Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
518 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE WICHITA EISENHOWER NATIONAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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              98   04/06/1893
 LOW               15   04/03/1975
HIGHEST            87   04/05                         87  04/01
LOWEST             27   04/02                         25  04/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.4              67.7     4.7     72.4
AVG. MINIMUM     47.5              44.5     3.0     48.2
MEAN             60.0              56.1     3.9     60.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               2.4    -1.4        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.42   1944
 MINIMUM         0.22   1963
TOTALS           6.23              2.59    3.64     2.62
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.09    0.12     0.09
DAYS >= .01         9               8.0     1.0       10
DAYS >= .10         6               4.9     1.1        3
DAYS >= .50         4               1.6     2.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.6     2.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.75   04/26 TO 04/26
                        04/25 TO 04/26
                        04/26 TO 04/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.5   1901
TOTALS            0.0               0.2    -0.2      0.0
SINCE 7/1         4.3              14.9   -10.6     18.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     174               291    -117      163
 SINCE 7/1       3413              4508   -1095     4202
COOLING TOTAL      30                24       6       28
 SINCE 1/1         37                26      11       28
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/190    DATE  04/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/200    DATE  04/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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