Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND
926 AM MST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE GOODLAND KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              83   12/23/1964
 LOW              -27   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            73   12/18        66       7       69  12/01
LOWEST             -6   12/08        -2      -4      -10  12/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.4              42.5     1.9     43.6
AVG. MINIMUM     14.5              17.3    -2.8     14.1
MEAN             29.5              29.9    -0.4     28.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9               6.6     2.4        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.1    -0.1       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               1.8     2.2        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.90   1924
 MINIMUM         0.00   2002
                        2002
TOTALS           0.05              0.46   -0.41     0.57
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.01   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         2               3.9    -1.9        5
DAYS >= .10         0               1.1    -1.1        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.04   12/08 TO 12/08              0.28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.0   1924
TOTALS            2.5               5.5    -3.0      9.5
SINCE 7/1         6.8              12.7    -5.9     10.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.4    -0.4        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/10                          4  12/26
                        12/09                             12/20
                        12/08
 24 HR TOTAL      2.1   12/08 TO 12/08                    12/19 TO 12/19
                                                          12/24 TO 12/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1093              1088       5     1112
 SINCE 7/1       2366              2407     -41     2268
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1181               941     240     1338
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/340    DATE  12/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/330    DATE  12/24

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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