Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1205 PM CDT TUE OCT 1 2013

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...THE WICHITA MID CONTINENT KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
SEPTEMBER 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             108   09/02/2000
                        09/03/1947
 LOW               31   09/30/1984
HIGHEST           101   09/08                        106  09/03
                        09/07
LOWEST             46   09/29                         47  09/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.8              82.5     5.3     84.2
AVG. MINIMUM     62.3              59.5     2.8     59.4
MEAN             75.1              71.0     4.1     71.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     13               7.0     6.0       11
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.96   2008
 MINIMUM         0.03   1956
TOTALS           2.03              3.14   -1.11     2.64
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.10   -0.03     0.09
DAYS >= .01         7               7.0     0.0        8
DAYS >= .10         3               4.5    -1.5        5
DAYS >= .50         1               1.8    -0.8        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.19   09/19 TO 09/19
                        09/18 TO 09/19
                        09/19 TO 09/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2010
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
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   09/30 TO 09/30               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       4                42     -38       16
 SINCE 7/1          5                43     -38       16
COOLING TOTAL     314               222      92      227
 SINCE 1/1       1727              1649      78     2255
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    51/330    DATE  09/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/260    DATE  09/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6

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

&&

...WARM AND DRY SEPTEMBER 2013...

SEPTEMBER 2013 WAS CHARACTERIZED BY WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL
CONDITIONS ACROSS CENTRAL...SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

WICHITA:

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE (AVERAGE OF EACH DAILY HIGH AND LOW)
WAS 75.1 DEGREES. THIS WAS 4.1 DEGREES WARMER THAN NORMAL...AND THE
13TH WARMEST SEPTEMBER SINCE 1888. THIRTEEN DAYS REACHED OR EXCEEDED
90 DEGREES...NORMAL IS 7.7 DAYS. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS 101
DEGREES...AND THE LOWEST WAS 46. PRECIPITATION TALLIED 2.03
INCHES...1.11 INCHES DRIER THAN NORMAL.

SALINA:

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 74.4 DEGREES. THIS WAS 4.2
DEGREES WARMER THAN NORMAL...AND THE 6TH WARMEST SEPTEMBER SINCE
1948. FOURTEEN DAYS REACHED OR EXCEEDED 90 DEGREES...NORMAL IS 7.4
DAYS. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS 104 DEGREES...AND THE LOWEST WAS
44. PRECIPITATION TALLIED 1.63 INCHES...1.07 INCHES DRIER THAN
NORMAL.

CHANUTE:

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 72.7 DEGREES...2.8 DEGREES
WARMER THAN NORMAL. ELEVEN DAYS REACHED OR EXCEEDED 90
DEGREES...NORMAL IS 5.1 DAYS. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS 99
DEGREES...AND THE LOWEST WAS 43. PRECIPITATION TALLIED 3.02
INCHES...0.65 INCHES DRIER THAN NORMAL.

&&

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