Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
150 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015


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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 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    401 PM  92    1965  75      9       84
  MINIMUM         54    559 AM  32    1986  51      3       50
  AVERAGE         69                        63      6       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.90 1978   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.20                      0.44  -0.24      T
  SINCE MAR 1      9.31                      7.75   1.56     7.29
  SINCE JAN 1     16.57                     13.55   3.02    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        0                         4     -4        0
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        16     -1        3
  SINCE MAR 1    731                       772    -41      810
  SINCE JUL 1   3833                      3708    125     3763

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        4                         2      2        2
  MONTH TO DATE    8                         8      0       11
  SINCE MAR 1     33                        50    -17       40
  SINCE JAN 1     33                        50    -17       40
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           600 AM
 LOWEST     29           300 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        92      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        35      1931


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   610 AM EDT   SUNSET   803 PM EDT
MAY  6 2015...........SUNRISE   609 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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