Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
217 PM CDT THU MAY 1 2014

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...THE WICHITA MID CONTINENT KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2014

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
                        04/03/1936
HIGHEST            88   04/26                         86  04/29
                        04/12
LOWEST             27   04/15                         25  04/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.5              67.7     2.8     61.9
AVG. MINIMUM     43.3              44.5    -1.2     40.7
MEAN             56.9              56.1     0.8     51.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               2.4     0.6        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.42   1944
 MINIMUM         0.22   1963
                        1919
                        1914
TOTALS           0.53              2.59   -2.06     3.47
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.09   -0.07     0.12
DAYS >= .01         7               8.0    -1.0       12
DAYS >= .10         1               4.9    -3.9        8
DAYS >= .50         0               1.6    -1.6        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.39   04/01 TO 04/02
                        04/02 TO 04/02
                        04/02 TO 04/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.7   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.3               0.2     0.1      0.2
SINCE 7/1        23.0              14.9     8.1     30.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   04/14                         -1  04/24
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   MM                           0.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     270               291     -21      421
 SINCE 7/1       4866              4508     358     4358
COOLING TOTAL      33                24       9       16
 SINCE 1/1         33                26       7       16
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              15.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/160    DATE  04/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/160    DATE  04/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)    0
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     49

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     15

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

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