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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
648 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE LEXINGTON KY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 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              91   04/30/1942
 LOW               15   04/18/1875
HIGHEST            84   04/26        MM      MM       82  04/09
                        04/20
                        04/18
LOWEST             28   04/08        MM      MM       31  04/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.5              65.8     2.7     67.2
AVG. MINIMUM     45.3              44.7     0.6     45.9
MEAN             56.9              55.3     1.6     56.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               2.7     1.3        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.70   2011
 MINIMUM         0.40   1896
TOTALS           3.31              3.60   -0.29    11.41
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.12   -0.01     0.38
DAYS >= .01        11              12.1    -1.1       14
DAYS >= .10         7               7.3    -0.3       10
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6        6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.00   04/27 TO 04/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            5.9   5
                        0
TOTALS              T               0.3    -0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1        15.3              13.0     2.3     40.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/08 TO 04/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     262               313     -51      260
 SINCE 7/1       3627              4489    -862     4887
COOLING TOTAL      25                20       5       12
 SINCE 1/1         28                22       6       12
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/280    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/310    DATE  04/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     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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