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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1111 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE INDIANAPOLIS IN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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              90   04/30/1942
                        04/24/1925
 LOW               18   04/09/1997
                        04/08/1972
                        04/13/1950
HIGHEST            83   04/18                         80  04/09
LOWEST             26   04/05                         30  04/04
                        04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.8              63.4     1.4     64.8
AVG. MINIMUM     42.6              42.7    -0.1     44.1
MEAN             53.7              53.0     0.7     54.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               3.8     4.2        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.60   1893
 MINIMUM         0.98   1976
TOTALS           5.86              3.81    2.05     4.00
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.13    0.07     0.13
DAYS >= .01        12              12.0     0.0       13
DAYS >= .10         9               7.6     1.4       10
DAYS >= .50         5               2.8     2.2        3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.60   04/10 TO 04/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.9   1886
 SNOW DEPTH         3   04/18/1953
                        04/06/1920
TOTALS              T               0.2    -0.2        T
SINCE 7/1        13.3              25.9   -12.6     25.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 0.1         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/07 TO 04/07                 T  04/08 TO 04/08
                        04/08 TO 04/08
                        04/09 TO 04/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     350               372     -22      313
 SINCE 7/1       4285              5222    -937     5829
COOLING TOTAL      18                13       5        6
 SINCE 1/1         18                15       3        6
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/250    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/250    DATE  04/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      2
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6

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

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