Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1228 PM CST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE WICHITA MID CONTINENT KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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   12/24/1955
 LOW              -16   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            67   12/18                         72  12/03
LOWEST              4   12/23                          7  12/29
                        12/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.3              43.5    -1.2     49.3
AVG. MINIMUM     18.1              24.1    -6.0     25.7
MEAN             30.2              33.8    -3.6     37.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9               5.0     4.0        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              25.0     5.0       21
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.6    -0.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.71   1984
 MINIMUM         0.02   1950
TOTALS           0.60              1.20   -0.60     0.34
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.04   -0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01         3               5.7    -2.7        4
DAYS >= .10         1               2.6    -1.6        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.8     0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.57   12/21 TO 12/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.3   1918
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            3.4               4.2    -0.8      2.5
SINCE 7/1         3.4               5.6    -2.2      2.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.3    -0.3        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/24                          1  12/20
                        12/23
                        12/22
 24 HR TOTAL      3.1   12/21                        1.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1070               967     103      845
 SINCE 7/1       1955              1843     112     1564
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1778              1686      92     2312
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/350    DATE  12/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/350    DATE  12/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      2
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      9

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

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