Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS...CORRECTION
912 AM CDT SUN OCT 1 2017

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...THE TOPEKA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   09/03/1947
 LOW               29   09/30/1984
                        09/23/1983
HIGHEST            92   09/22        85       7       93
                        09/21
                        09/14
LOWEST             46   09/07        51      -5       47
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.9              80.4     3.5     82.7
AVG. MINIMUM     59.9              56.3     3.6     61.9
MEAN             71.9              68.3     3.6     72.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               4.4     3.6        8
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.71   1973
 MINIMUM         0.19   1908
TOTALS           1.78              3.66   -1.88     7.78
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.12   -0.06     0.26
DAYS >= .01         5               7.8    -2.8        8
DAYS >= .10         3               5.4    -2.4        7
DAYS >= .50         2               2.6    -0.6        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.04   09/17 TO 09/17              3.19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2008
                        2002
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.0     0.0        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      13                65     -52       20
 SINCE 7/1         13                67     -54       20
COOLING TOTAL     228               165      63      244
 SINCE 1/1       1418              1393      25     1645
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/160    DATE  09/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/140    DATE  09/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.
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REMARKS...

TEMPERATURES AVERAGED TO BE NEAR NORMAL DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE
MONTH...BUT A VERY WARM PERIOD OCCURRED FROM SEPTEMBER 19 TO 25. THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE DURING THIS WEEK WAS 80 DEGREES...PLACING IT AS
THE SECOND WARMEST WEEK DURING THE LAST HALF OF SEPTEMBER ON RECORD.
THE WARMEST SUCH WEEK WAS SEPTEMBER 16 TO 22 OF 1895 WITH AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 80.6 DEGREES. HIGH HUMIDITY ACCOMPANIED THE HEAT WITH
A MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX OF 105 OCCURRING ON SEPTEMBER 21. THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE MEASURED ON SEPTEMBER 22 WAS 73 DEGREES...WHICH BROKE
THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THAT DAY.

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