Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
537 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

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...THE AMARILLO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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              99   04/25/2012
 LOW               13   04/04/1920
HIGHEST            88   04/08                         90  04/25
LOWEST             32   04/10                         24  04/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.8              71.1     2.7     73.4
AVG. MINIMUM     44.3              41.6     2.7     41.8
MEAN             59.1              56.3     2.8     57.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.8    -0.8        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               3.6    -2.6        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.45   1997
 MINIMUM            T   1996
                        1964
                        1929
TOTALS           2.97              1.40    1.57     0.57
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.05    0.05     0.02
DAYS >= .01         7               5.6     1.4        4
DAYS >= .10         4               2.9     1.1        1
DAYS >= .50         2               0.7     1.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.75   04/26 TO 04/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.3   1907
TOTALS              T               0.7    -0.7      0.4
SINCE 7/1        23.9              17.6     6.3     12.8
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.4     0.6        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/16 TO 04/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     188               279     -91      246
 SINCE 7/1       3753              4088    -335     4158
COOLING TOTAL      20                19       1       31
 SINCE 1/1         22                21       1       31
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/230    DATE  04/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/220    DATE  04/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     53

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

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

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