Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT...AMMENDED TO ADD REMARKS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1012 AM CST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE TOPEKA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   11/08/2006
                        11/08/1980
 LOW               -5   11/27/1887
HIGHEST            80   11/16        61      19       79
                        11/01
LOWEST             25   11/20        27      -2       26
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.7              54.6     9.1     60.0
AVG. MINIMUM     38.7              33.0     5.7     37.0
MEAN             51.2              43.8     7.4     48.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.9    -0.9        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     11              14.2    -3.2       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.07   1931
 MINIMUM            T   1989
                        1954
TOTALS           0.19              1.85   -1.66     5.11
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.06   -0.05     0.17
DAYS >= .01         4               6.8    -2.8       10
DAYS >= .10         0               3.5    -3.5        6
DAYS >= .50         0               1.3    -1.3        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.09   11/22 TO 11/22              2.03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.8   1888
TOTALS            0.0               1.0    -1.0      0.1
SINCE 7/1           T               1.3    -1.3      0.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   11/30 TO 11/30               0.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     417               638    -221      489
 SINCE 7/1        573               994    -421      736
COOLING TOTAL      13                 2      11        0
 SINCE 1/1       1711              1422     289     1536
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/270    DATE  11/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/280    DATE  11/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

REMARKS...

NOVEMBER 2016 WILL BE REMEMBERED FOR ITS WARMTH. THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH TIED FOR THE WARMEST NOVEMBER ON
RECORD...TYING NOVEMBER 1999. ONLY FOUR DAYS OF THE MONTH HAD AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE BELOW ITS NORMAL VALUE AND SIX DAYS HAD AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES AT LEAST FIFTEEN DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE TEMPERATURE
REACHED AT LEAST 60 DEGREES TWENTY DAYS OF THE MONTH AND AT LEAST 70
DEGREES ON TEN DAYS...BOTH TYING FOR THE SECOND MOST SUCH DAYS IN
NOVEMBER. THE FIRST FREEZE OF AUTUMN OCCURRED ON NOVEMBER 9...TYING
FOR THE SIXTH LATEST FREEZE ON RECORD. RECORD HEAT OCCURED ON
NOVEMBER 16 AND 17...WITH RECORD HIGHS ON BOTH DAYS AND A RECORD
HIGHEST MINIMUM ON NOVEMBER 17. THE RECORD VALUES OF BOTH MAXIMUM
AND MINIMUM VALUES ON NOVEMBER 17 PLACED THIS DAY AS THE SEVENTH
HIGHEST AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF ANY NOVEMBER DAY ON RECORD.
PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS VERY LIMITED...WITH THE TOTAL AMOUNT
TYING FOR THE FOURTEENTH DRIEST ON RECORD.

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