Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1244 PM CST WED JAN 4 2017

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...THE DODGE CITY KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 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             111   06/27/2012
 LOW              -26   02/12/1899
HIGHEST           101   10/17        68      33      106  07/13
                        07/23
                        07/22
LOWEST            -16   12/18        43     -59        2  01/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.8              68.2     2.6     69.3
AVG. MINIMUM     43.7              42.6     1.1     44.0
MEAN             57.2              55.4     1.8     56.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     71              62.8     8.2       68
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              18.3    -4.3       22
DAYS MIN <= 32    117             122.6    -5.6      112
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               2.6     0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        34.29   1944
 MINIMUM         9.97   1956
TOTALS          23.40             21.60    1.80    28.32
DAYS >= .01        59              76.8   -17.8       90
DAYS >= .10        37              41.7    -4.7       51
DAYS >= .50        13              13.6    -0.6       19
DAYS >= 1.00        4               4.6    -0.6        8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.57   04/16 TO 04/17           05/24 TO 05/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           44.7   1948
 24 HR TOTAL     15.0   02/25/1912 TO 02/25/1912
 SNOW DEPTH        14   03/13/1999
                        11/26/1992
                        03/26/1957
TOTALS            3.5              21.1   -17.6     24.6
SINCE 7/1         2.3               6.3    -4.0      9.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               5.8    -4.8        9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/18                          8  12/14
 24 HR TOTAL      2.1   12/17 TO 12/17           12/13 TO 12/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4249              4965    -716     4432
 SINCE 7/1       1673              2014    -341     1707
COOLING TOTAL    1580              1462     118     1512
 SINCE 1/1       1580              1463     117     1512

FREEZE DATES
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/010    DATE  04/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/200    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          283
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             54
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         28


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             48     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               26     RAIN                      33
LIGHT RAIN               77     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                     126     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     29
HAZE                     57

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

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