Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND
316 PM MDT THU MAY 2 2013

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...THE GOODLAND KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/30/1992
                        04/22/1989
 LOW                0   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            87   04/28        86       1       93  04/24
LOWEST             13   04/10        21      -8       30  04/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.8              63.6    -4.8     68.0
AVG. MINIMUM     29.4              34.7    -5.3     41.2
MEAN             44.1              49.2    -5.1     54.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               0.4     1.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              11.2     8.8        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.69   1944
 MINIMUM            T   1963
TOTALS           0.79              1.59   -0.80     2.86
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.05   -0.02     0.10
DAYS >= .01         8               7.7     0.3       11
DAYS >= .10         3               3.9    -0.9        7
DAYS >= .50         0               0.9    -0.9        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   04/22 TO 04/22              1.19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.0   1984
TOTALS           12.7               4.2     8.5        T
SINCE 7/1        55.7              35.0    20.7     17.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.2     1.8        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   04/23                          0
 24 HR TOTAL      6.1   04/22                   04/03 TO 04/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     620               480     140      324
 SINCE 7/1       5750              5655      95     4919
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4       15
 SINCE 1/1          0                 4      -4       17
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/330    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/330    DATE  04/14

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     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.

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