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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
518 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE SALINA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2016

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   04/23/1989
 LOW                5   04/03/1926
HIGHEST            89   04/05                         87  04/01
LOWEST             27   04/02                         26  04/04
                        04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.1              67.1     5.0     70.4
AVG. MINIMUM     44.9              43.2     1.7     45.4
MEAN             58.5              55.2     3.3     57.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               3.0     1.0        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.30   1885
 MINIMUM         0.21   1937
TOTALS           4.37              3.05    1.32     1.83
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.10    0.05     0.06
DAYS >= .01        12               8.4     3.6        8
DAYS >= .10         7               5.5     1.5        6
DAYS >= .50         4               2.1     1.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.64   04/29 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     214               318    -104      217
 SINCE 7/1       3618              4768   -1150     4561
COOLING TOTAL      28                23       5       11
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/330    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/330    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

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