Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
132 AM EDT THU MAY 7 2015


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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 6 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         84    443 PM  95    1950  76      8       74
  MINIMUM         59    515 AM  39    1925  52      7       55
                                      1920
  AVERAGE         72                        64      8       65

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.75 1907   0.12  -0.12     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.27                      0.67  -0.40     0.03
  SINCE MAR 1      9.38                      7.98   1.40     7.32
  SINCE JAN 1     16.64                     13.78   2.86    13.63

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0  2002   0.0    0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0
  SINCE NOV 1     12.8                      10.3    2.5
  SINCE JUL 1     12.8                      10.3    2.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         4     -4        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        24     -9        8
  SINCE MAR 1    731                       780    -49      815
  SINCE JUL 1   3833                      3716    117     3768

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        7                         2      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   23                        12     11       11
  SINCE MAR 1     48                        54     -6       40
  SINCE JAN 1     48                        54     -6       40
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    81          1200 AM
 LOWEST     40           300 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   76        94      1943
                                             1940
                                             1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        37      1970
                                             1968


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  7 2015...........SUNRISE   608 AM EDT   SUNSET   804 PM EDT
MAY  8 2015...........SUNRISE   607 AM EDT   SUNSET   805 PM EDT


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




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