OCTOBER 03, 2010 Coolest Night of the Fall Yet
The minimum temperature last night was 47.8 °F the lowest minimum temperature since May 11, 2010 when the minimum temperature was 43 °F.
OCTOBER 09, 2010 Large Temperature Range
The West Henrico Co. - Glen Allen maximum temperature was 84 °F and the minimum temperature was 47 °F giving a 37 °F temperature range for the date.
The Richmond International Airport maximum temperature was 84 °F and the minimum temperature was 46 °F giving a 38 °F temperature range for the date.
This tied the Richmond International Airport temperature range for the date set in 1897.
OCTOBER 12, 2010 Tied the Record Maximum temperature for the Date
Richmond International Airport had a maximum of 87 °F yesterday and tied the record high temperature for the date; the old record was set in 1962 & 1954.
OCTOBER 23, 2010 Some Frost Over Western Part of the Forecast Area
The minimum temperature last night was 38.6 °F the lowest minimum temperature since May 10, 2010 when the minimum temperature was also 39 °F.
Only a little frost seen on black roofs and good radiators of heat at this station.
OCTOBER 27, 2010 Heavy Rain Storm Total
The 1st rain started yesterday at 00:50 and ended at 07:12 and the total was 0.30 inches.
The 2nd rain started yesterday at 16:24 and ended at 17:40 and the total was 0.64 inches
This was the storm that spawn a tornado in the Mechanicsville area.
This storm passed 4 to 8 miles to our south.
The maximum wind gust for the day was only 29 mph here.
The 3rd rain started yesterday at 19:50 and ended at 22:30 and the total was 1.14 inches
The storm total was 2.08 inches
Maximum one hour intensity was 1.01 inches between 20:50 - 21:50 yesterday.
Maximum five minute intensity was 0.30 inches between 20:45 to 20:50 yesterday.
OCTOBER 27, 2010 A Very Warm Night
The minimum temperature today was 70 °F, a new 113 year HIGH minimum temperature record for the date at Richmond International Airport; the old record was 66 °F in 1977.