Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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

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...THE DODGE CITY KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 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             111   06/27/2012
 LOW              -26   02/12/1899
HIGHEST           106   07/13        68      38      102  07/26
                                                          07/25
LOWEST              2   01/04        43     -41      -11  01/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.3              68.2     1.1     67.5
AVG. MINIMUM     44.0              42.6     1.4     41.2
MEAN             56.6              55.4     1.2     54.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     68              62.8     5.2       67
DAYS MAX <= 32     22              18.3     3.7       29
DAYS MIN <= 32    112             122.6   -10.6      137
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.6    -2.6        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        34.29   1944
 MINIMUM         9.97   1956
TOTALS          28.32             21.60    6.72    23.18
DAYS >= .01        90              76.8    13.2       83
DAYS >= .10        51              41.7     9.3       43
DAYS >= .50        19              13.6     5.4       15
DAYS >= 1.00        8               4.6     3.4        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.25   05/24 TO 05/25           10/09 TO 10/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           44.7   1948
 24 HR TOTAL     25.0   02/25/1912
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS           24.6              21.1     3.5     26.6
SINCE 7/1         9.2               6.3     2.9      6.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         9               5.8     3.2       10
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   12/14                          7  02/11
 24 HR TOTAL      8.0   12/13 TO 12/14           02/04 TO 02/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4432              4965    -533     5200
 SINCE 7/1       1707              2014    -107     1930
COOLING TOTAL    1512              1462      50     1475
 SINCE 1/1       1512              1463      49     1475

FREEZE DATES
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/260    DATE  05/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/240    DATE  11/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          251
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             81
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         33


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             64     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               31     RAIN                      41
LIGHT RAIN               92     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               23     SLEET                      0
FOG                     148     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     26
HAZE                     73

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

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