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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
856 AM CDT FRI NOV 1 2013

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...THE DODGE CITY KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   10/03/2006
 LOW               10   10/27/1878
HIGHEST            91   10/03        71      20       88  10/23
LOWEST             31   10/19        44     -13       21  10/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.9              69.7    -0.8     68.2
AVG. MINIMUM     41.6              43.4    -1.8     39.7
MEAN             55.3              56.6    -1.3     54.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.8     0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               3.0     0.0        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.00   2008
 MINIMUM         0.00   1952
                        1879
TOTALS           2.84              1.74    1.10     1.52
DAYS >= .01         6               6.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= .10         5               3.1     1.9        1
DAYS >= .50         1               1.0     0.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.60   10/28 TO 10/28           10/13 TO 10/13
                                                          10/31 TO 10/31
                                                          10/31 TO 10/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            4.5   1991
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            2.7               0.4     2.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1         2.7               0.4     2.3      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   10/18                          0  MM
                        10/19
 24 HR TOTAL      2.7   10/18 TO 10/18           10/31 TO 10/31


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     324               291      33      342
 SINCE 7/1        340               356     -16      384
COOLING TOTAL      31                29       2        8
 SINCE 1/1       1641              1462     179     1767
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/150    DATE  10/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/270    DATE  10/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      8

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

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