Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND
546 AM MDT TUE JUN 2 2015

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   05/29/2003
                        05/31/2002
 LOW               21   05/01/1967
HIGHEST            85   05/03        92      -7       90  05/29
LOWEST             32   05/11        31       1       29  05/02
                        05/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.3              73.0    -4.7     74.9
AVG. MINIMUM     45.5              45.8    -0.3     43.9
MEAN             56.9              59.4    -2.5     59.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.3    -1.3        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               1.1     0.9        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.21   1981
 MINIMUM         0.31   1927
TOTALS           5.76              2.95    2.81     1.75
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.10    0.09     0.06
DAYS >= .01        17              10.5     6.5        8
DAYS >= .10         9               5.7     3.3        4
DAYS >= .50         5               2.0     3.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.6     1.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.55   05/19 TO 05/19              0.92


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.9   1938
TOTALS              T               0.5    -0.5        T
SINCE 7/1        24.7              35.5   -10.8     29.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            -1  05/12
 24 HR TOTAL        T   05/20 TO 05/20           05/12 TO 05/12


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     251               211      40      209
 SINCE 7/1       5427              5866    -439     5958
COOLING TOTAL       6                37     -31       41
 SINCE 1/1          6                41     -35       46
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/230    DATE  05/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/230    DATE  05/15

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             11     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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