2020 Text Summaries And Records By Month
Narrative Summaries for Other Years


THE YEAR 2020
    JANUARY 2020 SUMMARY
    
     					Springfield Park, Glen Allen, Virginia Summary January 2020 
     
    January was very warm for the first 16 days then was below average to the 23rd then near average to the end of the month. 
    This is clearly shown on the graph for January. 
    Note on the graph the 11th and 14th the unusual occurrence where the minimum temp. was above the average maximum temperature. 
    The max. departure for the month was 35.8°F on the 11th and was the only day Richmond had a daily record tied for the date. 
     The average relative humidity for January was 72.9 percent, a new record with a departure of 6.9 percent, 
    which was related to the warmer than normal temperatures. 
    There was only one cold period with dry cold air. The average minimum temperature was 32.7°F a 5.4°F departure for January.
     The highest minimum was 46.5°F a 12.4°F departure. 
    The highest maximum of 71.9°F on the 12th tied for 3rd place for January. 
    The average ground temperature at one foot for January was 45.8°F, a new record for the month.  
    On the 28th I observed two daffodils blooming in our neighborhood which is the earliest I can remember. 
    January’s monthly mean temp. was 42.7°F, a new record for January and 5.5°F departure. 
    There were 21 days the minimum temperature was below freezing during the month; the average is 21.3°F. 
    The minimum of 18.2°F on the 21st was the lowest minimum for the month a 10.4°F departure. 
    The 28.8°F temperature range on the 2nd was the largest temperature range for January and the 5.2°F was the least on the 14th.  
    The highest barometric pressure was 30.78 inches on January 9th which was the second highest pressure ever recorded at this station for January
    and the highest since February 13, 2018 when the pressure was 30.81 inches. 
    The lowest barometer was only 29.55 on the 4th which was the highest minimum for January in the past 11 years.  
    The Springfield Park station broke only fourteen 11-year daily records which was below average for January.
    The snowfall for January was only a trace of snow which was a -5.3-inch departure. The only other year with a trace was 2012. 
    The maximum wind for the month was 32 mph on the 12th which was a -3.1-mph departure. 
    January had 11 days with measurable precipitation and a total of 3.38 inches precipitation for January which was only a 0.08 departure.
           
    
    					Richmond International Airport 
    
    The mean temperature was 43.2°F with a departure of 5.3°F making it the 14th warmest mean temperature since 1897 
    and the 17th warmest since 1880. 
    The average maximum temp. was 52.6 a departure of 5.2°F and was the 16th warmest. 
    The lowest maximum temp. was 37°F; only 6 years have had a warmer low maximum temp. for January.
    The average minimum temperature was 33.8°F which was a 5.5°F departure and the 15th warmest since 1897.   
    The minimum temp. was below freezing on 19 days. 
    The highest temperature for January was 72°F on the 11th which tied the daily record for the date with 1975 and 1976.
    The 20°F minimum temperature for January on the 22nd was the highest for January since 2006.  
    The 4°F temperature range on the 14th was the lowest for the month. 
    The 32°F range on the 22nd was the highest temp. range for January 
    The Airport had eleven days with measurable precipitation giving 3.59 inches of precipitation which was a departure of 0.55 inches. 
    This was the 47th wettest January since 1887. Only a trace of sleet fell on the 18th. 
    The last time the Airport had no measurable frozen precip. in January was 2012.
     The frozen precipitation departure for January was -2.1 inches. 
    
    
    


FEBRUARY
    FEBRUARY 2020 SUMMARY
    
      					Springfield Park Summary January 2020 
    
    
    
    

    Springfield Park Winter Season December, January, February 2019-2020
    Winter Season December, January, February 2019-2020

    Richmond International Airport

    Richmond Winter Season Dec, Jan, Feb 2019-2020
    Winter Season Dec, Jan, Feb 2019-2020



MARCH
    MARCH 2020 SUMMARY
    
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    					Richmond International Airport 
    
    


APRIL
    APRIL 2020 SUMMARY
    
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    					Richmond International Airport 
       
    


MAY
    MAY 2020 SUMMARY
    
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    Springfield Park Spring Season March, April, May, 2020
    Spring Season March, April, May, 2020

    Richmond International Airport

    Richmond Spring Season March, April, May, 2020
    Spring Season March, April, May, 2020



JUNE
    JUNE 2020 SUMMARY
    
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    					Richmond International Airport 
    
    
    


JULY
    JULY 2020 SUMMARY
    
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    					Richmond International Airport 
    
    
    


AUGUST
    AUGUST 2020 SUMMARY
    
    					 Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA 
    
    

    Springfield Park Summer Season June, July, August, 2020
    Summer Season June, July, August, 2020

    Richmond International Airport

    Richmond International Airport Summer Season June, July, August, 2020
    Summer Season June, July, August, 2020



SEPTEMBER
    SEPTEMBER 2020 SUMMARY
    
     					Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA
    
    
    
    
    					Richmond International Airport 
    


OCTOBER
    OCTOBER 2020 SUMMARY
    
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    					Richmond International Airport  
    


NOVEMBER
    NOVEMBER 2020 SUMMARY
    
    					Springfield Park, Glen Allen, VA
    
    

    Springfield Park Autumn Season Sep., Oct., Nov., 2020
    Autumn Season Sep., Oct., Nov., 2020

    The Richmond International Airport Autumn Season Sep., Oct., Nov., 2020
    Autumn Season Sep., Oct., Nov., 2020



DECEMBER
  • DECEMBER 2020 SUMMARY
    
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    					Richmond International Airport