Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
534 AM PDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE WENATCHEE WA PANGBORN FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 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              93   04/24/1977
 LOW               25   04/21/2008
HIGHEST            65   04/28        62       3       86  04/20
LOWEST             31   04/11        41     -10       38  04/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.4              62.2    -3.8     71.2
AVG. MINIMUM     39.6              39.7    -0.1     47.1
MEAN             49.0              51.6    -2.6     59.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               1.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.35   1967
 MINIMUM           MM
TOTALS           2.15              0.46    1.69     0.50
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.02    0.05     0.02
DAYS >= .01        12               4.8     7.2        1
DAYS >= .10         7               1.5     5.5        1
DAYS >= .50         1               0.0     1.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.83   04/12 TO 04/13           04/14 TO 04/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     474               404      70      180
 SINCE 7/1       6003              5516     487     4639
COOLING TOTAL       0                36     -36       12
 SINCE 1/1          0                38     -38       12
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/250    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/160    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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APRIL 2017 BROUGHT WETTER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS ONCE AGAIN ALONG
WITH SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES TO NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON.
THE BULK OF THE RAIN FELL IN JUST 9 DAYS FROM THE 5TH THROUGH THE
13TH WITH THE OKANOGAN AND METHOW VALLEYS PICKING UP 2-2.5 INCHES OF
RAIN...WHILE THE WENATCHEE AREA RECEIVED AROUND 1.50 INCHES.  THE
RAIN...SNOW MELT...AND VERY SATURATED GROUND CONTRIBUTED TO
ADDITIONAL LANDSLIDES AND ROAD WASHOUTS. SOME OF THE MORE
SIGNIFICANT LAND SLIDES AND ROAD WASHOUTS THAT OCCURRED INCLUDE
HIGHWAY 20 NEAR LOUP LOUP PASS...STATE ROUTE 21 SOUTH OF
REPUBLIC...AND GOLD CREEK ROAD. SIGNIFICANT FLOODING ALSO OCCURRED
ON THE SANPOIL RIVER NEAR KELLER WITH A HOUSE PART WAY INTO THE
RIVER.  ON THE 19TH...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED IN THE
OKANOGAN AND METHOW VALLEYS...WATERVILLE PLATEAU...AND OKANOGAN
HIGHLANDS PRODUCING BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH.

RECORD RAINFALL WAS SET ON THE 12TH AND 13TH AT THE WENATCHEE
AIRPORT WITH 0.59 AND 0.45 INCHES RESPECTIVELY.



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