340  
CDUS41 KAKQ 172128  
CLIRIC  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
528 PM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
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..THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
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)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 69 2:26 PM 96 1976 71 -2 70  
MINIMUM 38 5:58 AM 31 1928 47 -9 38  
1949  
AVERAGE 54  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 3.65 1910 0.10 -0.10 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.65 1.89 -1.24 1.88  
SINCE MAR 1 4.54 5.93 -1.39 4.54  
SINCE JAN 1 13.24 11.73 1.51 11.72  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 T  
SINCE JUL 1 7.0  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 11 8 3 11  
MONTH TO DATE 118 163 -45 145  
SINCE MAR 1 541 679 -138 477  
SINCE JUL 1 3249 3615 -366 3038  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 7 16 -9 11  
SINCE MAR 1 16 22 -6 34  
SINCE JAN 1 16 22 -6 34    
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WIND (MPH)  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED 2 RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION W (260)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 13 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (280)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 17 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (99)  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 89  
LOWEST 33  
AVERAGE 61  
   
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THE RICHMOND VA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 71 95 1976  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 47 29 1951  
 
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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