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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
911 AM EDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE FORT WAYNE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1897 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   04/11/1930
                        04/29/1899
 LOW                7   04/07/1982
HIGHEST            85   04/26        MM      MM       82  04/18
LOWEST             29   04/08        MM      MM       24  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.1              61.1     5.0     60.2
AVG. MINIMUM     44.4              38.9     5.5     38.5
MEAN             55.2              50.0     5.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               6.9    -5.9       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.19   1944
 MINIMUM         0.72   1946
TOTALS           3.95              3.52    0.43     3.05
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.12    0.01     0.10
DAYS >= .01        15              12.9     2.1       15
DAYS >= .10         8               7.5     0.5        8
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.22   04/05 TO 04/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.7   1961
TOTALS            0.4               1.0    -0.6      1.1
SINCE 7/1        18.5              33.5   -15.0     20.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   04/06 TO 04/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     305               458    -153      461
 SINCE 7/1       4783              5882   -1099     4918
COOLING TOTAL      20                 8      12        0
 SINCE 1/1         20                 8      12        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/240    DATE  04/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/230    DATE  04/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      5

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

&&

...WARM APRIL WITH NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION...

TEMPERATURES AVERAGED WELL ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE MONTH AT FORT WAYNE
WHILE PRECIPITATION WAS SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL. THERE WAS ONE DAY
WITH MEASURABLE SNOW ON APRIL 6TH BUT THE MONTHLY SNOW TOTAL WAS
BELOW NORMAL.

IT WAS A RATHER TYPICAL APRIL WITH LARGE VARIATIONS IN TEMPERATURES.
DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MIDDLE 40S TO THE MIDDLE 80S
WHILE DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 20S TO THE LOWER
60S. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 85 ON THE 26TH AND
THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE WAS 29 ON THE 8TH.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 55.2...5.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
THIS RANKED AS THE 5TH WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD. THERE WERE 9 DAYS
WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE BELOW NORMAL BUT THERE WERE NO DAYS WITH
AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE MORE THAN 7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. IN
CONTRAST...THERE WERE 10 DAYS WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF AT LEAST
10 DEGREES OR MORE ABOVE NORMAL.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 3.95 INCHES...0.43 INCHES
ABOVE NORMAL. THIS RANKED AS THE 35TH WETTEST APRIL ON RECORD SINCE 1912.
MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION FELL ON 15 DAYS. THE MONTH BEGAN AND ENDED
ON A WET NOTE WITH 5 OF THE FIRST 6 DAYS AND 5 OF THE LAST 6 DAYS
HAVING MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION.

THERE WAS 0.4 INCHES OF SNOW...ALL FALLING ON APRIL 6TH. THIS WAS
0.6 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1.0 INCH AND RANKED AS THE 56TH LEAST
SNOWIEST APRIL ON RECORD.

$$
LASHLEY



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