Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
418 AM PDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE WENATCHEE WA PANGBORN FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2015

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            80   04/28        62      18       78  04/30
                        04/21
LOWEST             32   04/05        41      -9       35  04/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.6              62.2     2.4     65.0
AVG. MINIMUM     41.1              39.7     1.4     42.5
MEAN             52.8              51.6     1.2     53.8
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         0.00   2009
TOTALS           0.30              0.46   -0.16     0.24
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         1               4.8    -3.8        3
DAYS >= .10         1               1.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   04/06 TO 04/06           04/22 TO 04/22
                                                          04/22 TO 04/22
                                                          04/22 TO 04/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     358               404     -46      330
 SINCE 7/1       4424              5516   -1092     5544
COOLING TOTAL       0                36     -36        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                38     -38        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/310    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/300    DATE  04/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     45

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

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

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--------------------------------------------------------------APRIL
2015 BROUGHT NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND DRIER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS TO
NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON.

OVERALL APRIL BROUGHT TYPICAL SPRING WEATHER WITH ROUNDS OF CHANGING
WEATHER NOTED BY LARGE TEMPERATURE SWINGS ESPECIALLY THE 2ND HALF OF
THE MONTH.  FOR WENATCHEE...A RAIN SHADOWED OCCURRED WITH THE
MAJORITY OF EACH SYSTEM THAT PASSED THROUGH EXCEPT ON THE 6TH.  RAIN
FELL IN WENATCHEE WITH 0.30 MEASURED...WHILE SNOW FELL ON THE
WATERVILLE PLATEAU WITH 2 INCHES REPORTED.  ON THE 12TH SNOW FELL IN
THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS WITH HOLDEN VILLAGE (LOCATED NEAR THE UPPER
END OF LAKE CHELAN) REPORTING 4 INCHES. THE WARMEST STRETCH IN
WENATCHEE OCCURRED FROM THE 17TH THROUGH THE 21ST AS STRONG HIGH
PRESSURE RESULTED IN HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 70S TO AROUND 80.
DRY COLD FRONTS BEFORE AND AFTER THIS WARM STRETCH ON THE 14TH AND
22ND BROUGHT WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 MPH IN WENATCHEE.  ANOTHER ONE
DAY WARM SPELL OCCURRED ON THE 28TH WITH WENATCHEE AGAIN HITTING 80
DEGREES.

ONE RECORD WAS SET DURING THE MONTH AT THE WENATCHEE AIRPORT.  ON
THE 6TH A DAILY RAINFALL RECORD OF 0.30 INCHES WAS SET.

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