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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
443 AM CDT SUN OCT 1 2017

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...THE CHANUTE KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 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             107   09/02/2000
 LOW               30   09/30/1984
HIGHEST            94   09/04                         94  09/07
                                                          09/06
                                                          09/05
LOWEST             47   09/07                         49  09/30
                        09/06                             09/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.4              81.1     3.3     84.0
AVG. MINIMUM     60.1              58.7     1.4     62.2
MEAN             72.2              69.9     2.3     73.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               4.4     3.6        6
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.35   1900
 MINIMUM         0.03   1979
TOTALS           3.59              3.67   -0.08     6.91
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.12    0.00     0.23
DAYS >= .01         4               7.5    -3.5        7
DAYS >= .10         2               5.1    -3.1        7
DAYS >= .50         2               2.7    -0.7        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.1     0.9        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.56   09/17 TO 09/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       7                46     -39       11
 SINCE 7/1          7                47     -40       11
COOLING TOTAL     230               193      37      261
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/260    DATE  09/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/260    DATE  09/16

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

&&

September 2017 was overall warmer and drier across the region. The
only meaningful statistics were associated with Salina`s
temperature. The average monthly temperature measured at Salina
Municipal Airport was 75.1 degrees, 4.9 degrees warmer than normal.
It was the 4th warmest September since 1948. Furthermore, 17 days
reached or exceeded 90 degrees in Salina, which is tied for 2nd most
90-degree days since 1948.

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