Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND
833 AM MST WED JAN 4 2017

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...THE GOODLAND KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              83   12/23/1964
 LOW              -27   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            67   12/30        66       1       73  12/09
LOWEST            -15   12/17        -2     -13        6  12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.4              42.5    -2.1     45.5
AVG. MINIMUM     11.4              17.3    -5.9     20.6
MEAN             25.9              29.9    -4.0     33.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8               6.6     1.4        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.1     0.9       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               1.8     1.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.90   1924
 MINIMUM         0.00   2002
TOTALS           0.60              0.46    0.14     0.16
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         6               3.9     2.1        5
DAYS >= .10         2               1.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.36   12/25 TO 12/25              0.09   12/23
                                                        TO 12/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.0   1924
TOTALS            5.0               5.5    -0.5      1.7
SINCE 7/1         5.6              12.7    -7.1      9.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.4     0.6        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/18                          2  12/24
 24 HR TOTAL      2.7   12/17                        1.0  12/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1202              1088     114      982
 SINCE 7/1       2065              2407    -342     2042
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1103               941     162     1145
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/230    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/220    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      4

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

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