Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS...CORRECTION
924 AM CDT TUE AUG 1 2017

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...THE TOPEKA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 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             114   07/24/1936
 LOW               43   07/05/1972
HIGHEST           103   07/22        90      13      100
LOWEST             60   07/01        67      -7       63
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.7              89.5     1.2     89.4
AVG. MINIMUM     70.2              68.4     1.8     70.6
MEAN             80.4              79.0     1.4     80.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     17              14.9     2.1       17
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        12.02   1950
 MINIMUM         0.02   1935
TOTALS           4.80              3.82    0.98     5.36
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.12    0.03     0.17
DAYS >= .01         7               8.7    -1.7        9
DAYS >= .10         3               5.8    -2.8        7
DAYS >= .50         3               2.5     0.5        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.3     0.7        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.19   07/13 TO 07/13              1.81

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2016
                        2008
                        1992
TOTALS              TR              0.0     0.0        T
SINCE 7/1           T               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        TR  07/22 TO 07/22                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     484               432      52      474
 SINCE 1/1        937               842      95     1005
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/300    DATE  07/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/280    DATE  07/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     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.

REMARKS...

TEMPERATURES IN THE BEGINNING AND END OF THE MONTH WERE NEAR TO
SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL...BUT THE MIDDLE OF THE MONTH FEATURED TWO HOT
PERIODS. AIR TEMPERATURES DID NOT EXCEED NORMAL VALUES BY MUCH
DURING THESE TIMES...OTHER THAN TYING A RECORD HIGHEST MINIMUM OF 79
DEGREES ON JULY 12...BUT HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS AIDED IN HEAT INDICES
REACHING 105 TO 110 FROM JULY 10 THROUGH JULY 13 AND 108 TO 121 FROM
JULY 19 THROUGH JULY 22. BOTH OF THESE HOT SPELLS WERE ENDED WITH
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN...WITH 3.80 INCHES OF THE MONTHS
TOTAL FALLING ON THESE TWO DAYS. A WIND GUST OF 62 MPH WAS MEASURED
AT BILLARD AIRPORT AND SOME TREE DAMAGE RESULTED IN THE CITY ON THE
EVENING OF JULY 22.

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