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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
843 AM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE DODGE CITY KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2015

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            69   12/11        44      25       63  12/05
                        12/09
LOWEST             11   12/29        21     -10       -3  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.6              44.3     2.3     43.5
AVG. MINIMUM     26.3              21.2     5.1     25.9
MEAN             36.5              32.8     3.7     34.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               5.1    -1.1        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              28.8    -3.8       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.0    -1.0        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.36   1877
 MINIMUM         0.00   1889
TOTALS           2.43              0.84    1.59     1.00
DAYS >= .01         6               4.6     1.4        9
DAYS >= .10         2               2.0     0.0        3
DAYS >= .50         1               0.4     0.6        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.21   12/12 TO 12/13           12/04 TO 12/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.5   1918
 24 HR TOTAL     11.4   12/23/1918
 SNOW DEPTH        12   12/25/1997
                   12   12/24/1997
TOTALS            8.1               4.1     4.0      3.8
SINCE 7/1         9.2               6.3     2.9      6.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 2      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.2    -0.2        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   12/14                          2  12/31
                                                          12/30
 24 HR TOTAL      8.0   12/13 TO 12/14           12/29 TO 12/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     877              1000    -123      932
 SINCE 7/1       1707              2014    -307     1930
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1512              1463      49     1475
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/284
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/360    DATE  12/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/350    DATE  12/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3


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

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

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