624  
CDUS41 KAKQ 170528  
CLIRIC  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
128 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
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..THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1871 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 67 3:59 PM 93 1976 71 -4 63  
MINIMUM 37 5:12 AM 27 1943 46 -9 37  
AVERAGE 52 58 -6 50  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 2.76 1987 0.10 -0.10 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.65 1.79 -1.14 1.88  
SINCE MAR 1 4.54 5.83 -1.29 4.54  
SINCE JAN 1 13.24 11.63 1.61 11.72  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 0.2 1935 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.1 -0.1  
SINCE MAR 1 T 0.7 -0.7  
SINCE JUL 1 7.0 10.3 -3.3  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 13 8 5 15  
MONTH TO DATE 107 155 -48 134  
SINCE MAR 1 530 671 -141 466  
SINCE JUL 1 3238 3607 -369 3027  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 7 15 -8 11  
SINCE MAR 1 16 21 -5 34  
SINCE JAN 1 16 21 -5 34    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 21 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (280)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 27 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (20)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 79 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 29 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 54  
   
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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 71 96 1976  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 47 31 1928  
1949  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 17 2021.........SUNRISE 6:31 AM EDT SUNSET 7:47 PM EDT  
APRIL 18 2021.........SUNRISE 6:30 AM EDT SUNSET 7:48 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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