(Richmond, IN)--You’ve probably heard Wednesday’s weather described as the coldest in a generation, or maybe even historic cold. The fact is that it simply is not. In fact, Wednesday’s weather in Richmond, while cold, is not all that out of the ordinary for winter. Here are the numbers. According to the National Weather Service, in just the last decade in Richmond, it has been colder 12 times than it will be Wednesday. How many times has the thermometer dipped below zero in Richmond in the last decade? Wednesday will be the 39th time.