Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
819 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE TOPEKA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 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              78   01/28/2015
 LOW              -23   01/19/1892
HIGHEST            78R  01/28        39      39       65
LOWEST              1   01/08        16     -15       -8
                        01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.7              39.9     4.8     39.8
AVG. MINIMUM     18.3              19.6    -1.3     15.1
MEAN             31.5              29.7     1.8     27.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               8.1    -2.1        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              28.1     0.9       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.4    -1.4        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.24   1949
 MINIMUM            T   1986
TOTALS           1.12              0.86    0.26     0.37
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         6               5.5     0.5        4
DAYS >= .10         1               2.4    -1.4        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.4     0.6        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.04   01/31 TO 01/31              0.20

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.0   1993
TOTALS            1.4               4.9    -3.5      3.9
SINCE 7/1         3.8              11.4    -7.6      8.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.5    -1.5        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   01/04                          2  01/06
                                                          01/05
                                                          01/02
 24 HR TOTAL      0.9   MM                           2.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1029              1093     -64     1157
 SINCE 7/1       2943              3110    -167     3261
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/320    DATE  01/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/320    DATE  01/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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