Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
657 AM EST MON NOV 2 2020

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2020

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            84   10/24        86      -2       98  10/02
LOWEST             40   10/31        34       6       37  10/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.2              71.0     1.2     73.9
AVG. MINIMUM     52.4              48.3     4.1     53.7
MEAN             62.3              59.7     2.6     63.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        2
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           5.63              2.98    2.65     4.66
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.10    0.08     0.15
DAYS >= .01         8               7.4     0.6        9
DAYS >= .10         8               5.0     3.0        7
DAYS >= .50         4               2.1     1.9        3
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.8     2.2        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16   10/11 TO 10/11


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     113
 SINCE 7/1        147               233     -86      110
COOLING TOTAL      37                39      -2       81
 SINCE 1/1       1690              1543     147     2051
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/210    DATE  10/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/200    DATE  10/29

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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