Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
817 AM EDT MON APR 05 2021

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2021...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1871 TO 2021

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             94   03/29/1907
                       03/23/1907
 LOW              10   03/04/2009
HIGHEST           86   03/26         81       5       88  03/29
                                                          03/20
LOWEST            24   03/06         22       2       21  03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM    63.2               60.0     3.2     64.9
AVG. MINIMUM    39.4               37.1     2.3     44.7
MEAN            51.3               48.6     2.7     54.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32    10                9.4     0.6        2
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        8.78   1891
 MINIMUM        0.20   2006
TOTALS          3.89               4.04   -0.15     2.66
DAILY AVG.      0.13               0.13   -0.00     0.09
DAYS >= .01       10               10.3    -0.3       11
DAYS >= .10        7                6.8     0.2        6
DAYS >= .50        3                2.6     0.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00       2                1.0     1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   1.07   03/23 TO 03/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          19.7   5
TOTALS             T
SINCE 7/1        7.0               10.2    -3.2       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     T                                   0
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH       MM                                   0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      MM                                 0.0  03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    423
 SINCE 7/1      3131               3451    -320     2893
COOLING TOTAL      9                  6       3       23
 SINCE 1/1         9                  6       3       23
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/230    DATE  03/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/230    DATE  03/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.52

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      2
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

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