Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
813 AM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/27/1990
                        04/22/1985
                        04/17/1976
 LOW               19   04/01/1923
HIGHEST            84   04/13        88      -4       88  04/29
LOWEST             33   04/08        31       2       34  04/08
                        04/07
                        04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.0              70.3    -2.3     75.3
AVG. MINIMUM     43.4              46.1    -2.7     53.2
MEAN             55.7              58.2    -2.5     64.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.3    -1.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.89   1889
 MINIMUM         0.64   1963
TOTALS           3.58              3.27    0.31     2.28
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01     0.08
DAYS >= .01        10              10.0     0.0       13
DAYS >= .10         5               6.5    -1.5        8
DAYS >= .50         3               2.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.53   04/16 TO 04/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS              T
SINCE 7/1        12.4              10.3     2.1      7.1
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        T   04/07 TO 04/07           04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/02 TO 04/02
                                                          04/03 TO 04/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     290
 SINCE 7/1       3707              3692      15     3086
COOLING TOTAL      19                36     -17       97
 SINCE 1/1         28                42     -14      105
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/210    DATE  04/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/200    DATE  04/16

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     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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