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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
132 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015


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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 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         85    418 PM  92    1930  75     10       69
  MINIMUM         61    551 AM  35    1931  52      9       51
  AVERAGE         73                        64      9       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.07          1.80 1989   0.11  -0.04     0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    0.27                      0.55  -0.28     0.03
  SINCE MAR 1      9.38                      7.86   1.52     7.32
  SINCE JAN 1     16.64                     13.66   2.98    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        5
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        20     -5        8
  SINCE MAR 1    731                       776    -45      815
  SINCE JUL 1   3833                      3712    121     3768

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        8                         2      6        0
  MONTH TO DATE   16                        10      6       11
  SINCE MAR 1     41                        52    -11       40
  SINCE JAN 1     41                        52    -11       40
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87          1000 PM
 LOWEST     37           500 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   76        95      1950
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        39      1925
                                             1920


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  6 2015...........SUNRISE   609 AM EDT   SUNSET   804 PM EDT
MAY  7 2015...........SUNRISE   608 AM EDT   SUNSET   804 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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