Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1005 AM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

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...THE TOPEKA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 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             109   06/19/1936
 LOW               36   06/02/1888
HIGHEST           103   06/22        88      15       98
LOWEST             57   06/02        59      -2       56
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.7              84.7     6.0     86.9
AVG. MINIMUM     68.2              63.7     4.5     67.1
MEAN             79.4              74.2     5.2     77.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     20               6.6    13.4       11
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.20   1967
 MINIMUM         0.55   1911
TOTALS           2.39              5.40   -3.01     6.22
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.18   -0.10     0.21
DAYS >= .01         8              11.5    -3.5       10
DAYS >= .10         5               7.5    -2.5        6
DAYS >= .50         2               3.4    -1.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.8    -1.8        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.75   06/04 TO 06/04              4.10
                        06/03 TO 06/04
                        06/04 TO 06/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2013
                        2009
                        2008
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         4.9              17.8   -12.9     10.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   06/30 TO 06/30               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 8      -8        0
 SINCE 7/1       4002              5021   -1019     4874
COOLING TOTAL     439               284     155      368
 SINCE 1/1        531               410     121      450
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/320    DATE  06/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/340    DATE  06/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           30
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

REMARKS...

PERSISTENTLY WARM TEMPERATURES WAS THE THEME OF JUNE. THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS THE SIXTH HIGHEST ON RECORD. THE
WARMEST DAY OF THE MONTH WAS JUNE 22...WITH A HIGH OF 103 AND A LOW
OF 80. BOTH OF THESE VALUES SET RECORDS FOR THE HIGHEST AND HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THAT DAY...RESPECTIVELY. THE HEAT INDEX THAT
DAY REACHED 105 FOR THE HIGHEST VALUE OF THE MONTH AS WELL. HEAT
INDEX VALUES FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE MONTH TOPPED IN THE MID 90S
TO AROUND 103 NEARLY EVERY DAY. ONLY ONE DAY/S AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
WAS BELOW NORMAL...JUNE 7...AND THAT WAS ONLY BY TWO DEGREES. SEVERE
WEATHER IN TOPEKA IN JUNE WAS LIMITED TO ONE INCH HAIL AND TREE
DAMAGE IN PORTIONS OF THE CITY ON THE EVENING OF JUNE 15.

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