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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
131 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015


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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 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         75    338 PM  92    2007  75      0       70
                                      1898
  MINIMUM         45    527 AM  34    1943  51     -6       55
  AVERAGE         60                        63     -3       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.12 1995   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.20                      0.22  -0.02      T
  SINCE MAR 1      9.31                      7.53   1.78     7.29
  SINCE JAN 1     16.57                     13.33   3.24    13.60

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        5                         4      1        2
  MONTH TO DATE   15                         8      7        2
  SINCE MAR 1    731                       764    -33      809
  SINCE JUL 1   3833                      3700    133     3762

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         4     -4        9
  SINCE MAR 1     25                        46    -21       38
  SINCE JAN 1     25                        46    -21       38
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           200 AM
 LOWEST     33           400 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        92      1965
                                             1913
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        34      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2015...........SUNRISE   612 AM EDT   SUNSET   801 PM EDT
MAY  4 2015...........SUNRISE   611 AM EDT   SUNSET   802 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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