Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1213 PM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE WICHITA MID CONTINENT KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   03/21/1916
                        03/22/1907
 LOW               -3   03/11/1948
                        03/07/1943
HIGHEST            79   03/10                         80  03/15
LOWEST              0   03/03                         16  03/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.7              57.9    -1.2     54.2
AVG. MINIMUM     29.1              35.0    -5.9     32.4
MEAN             42.9              46.5    -3.6     43.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               0.7     1.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              11.3     6.7       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.0     1.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.17   1973
 MINIMUM         0.00   1936
                        1910
TOTALS           0.49              2.69   -2.20     2.11
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.09   -0.07     0.07
DAYS >= .01         4               8.2    -4.2        7
DAYS >= .10         2               4.6    -2.6        4
DAYS >= .50         0               1.7    -1.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.23   03/15 TO 03/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.8   1912
TOTALS            3.2               2.3     0.9      5.3
SINCE 7/1        22.7              14.7     8.0     29.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.6     0.4        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/03                          5  03/24
 24 HR TOTAL      3.2   03/01 TO 03/02               3.9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     677               577     100      666
 SINCE 7/1       4596              4217     379     3937
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              14.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/350    DATE  03/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/340    DATE  03/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)    0
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      3
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     13

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

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