Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
438 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE NORFOLK VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   03/29/1907
 LOW               14   03/14/1888
HIGHEST            80   03/17        58      22       78  03/11
LOWEST             18   03/07        40     -22       24  03/04
                                                          03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.7              58.2    -1.5     55.5
AVG. MINIMUM     38.1              40.5    -2.4     36.9
MEAN             47.4              49.4    -2.0     46.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.1     0.9        1
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               4.1     1.9        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.36   1994
 MINIMUM         0.52   2006
TOTALS           2.69              3.68   -0.99     3.82
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.12   -0.03     0.12
DAYS >= .01        13              10.6     2.4       12
DAYS >= .10         9               7.2     1.8        9
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.61   03/05 TO 03/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.2
SINCE 7/1        12.7               5.8     6.9     15.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/01                          2  03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   MM                       03/07 TO 03/07
                                                          03/07 TO 03/07
                                                          03/07 TO 03/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     539
 SINCE 7/1       3375              3061     314     3185
COOLING TOTAL       2                 6      -4        1
 SINCE 1/1          2                 7      -5        1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/220    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/210    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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