Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1128 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE AMARILLO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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              99   04/25/2012
 LOW               13   04/04/1920
HIGHEST            85   04/25                         88  04/08
                        04/10
                        04/05
LOWEST             33   04/01                         32  04/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.3              71.1     1.2     73.8
AVG. MINIMUM     42.8              41.6     1.2     44.3
MEAN             57.5              56.3     1.2     59.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.8    -0.8        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               3.6    -3.6        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.45   1997
 MINIMUM            T   1996
                        1964
                        1929
TOTALS           3.33              1.40    1.93     2.97
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.05    0.06     0.10
DAYS >= .01         7               5.6     1.4        7
DAYS >= .10         5               2.9     2.1        4
DAYS >= .50         3               0.7     2.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16   04/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.3   1907
TOTALS            0.0               0.7    -0.7        T
SINCE 7/1        13.4              17.6    -4.2     23.9
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.4    -0.4        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     224               279     -55      188
 SINCE 7/1       3335              4088    -753     3753
COOLING TOTAL       8                19     -11       20
 SINCE 1/1         11                21     -10       22
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/250    DATE  04/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    68/260    DATE  04/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      3

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

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