Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND
847 AM MST WED JAN 4 2017

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...THE GOODLAND KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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             111   07/25/1940
 LOW              -27   12/22/1989
HIGHEST           104   07/22       103       1      101  07/24
                        07/21
LOWEST            -15   12/17       -11      -4       -4  01/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.7              65.1     3.6     67.5
AVG. MINIMUM     38.6              37.6     1.0     39.8
MEAN             53.6              51.4     2.2     53.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     64              45.8    18.2       63
DAYS MAX <= 32     16              24.5    -8.5       27
DAYS MIN <= 32    138             152.3   -14.3      137
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               5.7    -2.7        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        30.89   1915
 MINIMUM         9.19   1956
TOTALS          17.38             19.66   -2.28
DAYS >= .01        86              80.6     5.4       91
DAYS >= .10        42              39.9     2.1       43
DAYS >= .50        11              11.9    -0.9       16
DAYS >= 1.00        3               4.1    -1.1        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.40   04/15 TO 04/16              2.10  04/17

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           86.2   1984
 24 HR TOTAL     19.3   10/24/1997 TO 10/25/1997
 SNOW DEPTH        20
TOTALS           25.8              35.5    -9.7     24.7
SINCE 7/1         5.6              12.7    -7.1      9.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         6              10.1    -4.1        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   02/04                          6  02/23
                        02/03                             02/22
 24 HR TOTAL      9.5   02/02                        5.3  02/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5154              5901    -747     5160
COOLING TOTAL    1103               941     162     1145

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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    55/340    DATE  09/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/320    DATE  09/15

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             60     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               27     RAIN                      25
LIGHT RAIN               78     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       8
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               24     SLEET                      1
FOG                     109     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     32
HAZE                     34

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

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