2019 Text Summaries And Records By Month
Narrative Summaries for Other Years


THE YEAR 2019
    JANUARY 2019 SUMMARY
    
     					 
    				January 2019 Springfield Park, Glen Allen, Virginia
    
    
    January had only some minor extremes and a balance of these gave a near average month. 
    The departures are small for the month. January was the fourth cloudiest month recorded at this station in the past ten years.  
    January had 11 days with measurable precipitation which was a 1.7 day departure and had the 5th lowest precipitation amount in the past 10 years. 
    The average relative humidity for January was 72 percent, the highest departure for January, 
    at +6.7 percent for the month which was related to the higher than average cloud cover.
    The average minimum temperature was 29.0F a 1.9F departure for January. The highest minimum was 43.6F a -3.0 departure. 
    The highest maximum of 68.0 on the 1st was exactly average for January. 
    The average ground temperature at one foot for January was 43.6F a departure of 1.8F for the month.  
    Januarys monthly mean temp. was 38.4F, a +1.3F departure. 
    There were 2 days that the maximum temperature was 32F or less and 20 days the minimum temperature was below freezing during the month;
    the average is 21.4F or a -1.4 day departure.   
    The minimum of 10.7F on the 22nd was the lowest minimum for the month a 3.2F departure. 
    The 33.9F temperature range on the 20th was the largest temperature range for January and the 3.3F was the least on the 13th.  
    The highest barometric pressure was 30.77 inches on January 22nd which was the second highest pressure ever recorded at this station for January.
    The highest since February 13, 2018 when the pressure was 30.81 inches.
    The lowest barometer was 29.29 on the 20th which tied for the 3rd lowest in January in the past ten years.  
    The Springfield Park station broke 20 ten-year daily records which was also near average for January.
    The precipitation for January was 2.94 inches, a departure of -0.40 inches and the 5th driest January. 
    The month had 11 days with measurable precipitation which is near average for January.
    The snowfall for January was 3.0 inches which was a -2.5 inch departure. 
    The maximum wind for the month was 32 mph on the 31st which was a -3.4 mph departure.
    
    					    The Richmond International Airport
    
    The Airport had no new daily records for January an indication of no real extreme weather. 
    The 13F temperature on January 31st was the lowest temperature for January and the 68F on the 1st was the highest for January. 
    The 4F temperature range on the 13th was the lowest for the month; only 24 January months have had less. 
    The 34F range on the 20th & 23rd was the highest temp. range. 
    The mean temperature was 39.1F with a departure of 1.2F making it the 47th warmest mean in 122 years.
    The average minimum temperature was 29.9F which was a 1.6F departure. 
    The average maximum temp. was 48.3 a departure of 0.9F. 
    The maximum temperature was below freezing on only two days. The minimum temp. was below freezing on 19 days. 
    The 2.62 inches of precipitation was a departure of -0.42 inches making it the 51st driest January since 1887. 
    The 1.5 inches of snow was a -2.4F departure and the Airport had 11 days with measurable precipitation.
    
           
    


FEBRUARY
    FEBRUARY 2019 SUMMARY
    
      				   	February 2019 Springfield Park, Glen Allen, Virginia 
    
    Februarys mean temperature was 43.7F, a +2.4F departure. 
    The warmest day was on the 6th as the daily mean was 60.3F.  
    There were only 12 days below freezing a departure of -5.9 days; the average is 17.9 days. 
    The 3rd to 8th and 13th to 16th were warm then near average temperatures from the 16th to the 28th.  
    The 5.42 inches of precipitation makes this February the wettest on record with a departure of 2.71 inches. 
    The maximum 24-hour precipitation amount of 1.58 inches was the 2nd highest recorded for February. 
    February had 13 days with measurable precipitation which tied for 2nd place. 
    This month was also the 2nd cloudiest February on record; the record was set just last year. 
    The average relative humidity was 71.2% the 2nd highest for February. 
    The average temperature range was 20.2F which was only 1.3F from being the lowest on record for February.
    The maximum wind gust during February was only 28 mph 
    which was a new low reading for the month that occurred on February 13th, 24th, 25th. 
    The average high wind for the day was 16.1 mph which was also a new low for February. 
    The wind run for the month was 1848 miles the 4th lowest for February. 
    The highest barometer recorded for the month was 30.76 inches, on the 9th which was the 3rd highest for Feb.  
    The lowest was 29.54 inches on the 24th and was the 2nd highest minimum barometric pressure on record for February. 
    Glen Allen had only 1.4 inches of snow in February a -2.8 inch departure.
     
     
          				Springfield Park Winter Season December, January, February 2018-19
    Winter Season December, January, February 2019-2019 Glen Allen had 12.87 inches of precipitation the 3rd wettest winter in the past 10 winters, a surplus of 3.16 inches. This was the wettest winter since 2015-16 when 14.53 inches of precipitation was recorded. Average is 9.71 inches. Temperature wise this winter was 1F warmer than average. The warmest winter was 44.2F in 2016-17 and the coldest winter was 2009-10 when the average temperature was 35.9F. Richmond International Airport The Richmond Airport had 1 daily record for February. The lowest daily temperature range on the 23rd was 3F; the previous record was 4F in 1920, 1969, 1994. Since 1897 only 5 times has the temperature range been less than 3F in February. The Airports average maximum temperature of 54.2F was a 2.9F departure. The maximum temperature this month was 75F on the 5th. The minimum temperature this month was 18F on the 2nd. The average minimum temperature of 34.2F was a departure of 3.7F. Februarys mean temperature was 44.2F a departure of 3.3F. Only 13 times since 1897 has February been warmer and 20 times since 1880. The total precipitation for February was 3.69 inches making it the 43rd wettest February since 1887 with a 0.93 inch departure. February had a negative 3.3 inch snowfall departure. Richmond Winter Season Dec, Jan, Feb 2018-19
    Winter Season Dec, Jan, Feb 2017-18 Richmond had its 57rd warmest winter since 1880 and the 60th wettest winter in the past 146 winters. The Airport had 9.76 inches of precipitation this winter which was a 0.70 inch surplus for the winter season making this the wettest winter since 2015-16 when 13.59 inches of precipitation was recorded. It is interesting how much less precipitation the Airport received than Springfield Park Station with 12.87 inches.


MARCH
    MARCH 2019 SUMMARY
    
    					 Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA
    
    
    March was a little colder than average with near average precipitation. 
    The mean temperature for March was 46.7F which was a departure of -1.5F.   
    March had two cool periods (4th-10th & 17th-23rd) and two warm periods (13th -16th & 23rd-31st). 
    Springfield Park had 14 days that the minimum temperature was =32F. 
    The average is 11.4 days. The 78.0F on the 29th was the maximum for March. 
    The minimum temperature was 21.4F on the 7th. 
    This is the first March since 2014 that the maximum temperature never reached 80F.  
    March had only 6 days that the high temperature was =70F and the average is 7 days. 
    The maximum temperature range for March was 40.7F on the 24th which was the 2nd highest range on record for March. 
    The average ground temperature at one foot for the month was 48.1F which was a -0.2 departure. 
    The average relative humidity was 65.7% which was a +2.0% departure for March.
    The 3.54 inches of precipitation for March was a -0.02 inches departure on the 10-year average and the 6th wettest on record.  
    The most precipitation in a one day was 1.84 inches on the 21th which was a new record for March. 
    There were 13 days with measurable precipitation which was the 2nd greatest for March at Springfield Park.  
    The maximum wind gust during March was 36 mph which occurred on the 15th at 1159 hours from the SSE, 
    which ties for the 2nd lowest on record for March. 
    On March 15th a wind run of 214.1 miles was recorded the 3rd highest on record. 
    This was the highest reading since March 2, 2018 when 237.2 miles was recorded.
    The highest barometer was 30.51 inches on the 27th which is the 4th highest March barometric pressure for Glen Allen. 
    The lowest reading was only 29.62 inches on the 22nd which was the highest minimum reading for Springfield Park on record. 
    (Records for 10 years) 
    There wasnt even a trace of snow in March which was the first time on record for this station.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    					Richmond International Airport 
    
    The average maximum temperature was 58F which was -2.0F lower than average. 
    The average minimum was 36.2F which was -0.8F lower than average. The mean temperature for March was 47.2F 
    which was -1.4F below the thirty-year mean temperature. 
    This was the 50th coldest March on record since 1897. March had only 6 days that the high temperature was greater than or equal to 70F. 
    The highest temperature was 77 F on the 14th, 29th, 30th and the lowest temperature of 21 was on the 7th.  
    This March had 12 days that the minimum temperature was =32F. 
    The total precipitation for March was 3.86 inches which is a departure of -0.18 inches making it the 49th wettest March since 1887. 
    March had 13 days with measurable precipitation and was the wettest since 2013 when 5.57 inches was recorded.    
    The Richmond International Airport had one daily record this March. 
    The 63F minimum temperature on 15th was a new high minimum record for the date in March; the previous record was 60F in 1913 and 1946. 
    Only 9 times since 1897 has March had such a warm night; the record high minimum for the month of March is 68F in 1913. 
    The highest daily temperature range for March was 43F on the 24th which was the greatest recorded in March since 1994 when another 43F range occurred. 
    Only 8 years has March seen a higher daily temperature range since 1897.
    There wasnt even a trace of snow in March which was the first time since 2007.
    
    
    
    


APRIL
    APRIL 2019 SUMMARY
    
      					Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA
    
    
    
    
    					Richmond International Airport 
       
    


MAY
    MAY 2019 SUMMARY
    
    					Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA
    							
    
    

    Springfield Park Spring Season March, April, May, 2019
    Spring Season March, April, May, 2019

    Richmond International Airport

    Richmond Spring Season March, April, May, 2019
    Spring Season March, April, May, 2019



JUNE
    JUNE 2019 SUMMARY
    
     					Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA
    
    
    
    
    					Richmond International Airport 
    
    
    


JULY
    JULY 2019 SUMMARY
    
     					Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA
    
    
    
    
    					Richmond International Airport 
    
    
    


AUGUST
    AUGUST 2019 SUMMARY
    
    					 Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA 
    
    

    Springfield Park Summer Season June, July, August, 2019
    Summer Season June, July, August, 2019

    Richmond International Airport

    Richmond International Airport Summer Season June, July, August, 2019
    Summer Season June, July, August, 2019



SEPTEMBER
    SEPTEMBER 2019 SUMMARY
    
     					Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA
    
    
    
    
    					Richmond International Airport 
    


OCTOBER
    OCTOBER 2019 SUMMARY
    
     					Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA
    
    
    
    
    					Richmond International Airport  
    


NOVEMBER
    NOVEMBER 2019 SUMMARY
    
    					Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA
    
    

    Springfield Park Autumn Season Sep., Oct., Nov., 2019
    Autumn Season Sep., Oct., Nov., 2019

    The Richmond International Airport Autumn Season Sep., Oct., Nov., 2019
    Autumn Season Sep., Oct., Nov., 2019



DECEMBER
  • DECEMBER 2019 SUMMARY
    
     					Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA
    
    
    
    
    					Richmond International Airport