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 RICHMOND 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              94   03/29/1907
                        03/23/1907
 LOW               10   03/04/2009
HIGHEST            79   03/17        60      19       80  03/11
LOWEST             16   03/06        36     -20       11  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.9              60.0    -1.1     56.3
AVG. MINIMUM     36.1              37.1    -1.0     33.6
MEAN             47.5              48.6    -1.1     45.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9               9.4    -0.4       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.78   1891
 MINIMUM         0.20   2006
TOTALS           3.78              4.04   -0.26     3.24
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.13   -0.01     0.10
DAYS >= .01        12              10.3     1.7       13
DAYS >= .10         7               6.8     0.2        8
DAYS >= .50         3               2.6     0.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.98   03/05 TO 03/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.7   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.3
SINCE 7/1        12.8              10.2     2.6     14.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/01                          2  03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   MM                       03/03 TO 03/03
                                                          03/03 TO 03/03
                                                          03/03 TO 03/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     535
 SINCE 7/1       3637              3452     185     3566
COOLING TOTAL       0                 6      -6        2
 SINCE 1/1          0                 6      -6        2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/250    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/240    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

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