542  
CDUS41 KAKQ 212141  
CLIRIC  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA  
541 PM EDT MON AUG 21 2017  
 
   
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..THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 21 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 89 1249 PM 96 1962 87 2 94  
1959  
1899  
MINIMUM 71 451 AM 54 1922 67 4 72  
AVERAGE 80  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 2.19 1963 0.15 -0.15 T  
MONTH TO DATE 4.65 3.20 1.45 0.53  
SINCE JUN 1 9.23 11.64 -2.41 12.81  
SINCE JAN 1 27.76 28.53 -0.77 33.44  
 
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 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 0  
SINCE JUN 1 2 7 -5 0  
SINCE JUL 1 0 0 0 0  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 15 12 3 18  
MONTH TO DATE 275 274 1 340  
SINCE JUN 1 1104 1032 72 1103  
SINCE JAN 1 1327 1193 134 1212    
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WIND (MPH)  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED 5 RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION S (180)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 16 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (180)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 20 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (170)  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE  
HAZE  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100  
LOWEST 63  
AVERAGE 82  
   
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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 87 102 1983  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 67 49 1923  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
AUGUST 21 2017........SUNRISE 631 AM EDT SUNSET 753 PM EDT  
AUGUST 22 2017........SUNRISE 631 AM EDT SUNSET 752 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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