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CSUS03 KRIC 121548
CLMRIC

DEC CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR RICHMOND VA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  NWSO WAKEFIELD VIRGINIA
205 AM EST THU JAN 01 1998
TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 39.9   OR 0.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 49.1
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 30.7
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  63 ON DAY 20
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  20 ON DAY 15

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   771       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........    0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    -1       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...    0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  1586       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)  1303
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    96       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  -45
PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   2.36  OR   0.90 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  34.15  OR   9.01 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  0.65 INCHES ON DAY(S) 27-28
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   1.2
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........    1.2
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS       INCHES ON DAY(S) __ __

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 10          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  7          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER 20
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


SKY CONDITION.........             SEA LEVEL PRESSURE............

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.43  INCHES ON DAY 31
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.30  INCHES ON DAY 30
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M
WIND DATA.............

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  6.3 MPH
THE FASTEST TWO-MINUTE WIND WAS...   30 MPH FROM  10 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   36 FROM 10  DEGREES

DEC CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR NORFOLK VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NWSO WAKEFIELD VIRGINIA 1225 AM EST THU JAN 01 1998 TEMPERATURE DATA...... (DEGREES F) AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 42.8 OR 1.0 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 50.8 AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 34.8 HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS 65 ON DAY 25 LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 0 ON DAY 8 HEATING DEGREE DAYS (BASE 65) COOLING DEGREE DAYS MONTHLY TOTAL ........... 662 MONTHLY TOTAL .......... 0 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.... 5 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 0 SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN). 1245 SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 1427 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.... 33 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 5 PRECIPITATION DATA.... ..RAIN.. TOTAL FOR THE MONTH......... 2.65 OR 0.58 INCHES BELOW NORMAL TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST..... 37.41 OR 7.23 INCHES BELOW NORMAL GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS 0.78 INCHES ON DAY(S) 27-28 ..SNOW.. TOTAL FOR THE MONTH......... 0.0 TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........ T GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS INCHES ON DAY(S) __ __ ..NUMBER OF DAYS.. WITH .01 INCHES OR MORE 11 HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER 0 WITH .10 INCHES OR MORE 6 HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER 0 WITH .50 INCHES OR MORE 2 LOWS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER 12 WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE 0 LOWS 0 DEGREES OR COLDER 1 SKY CONDITION......... SEA LEVEL PRESSURE............ NUMBER OF DAYS CLEAR .. M HIGHEST 30.38 INCHES ON DAY 31 NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY .. M LOWEST 29.26 INCHES ON DAY 29 NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY .. M WIND DATA............. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS 7.6 MPH THE FASTEST TWO-MINUTE WIND WAS... 28 MPH FROM 260 DEGREES THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS.... 37 FROM 30 DEGREES END/FMC