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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1042 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE CONCORDIA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1885 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   12/23/1964
 LOW              -26   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            64   12/25        44      20       66
LOWEST            -12   12/18        18     -30       15
AVG. MAXIMUM     39.3              39.5    -0.2     45.1
AVG. MINIMUM     18.8              20.5    -1.7     27.8
MEAN             29.1              30.0    -0.9     36.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10               8.8     1.2        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              27.8     1.2       20
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               1.5     0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.91   1913
 MINIMUM            T   1976
                        1922
                        1901
TOTALS           0.93              0.85    0.08     2.64
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.09
DAYS >= .01         6               5.1     0.9        6
DAYS >= .10         2               2.3    -0.3        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   12/03 TO 12/04              2.05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.1   2009
TOTALS            2.2               3.8    -1.6        T
SINCE 7/1         2.2               6.5    -4.3      1.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/18                         -1
 24 HR TOTAL      1.8   MM                             T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1104              1085      19      875
 SINCE 7/1       1801              2177    -376     1643
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1540              1349     191     1375
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/160    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/150    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

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