Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS...CORRECTION
928 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE TOPEKA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             113   08/14/1936
                        08/13/1936
 LOW               40   08/24/1891
HIGHEST            93   08/09        90       3      100
                        08/03
                        08/02
LOWEST             50   08/24        62     -12       55
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.1              88.6    -2.5     91.7
AVG. MINIMUM     64.3              66.2    -1.9     69.3
MEAN             75.2              77.4    -2.2     80.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      8              13.7    -5.7       18
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        12.69   1903
 MINIMUM         0.26   1971
TOTALS           3.10              4.24   -1.14     5.19
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.14   -0.04     0.17
DAYS >= .01         8               8.6    -0.6        9
DAYS >= .10         5               5.9    -0.9        6
DAYS >= .50         3               2.6     0.4        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.4    -0.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.17   08/04 TO 08/05              1.68

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2014
                        1994
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0        T
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   08/31 TO 08/31                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 2      -2        0
COOLING TOTAL     322               386     -64      487
 SINCE 1/1       1218              1228     -10     1410
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/180    DATE  08/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/050    DATE  08/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      1

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

REMARKS...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS SLIGHTLY BELOW
NORMAL...WITH MANY DAYS EACH BEING A FEW DEGREES COOLER THAN NORMAL.
THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 93...AND ONLY FOUR OTHER
YEARS ON RECORD HAD AN AUGUST WITH A LOWER HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE...MOST RECENTLY IN 1986. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE PREDAWN
HOURS OF AUGUST 8 PRODUCED 60 TO 70 MPH WINDS IN WESTERN AND
SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF TOPEKA. DENSE FOG COVERED THE CITY IN THE EARLY
MORNING OF AUGUST 30 WITH A MORE PATCHY DENSE FOG EARLY AUGUST 31.

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