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CDUS41 KAKQ 162130  
CLIRIC  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA  
530 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
   
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..THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 16 2017
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2017  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 72 314 AM 90 1897 71 1 75  
MINIMUM 57 812 AM 32 1939 48 9 48  
1937  
AVERAGE 65  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.21 0.85 1964 0.09 0.12 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 2.64 1.54 1.10 4.17  
SINCE SEP 1 4.12 5.67 -1.55 15.36  
SINCE JAN 1 33.17 35.66 -2.49 48.80  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0  
SINCE NOV 1 7.1  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 7 -7 3  
MONTH TO DATE 12 76 -64 50  
SINCE SEP 1 24 104 -80 50  
SINCE JUL 1 24 105 -81 50  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 83 29 54 24  
SINCE SEP 1 285 226 59 303  
SINCE JAN 1 1698 1533 165 1657    
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WIND (MPH)  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED 6 RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION NW (320)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 26 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (10)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 36 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (20)  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93  
LOWEST 44  
AVERAGE 69  
   
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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 71 86 1925  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 48 32 1937  
1935  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 16 2017.......SUNRISE 719 AM EDT SUNSET 630 PM EDT  
OCTOBER 17 2017.......SUNRISE 720 AM EDT SUNSET 629 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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