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CDUS41 KAKQ 212245  
CLIRIC  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA  
645 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
 
   
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..THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 21 2018
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2018  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 81 307 PM 93 1962 79 2 71  
1934  
MINIMUM 68 513 AM 39 1950 57 11 55  
AVERAGE 75  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.76 1920 0.13 -0.13 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 8.84 2.47 6.37 4.05  
SINCE MAR 1 14.75 9.78 4.97 10.01  
SINCE JAN 1 20.20 15.58 4.62 15.01  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0  
SINCE NOV 1 12.4  
SINCE JUL 1 12.4  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 2 -2 2  
MONTH TO DATE 4 62 -58 77  
SINCE MAR 1 947 818 129 681  
SINCE JUL 1 3711 3754 -43 3163  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 10 4 6 0  
MONTH TO DATE 157 61 96 61  
SINCE MAR 1 179 103 76 166  
SINCE JAN 1 185 103 82 166    
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WIND (MPH)  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED 5 RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION E (80)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 14 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (110)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 22 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (100)  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93  
LOWEST 62  
AVERAGE 78  
   
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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 79 96 1941  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 57 38 2002  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 21 2018...........SUNRISE 556 AM EDT SUNSET 817 PM EDT  
MAY 22 2018...........SUNRISE 555 AM EDT SUNSET 817 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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