Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND
746 AM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

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...THE GOODLAND KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

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              96   04/30/1992
                        04/22/1989
 LOW                0   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            81   04/23        86      -5       84  04/01
LOWEST             25   04/01        21       4       27  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.4              63.6     0.8     66.1
AVG. MINIMUM     35.9              34.7     1.2     37.1
MEAN             50.2              49.2     1.0     51.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      7              11.2    -4.2       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.69   1944
 MINIMUM            T   1963
TOTALS           3.99              1.59    2.40     4.84
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.05    0.08     0.16
DAYS >= .01        11               7.7     3.3        9
DAYS >= .10         4               3.9     0.1        6
DAYS >= .50         3               0.9     2.1        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.2     1.8        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.40   04/15 TO 04/16              2.10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.0   1984
TOTALS            2.3               4.2    -1.9      2.0
SINCE 7/1        30.1              35.0    -4.9     24.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.2    -0.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   04/29                          2  04/03
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   04/29                      04/17 TO 04/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     435               480     -45      396
 SINCE 7/1       4886              5655    -769     5176
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 4      -4        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/190    DATE  04/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/190    DATE  04/23

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      1

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

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