046  
CDUS41 KAKQ 170745  
CLIRIC  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA  
344 AM EDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
   
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..THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 16 2018
 
 
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)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 73 107 AM 90 1897 71 2 72  
MINIMUM 57 1159 PM 32 1939 48 9 47  
1937  
AVERAGE 65 60 5 60  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.04 0.85 1964 0.09 -0.05 0.21  
MONTH TO DATE 3.73 1.54 2.19 2.64  
SINCE SEP 1 8.26 5.67 2.59 4.12  
SINCE JAN 1 52.32 35.66 16.66 33.17  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 0.0 2002 0.0 0.0  
2001  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE NOV 1 12.4 10.3 2.1  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 0 7 -7 5  
MONTH TO DATE 21 76 -55 17  
SINCE SEP 1 21 104 -83 29  
SINCE JUL 1 21 105 -84 29  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 125 29 96 83  
SINCE SEP 1 475 226 249 285  
SINCE JAN 1 2000 1533 467 1698    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 21 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NE (30)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 26 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (20)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.7  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 86 1000 PM  
LOWEST 55 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 71  
   
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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 71 86 1925  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 48 32 1937  
1935  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 17 2018.......SUNRISE 719 AM EDT SUNSET 629 PM EDT  
OCTOBER 18 2018.......SUNRISE 720 AM EDT SUNSET 628 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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