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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1146 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

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...THE SALINA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 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             105   MM
 LOW               17   04/07/2009
HIGHEST            86   04/30                         95  04/24
                        04/29
LOWEST             23   04/24                         33  04/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.1              67.1    -5.0     72.1
AVG. MINIMUM     38.7              43.2    -4.5     47.3
MEAN             50.4              55.2    -4.8     59.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.6    -0.6        2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10               3.0     7.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.09   1944
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.33              3.05   -0.72     2.93
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.10
DAYS >= .01         9               8.4     0.6       10
DAYS >= .10         5               5.5    -0.5        3
DAYS >= .50         2               2.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.76   04/17 TO 04/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     446               318     128      184
 SINCE 7/1       4790              4768      22     4044
COOLING TOTAL      15                23      -8       33
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/190    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/190    DATE  04/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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