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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
937 AM CST TUE JAN 2 2018

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...THE DODGE CITY KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2018

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            78   12/03        44      34       61  12/25
LOWEST             -5   12/31        21     -26      -16  12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.5              44.3     3.2     42.1
AVG. MINIMUM     18.9              21.2    -2.3     17.5
MEAN             33.2              32.8     0.4     29.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               5.1    -0.1        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              28.8    -0.8       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               1.0     0.0        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.36   1877
 MINIMUM         0.00   1889
TOTALS              T              0.84   -0.84     0.62
DAYS >= .01         0               4.6    -4.6        3
DAYS >= .10         0               2.0    -2.0        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL       T   12/30 TO 12/30           12/02 TO 12/03
                        12/29 TO 12/29                    12/03 TO 12/03
                        12/26 TO 12/26                    12/03 TO 12/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.5   1918
 24 HR TOTAL     11.4   12/23/1918 TO 12/23/1918
 SNOW DEPTH        12   12/24/1997
                        12/25/1997
TOTALS              T               4.1    -4.1      2.3
SINCE 7/1           T               6.3    -6.3      2.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.2    -1.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             2  12/18
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/30 TO 12/30           12/03 TO 12/03
                        12/29 TO 12/29                    12/03 TO 12/03
                        12/26 TO 12/26                    12/04 TO 12/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     980              1000     -20     1020
 SINCE 7/1       1834              2014    -180     1616
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1520              1463      57     1580
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/306
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/320    DATE  12/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/320    DATE  12/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     10

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

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