Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
157 AM CDT FRI NOV 1 2013

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...THE WICHITA MID CONTINENT KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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              97   10/01/2006
 LOW               14   10/30/1917
HIGHEST            90   10/04                         91  10/23
LOWEST             29   10/27                         24  10/27
                        10/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.9              69.7     1.2     71.5
AVG. MINIMUM     45.8              46.9    -1.1     45.3
MEAN             58.4              58.3     0.1     58.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.4     0.6        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               1.2     2.8        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.42   1998
 MINIMUM         0.00   1958
                        1952
TOTALS           3.05              2.78    0.27     0.32
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.09    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               7.0     1.0        3
DAYS >= .10         6               4.1     1.9        1
DAYS >= .50         2               1.8     0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.21   10/28 TO 10/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            2.5   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS              T               0.1    -0.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.1    -0.1      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        TR  10/18 TO 10/18               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     249               243       6      244
 SINCE 7/1        254               286     -32      260
COOLING TOTAL      51                35      16       46
 SINCE 1/1       1778              1684      94     2301
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/270    DATE  10/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/270    DATE  10/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      1
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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