Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND
508 AM MST SUN JAN 3 2016

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...THE GOODLAND KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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              83   12/23/1964
 LOW              -27   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            73   12/09        66       7       69  12/02
LOWEST              6   12/30        -2       8      -11  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.5              42.5     3.0     43.4
AVG. MINIMUM     20.6              17.3     3.3     17.8
MEAN             33.0              29.9     3.1     30.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               6.6     0.4        8
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              30.1    -1.1       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.8    -1.8        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.90   1924
 MINIMUM         0.00   2002
                        2002
TOTALS           0.16              0.46   -0.30     1.46
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.05
DAYS >= .01         5               3.9     1.1        7
DAYS >= .10         0               1.1    -1.1        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.09   12/23 TO 12/24              0.87  12/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.0   1924
TOTALS            1.7               5.5    -3.8      9.7
SINCE 7/1         9.9              12.7    -2.8      9.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.4    -0.4        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/24                          6  12/30
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   12/23 TO 12/23                4.1 12/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     982              1088    -106     1059
 SINCE 7/1       2042              2407    -365     2314
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1145               941     204      920
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/340    DATE  12/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/330    DATE  12/08

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

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

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

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