Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1146 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

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...THE WICHITA MID CONTINENT KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              98   04/06/1893
 LOW               15   04/03/1975
                        04/03/1936
HIGHEST            86   04/29                         95  04/25
LOWEST             25   04/24                         35  04/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.9              67.7    -5.8     73.0
AVG. MINIMUM     40.7              44.5    -3.8     51.9
MEAN             51.3              56.1    -4.8     62.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               2.4     3.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.42   1944
 MINIMUM         0.22   1963
                        1919
                        1914
TOTALS           3.47              2.59    0.88     5.24
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.09    0.03     0.17
DAYS >= .01        12               8.0     4.0        9
DAYS >= .10         8               4.9     3.1        7
DAYS >= .50         3               1.6     1.4        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.29   04/22 TO 04/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.7   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.2               0.2     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        30.0              14.9    15.1      3.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   04/24                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   04/23 TO 04/23               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     421               291     130      132
 SINCE 7/1       4358              4508    -150     3605
COOLING TOTAL      16                24      -8       61
 SINCE 1/1         16                26     -10      101
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/330    DATE  04/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/330    DATE  04/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      4
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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