Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
150 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015


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...THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 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         80    428 PM  96    1976  71      9       60
  MINIMUM         58    538 AM  31    1949  47     11       33
                                      1928
  AVERAGE         69                        59     10       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.41          3.65 1910   0.10   0.31     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.59                      1.89   0.70     1.54
  SINCE MAR 1      6.37                      5.93   0.44     4.78
  SINCE JAN 1     13.63                     11.73   1.90    11.09

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0  2002   0.0    0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1
  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                         8     -8       18
  MONTH TO DATE   94                       163    -69      112
  SINCE MAR 1    629                       679    -50      725
  SINCE JUL 1   3731                      3615    116     3678

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        4                         1      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   10                        16     -6       19
  SINCE MAR 1     10                        22    -12       21
  SINCE JAN 1     10                        22    -12       21
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1000 PM
 LOWEST     45           200 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        95      1976
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        29      1951


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 18 2015.........SUNRISE   631 AM EDT   SUNSET   747 PM EDT
APRIL 19 2015.........SUNRISE   629 AM EDT   SUNSET   748 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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