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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
443 AM CDT SUN OCT 1 2017

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...THE SALINA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 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             110   09/02/2000
 LOW               28   09/20/1918
                        09/29/1916
                        09/30/1912
HIGHEST           100   09/21                         98  09/19
LOWEST             46   09/06                         44  09/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.0              81.9     6.1     84.5
AVG. MINIMUM     62.2              58.4     3.8     61.7
MEAN             75.1              70.2     4.9     73.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     17               6.8    10.2       10
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.05   1967
 MINIMUM         0.12   1969
TOTALS           1.83              2.70   -0.87     1.20
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.09   -0.03     0.04
DAYS >= .01         7               6.9     0.1        3
DAYS >= .10         4               4.5    -0.5        3
DAYS >= .50         1               1.8    -0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.97   09/25 TO 09/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       8                51     -43       16
 SINCE 7/1          8                52     -44       16
COOLING TOTAL     318               205     113      266
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/170    DATE  09/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/170    DATE  09/15

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     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.

&&

September 2017 was overall warmer and drier across the region. The
only meaningful statistics were associated with Salina`s
temperature. The average monthly temperature measured at Salina
Municipal Airport was 75.1 degrees, 4.9 degrees warmer than normal.
It was the 4th warmest September since 1948. Furthermore, 17 days
reached or exceeded 90 degrees in Salina, which is tied for 2nd most
90-degree days since 1948.

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