Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1241 PM CDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE AMARILLO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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              99   04/25/2012
 LOW               13   04/04/1920
HIGHEST            90   04/19                         85  04/25
                                                          04/10
                                                          04/05
LOWEST             32   04/29                         33  04/01
                        04/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.9              71.1     0.8     72.3
AVG. MINIMUM     44.1              41.6     2.5     42.8
MEAN             58.0              56.3     1.7     57.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.8     0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               3.6    -1.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.45   1997
 MINIMUM            T   1996
                        1964
                        1929
TOTALS           1.34              1.40   -0.06     3.33
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.05   -0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01         8               5.6     2.4        7
DAYS >= .10         4               2.9     1.1        5
DAYS >= .50         1               0.7     0.3        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.64   04/29 TO 04/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.3   1907
TOTALS            2.0               0.7     1.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1        10.0              17.6    -7.6     13.4
DAYS >= TRACE       2               0.4     1.6        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.2     0.8        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   04/30
 24 HR TOTAL      1.2   04/29 TO 04/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     238               279     -41      224
 SINCE 7/1       3143              4088    -945     3335
COOLING TOTAL      37                19      18        8
 SINCE 1/1         54                21      33       11
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              16.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/320    DATE  04/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/330    DATE  04/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

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