Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
637 AM EDT TUE JUN 01 2021

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
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            100   05/28/1941
 LOW              31   05/09/1956
HIGHEST           95   05/26         92       3       87  05/16
                                                          05/03
LOWEST            42   05/08         42       0       32  05/10
                       05/09
                       05/14
AVG. MAXIMUM    79.1               77.8     1.3     73.8
AVG. MINIMUM    52.7               55.7    -3.0     53.8
MEAN            65.9               66.7    -0.8     63.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     7                3.0     4.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        1
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       10.35   2018
 MINIMUM        0.45   1936
TOTALS          2.33               4.00   -1.67     1.90
DAILY AVG.      0.08               0.13   -0.05     0.06
DAYS >= .01        8               11.1    -3.1       12
DAYS >= .10        6                7.1    -1.1        6
DAYS >= .50        2                2.8    -0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00       0                1.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   1.08   05/28 TO 05/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           0.0   MM
TOTALS           0.0
SINCE 7/1        7.0                8.8    -1.8       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                   0
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        0                                   0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      MM                                 0.0  05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     95
 SINCE 7/1      3434               3730    -296     3276
COOLING TOTAL    129                126       3      104
 SINCE 1/1       171                168       3      140
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/270    DATE  05/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/300    DATE  05/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.55

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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