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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
954 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE CONCORDIA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1885 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   04/20/1902
 LOW               14   04/03/1975
                        04/03/1936
HIGHEST            81   04/03        69      12       84
LOWEST             29   04/09        36      -7       34
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.9              65.0     2.9     66.8
AVG. MINIMUM     44.4              41.2     3.2     43.7
MEAN             56.2              53.1     3.1     55.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      5               4.4     0.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.98   1984
 MINIMUM         0.37   1989
TOTALS           1.90              2.45   -0.55     2.23
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.08   -0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01        10               8.8     1.2        7
DAYS >= .10         6               4.9     1.1        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.8    -0.8        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.61   04/29 TO 04/30              1.16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            7.8   1997
TOTALS            0.0               0.5    -0.5      0.0
SINCE 7/1        13.6              20.2    -6.6     11.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     266               373    -107      289
 SINCE 7/1       4225              5264   -1039     5043
COOLING TOTAL       8                16      -8        4
 SINCE 1/1         11                17      -6        8
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/340    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/300    DATE  04/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HEAVY SNOW                 0
SNOW                      0     LIGHT SNOW                 0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      9

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

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