Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
350 AM CDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE WICHITA EISENHOWER NATIONAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2017

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            89   03/20                         81  03/30
                        03/19
LOWEST             23   03/13                         25  03/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.0              57.9     5.1     66.4
AVG. MINIMUM     40.0              35.0     5.0     38.6
MEAN             51.5              46.5     5.0     52.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11              11.3    -0.3       12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.17   1973
 MINIMUM         0.00   1936
                        1910
TOTALS           3.50              2.69    0.81     1.53
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.09    0.02     0.05
DAYS >= .01         6               8.2    -2.2        5
DAYS >= .10         5               4.6     0.4        2
DAYS >= .50         3               1.7     1.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.89   03/28 TO 03/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.8   1912
TOTALS              T               2.3    -2.3      3.5
SINCE 7/1         2.0              14.7   -12.7      4.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             4  03/27
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/24 TO 03/24               3.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     429               577    -148      389
 SINCE 7/1       3273              4217    -944     3239
COOLING TOTAL      18                 2      16        7
 SINCE 1/1         18                 2      16        7
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              14.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/320    DATE  03/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/320    DATE  03/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      7

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

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