Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
859 PM CDT TUE JUL 1 2014

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...THE WICHITA MID CONTINENT KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 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
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   06/30/1980
 LOW               43   06/02/1969
HIGHEST            93   06/30                        104  06/27
                        06/04
LOWEST             55   06/13                         51  06/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.5              86.7    -1.2     89.3
AVG. MINIMUM     66.9              64.9     2.0     66.8
MEAN             76.2              75.8     0.4     78.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      9              10.5    -1.5       15
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        14.43   1923
 MINIMUM         0.00   1911
TOTALS          10.46              5.20    5.26     1.83
DAILY AVG.       0.35              0.17    0.18     0.06
DAYS >= .01        15              10.0     5.0        7
DAYS >= .10        13               7.1     5.9        6
DAYS >= .50        10               3.7     6.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.9     1.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.47   06/24 TO 06/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2011
                        5
                        0
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
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         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   06/30 TO 06/30               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 6      -6        3
 SINCE 7/1       4939              4594     345     4477
COOLING TOTAL     342               329      13      402
 SINCE 1/1        609               465     144      540
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/340    DATE  06/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/350    DATE  06/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             22
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               11     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     11

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

&&

...JUNE 2014 PROVED WET ACROSS THE REGION...

VERY DRY WEATHER FROM WINTER THROUGH ABOUT MID TO LATE MAY HAD
FOLKS ACROSS THE REGION FEARING THE WORST...THAT THE OFF-AND-ON
LONG-TERM DROUGHT THAT PLAGUED THE REGION SINCE 2011 WAS RE-
INTENSIFYING. HOWEVER...THOSE FEARS WERE THANKFULLY SQUELCHED...AS
PERIODIC BOUTS OF WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS THAT BEGAN IN MID-LATE
MAY CONTINUED THROUGH JUNE. IN FACT...MUCH OF CENTRAL...SOUTH-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS RECORDED 7 TO 10 INCHES FOR THE MONTH
OF JUNE...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. BELOW ARE THE TOP JUNE
2014 RAINFALL AMOUNTS TALLIED ACROSS CENTRAL...SOUTH-CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST KANSAS:

STATION           JUNE PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
INDEPENDENCE                 11.93
STERLING                     10.81
WICHITA NWS                  10.64
LONGTON                      10.59
HAYSVILLE 3 SE               10.58
CLAFLIN                      10.56
WICHITA MID-CONTINENT        10.46
GALATIA 1 NW                 10.37
NEWTON 2 SW                  10.27
CASSODAY                     10.22

THE BELOW TABLE SHOWS JUNE RAINFALL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL FOR
OUR THREE OFFICIAL CLIMATE SITES (WICHITA...SALINA AND CHANUTE):

STATION    JUNE PRECIPITATION    DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL
WICHITA          10.46                  +5.26
SALINA            8.19                  +4.08
CHANUTE           8.05                  +2.02

AND FINALLY...THE BELOW TABLE SHOWS THE TOP-TEN HISTORIC JUNE
RAINFALLS FOR WICHITA...SALINA AND CHANUTE. WICHITA IS TIED FOR
3RD...SALINA 10TH AND CHANUTE 16TH:

WICHITA (SINCE 1888)  SALINA (SINCE 1894)  CHANUTE (SINCE 1896)
    14.43  1923           13.62  1905          18.13  2007
    12.11  1928           12.49  1951          12.05  1942
   *10.46  2014,1957      12.39  1927          11.28  1951
    10.07  1951           10.04  1981          10.71  1957
     9.76  1948            9.97  1896          10.45  2008
     9.43  1894            9.85  1942          10.20  1935
     8.90  1995,1939       9.61  1899          10.17  1943
     8.69  1942            8.22  1967           9.70  1984
                           8.21  1908           9.68  1967
                          *8.19  2014           9.47  1916
                                               *8.05  2014 (16TH)

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