Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1140 AM EDT WED MAY 1 2019

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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2019

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            87   04/30        88      -1       84  04/13
LOWEST             30   04/02        31      -1       33  04/08
                                                          04/07
                                                          04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.6              70.3     3.3     68.0
AVG. MINIMUM     50.8              46.1     4.7     43.4
MEAN             62.2              58.2     4.0     55.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               1.3     1.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.89   1889
 MINIMUM         0.64   1963
TOTALS           3.08              3.27   -0.19     3.58
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.11   -0.01     0.12
DAYS >= .01        12              10.0     2.0       10
DAYS >= .10         6               6.5    -0.5        5
DAYS >= .50         3               2.1     0.9        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.83   04/26 TO 04/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.0

TOTALS            0.0
SINCE 7/1        13.1              10.3     2.8     12.4
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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     135
 SINCE 7/1       3474              3692    -218     3707
COOLING TOTAL      59                36      23       19
 SINCE 1/1         64                42      22       28
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/240    DATE  04/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/250    DATE  04/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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