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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
837 AM CST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE DODGE CITY KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              86   12/24/1955
 LOW              -21   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            66   12/18        44      22       71  12/02
                        12/02
LOWEST             -5   12/07        21     -26        1  12/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.2              44.3    -2.1     47.0
AVG. MINIMUM     17.5              21.2    -3.7     21.5
MEAN             29.9              32.8    -2.9     34.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               5.1     5.9        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              28.8     1.2       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               1.0     1.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.36   1877
 MINIMUM         0.00   1889
TOTALS           0.48              0.84   -0.36     0.87
DAYS >= .01         2               4.6    -2.6        5
DAYS >= .10         1               2.0    -1.0        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.43   12/21 TO 12/21           12/30 TO 12/31
                        12/20 TO 12/21                    12/31 TO 12/31
                        12/21 TO 12/21                    12/31 TO 12/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.5   1918
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            5.5               4.1     1.4      6.9
SINCE 7/1        10.5               6.3     4.2      6.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 2      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.2     0.8        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/22                          5  12/31
 24 HR TOTAL      3.6   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1080              1000      80      946
 SINCE 7/1       2108              2014      94     1859
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1641              1463     178     1767
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/292
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/010    DATE  12/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/360    DATE  12/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      7

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

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