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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
915 AM CDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE LAWRENCE KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            82   04/15                         82
LOWEST             28   04/07                         23
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.1              67.1     1.0     70.8
AVG. MINIMUM     46.0              42.7     3.3     43.3
MEAN             57.0              54.9     2.1     57.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               4.5    -3.5        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           6.89              3.77    3.12     4.49
DAILY AVG.       0.23                               0.15
DAYS >= .01        17                                 13
DAYS >= .10        12                                  8
DAYS >= .50         4                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        2                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.52   04/29 TO 04/29              2.23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     257               323     -66      240
 SINCE 7/1       4057              4979    -922     4226
COOLING TOTAL      25                20       5       15
 SINCE 1/1         32                23       9       18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/050    DATE  04/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/050    DATE  04/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HEAVY SNOW                 0
SNOW                      0     LIGHT SNOW                 0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      5

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

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