Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1051 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2012

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...THE PADUCAH KY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1937 TO 2011

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/17/1942
 LOW              -15   01/20/1985
HIGHEST            99   09/03                        104  08/12
                        09/02                             08/03
                        08/03                             08/04
LOWEST             -4   02/10                          1  01/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.7              68.5     0.2     68.9
AVG. MINIMUM     48.5              47.3     1.2     47.4
MEAN             58.6              57.9     0.7     58.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     59              42.5    16.5       73
DAYS MAX <= 32     12              11.2     0.8       21
DAYS MAX >= 95     12
DAYS MAX >= 100     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     73              82.2    -9.2       95
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               1.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        67.11   2006
 MINIMUM        36.36   1987
TOTALS          74.85R            49.08   25.77    36.67
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.13    0.08     0.10
DAYS >= .01       113             110.2     2.8       94
DAYS >= .10        81              74.1     6.9       62
DAYS >= .50        44              32.4    11.6       24
DAYS >= 1.00       25              13.7    11.3        9
DAYS >= 0.25       67                                 39
DAYS >= 2.00       10                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.55
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.7   1978
 24 HR TOTAL     14.0   12/22/2004 TO 12/22/2004
TOTALS           13.6               9.1     4.5     15.9
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.36
SINCE 7/1         0.3               2.3    -2.0      5.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE      28               7.2    20.8       24
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.8     0.2        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   02/10                          5  01/30
 24 HR TOTAL      6.0   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3911              4131    -220     4377
 SINCE 7/1         MM              1631      MM

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/01/1984
 LATEST       04/28/1992
EARLIEST                        10/26
LATEST                          04/04
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    59/260    DATE  04/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    79/290    DATE  04/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          211
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             79
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         75

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               48     RAIN                      71
LIGHT RAIN              126     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       4
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      3
FOG                     209     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     21
HAZE                    107

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

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RMKS: WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD. OLD RECORD WAS 70.58 SET IN 1950.
TIED AS 10TH WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD. RECORD IS 60.0 DEGREES
SET IN 1991 AND 1998.

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