27        34       3       37  10/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.5              71.0     3.5     73.0
AVG. MINIMUM     52.6              48.3     4.3     51.7
MEAN             63.6              59.7     3.9     62.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.39   1971
 MINIMUM         0.01   2000
TOTALS           4.95              2.98    1.97     4.24
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.10    0.06     0.14
DAYS >= .01        10               7.4     2.6        6
DAYS >= .10         7               5.0     2.0        2
DAYS >= .50         2               2.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.91   10/11 TO 10/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   10/31 TO 10/31           10/31 TO 10/31
                                                          10/31 TO 10/31
                                                          10/31 TO 10/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     122
 SINCE 7/1        134               233     -99      136
COOLING TOTAL      85                39      46       62
 SINCE 1/1       1700              1543     157     1695
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/130    DATE  10/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/310    DATE  10/29

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

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