APRIL 05, 2010 The warmest day of 2010
The high temperature today was 87.3 °F at 15:28 the warmest yet for 2010 and the warmest since September 24, 2009 when it was 89 °F.
A large daily temperature range of 34 °F and the warm up brought the relative humidity down to 30 %.
The Richmond International Airport had a maximum of 89 °F today which tied the record for the date set in 1942.
APRIL 06, 2010 The warmest day and night of 2010
The minimum temperature today was 62.2 °F at 07:09 the warmest night since September 25, 2009 when it was also 63 °F.
A early morning thunderstorm gave the Glen Allen - Springfield Park area 0.25 inches rain this morning and for April 0.25 inches and the ave. precip. to April 6 is 0.61 inches giving a departure of -0.36 inches.
The maximum temperature today at Glen Allen - Springfield Park was 90.2°F at 1625 the first 90 °F temperature for 2010 and the highest temperature since August 27, 2009 when the maximum temperature was 92 °F.
The Richmond International Airport had a maximum of 93 °F today which broke the 113 year record for the date.
The old record was 92 °F set back in 1942.
APRIL 06, 2010 The warmest night of 2010
The minimum temperature last night was 69 °F the highest minimum temperature since September 24, 2009 when the minimum temperature was 70 °F.
APRIL 07, 2010 Another hot day for April
The maximum temperature yesterday at Glen Allen - Springfield Park was 91.1°F at 1530 the highest temperature since August 27, 2009 when the maximum temperature was 92 °F.
The Richmond International Airport had a maximum of 93 °F yesterday but didn't break the record high temperature for the date which is 94 °F set back in 1929.
APRIL 08-09, 2010 Cold front rainfall
The total rainfall on the 8th was 0.55 inches.
The rainfall for the 9th was 0.10 inches & for April 0.90 inches and the ave. precip. to April 9 is 0.92 inches giving a departure of -0.02 inches.
The high wind gust on the 8th was 36 mph at 13:07 hours.