Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
807 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE WICHITA EISENHOWER NATIONAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              92   03/21/1916
                        03/22/1907
 LOW               -3   03/11/1948
                        03/07/1943
HIGHEST            81   03/30                         84  03/31
LOWEST             25   03/25                         10  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.4              57.9     8.5     63.9
AVG. MINIMUM     38.6              35.0     3.6     35.0
MEAN             52.5              46.5     6.0     49.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              11.3     0.7       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.17   1973
 MINIMUM         0.00   1936
                        1910
TOTALS           1.53              2.69   -1.16     0.28
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.09   -0.04     0.01
DAYS >= .01         5               8.2    -3.2        5
DAYS >= .10         2               4.6    -2.6        0
DAYS >= .50         2               1.7     0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.80   03/13 TO 03/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.8   1912
TOTALS            3.5               2.3     1.2      1.1
SINCE 7/1         4.3              14.7   -10.4     18.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.6     0.4        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/27                          4  03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      3.5   03/27 TO 03/27               1.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     389               577    -188      474
 SINCE 7/1       3239              4217    -978     4039
COOLING TOTAL       7                 2       5        0
 SINCE 1/1          7                 2       5        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/190    DATE  03/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/200    DATE  03/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     52

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

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

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