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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1208 PM CDT TUE OCT 1 2013

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...THE CHANUTE KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 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             107   09/02/2000
 LOW               30   09/30/1984
HIGHEST            99   09/08                        101  09/03
LOWEST             43   09/29                         47  09/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.6              81.1     4.5     81.5
AVG. MINIMUM     59.7              58.7     1.0     58.6
MEAN             72.7              69.9     2.8     70.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     11               4.4     6.6        8
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.35   1900
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           3.02              3.67   -0.65     5.20
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.12   -0.02     0.17
DAYS >= .01         6               7.5    -1.5       11
DAYS >= .10         3               5.1    -2.1       11
DAYS >= .50         2               2.7    -0.7        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.04   09/16 TO 09/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      16                46     -30       22
 SINCE 7/1         16                47     -31       22
COOLING TOTAL     254               193      61      180
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    52/090    DATE  09/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION   182/030    DATE  09/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              2
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

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

&&

...WARM AND DRY SEPTEMBER 2013...

SEPTEMBER 2013 WAS CHARACTERIZED BY WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL
CONDITIONS ACROSS CENTRAL...SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

WICHITA:

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE (AVERAGE OF EACH DAILY HIGH AND LOW)
WAS 75.1 DEGREES. THIS WAS 4.1 DEGREES WARMER THAN NORMAL...AND THE
13TH WARMEST SEPTEMBER SINCE 1888. THIRTEEN DAYS REACHED OR EXCEEDED
90 DEGREES...NORMAL IS 7.7 DAYS. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS 101
DEGREES...AND THE LOWEST WAS 46. PRECIPITATION TALLIED 2.03
INCHES...1.11 INCHES DRIER THAN NORMAL.

SALINA:

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 74.4 DEGREES. THIS WAS 4.2
DEGREES WARMER THAN NORMAL...AND THE 6TH WARMEST SEPTEMBER SINCE
1948. FOURTEEN DAYS REACHED OR EXCEEDED 90 DEGREES...NORMAL IS 7.4
DAYS. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS 104 DEGREES...AND THE LOWEST WAS
44. PRECIPITATION TALLIED 1.63 INCHES...1.07 INCHES DRIER THAN
NORMAL.

CHANUTE:

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 72.7 DEGREES...2.8 DEGREES
WARMER THAN NORMAL. ELEVEN DAYS REACHED OR EXCEEDED 90
DEGREES...NORMAL IS 5.1 DAYS. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS 99
DEGREES...AND THE LOWEST WAS 43. PRECIPITATION TALLIED 3.02
INCHES...0.65 INCHES DRIER THAN NORMAL.

&&

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