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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTION TO AVG AND MEAN TEMPS/DEPARTURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
659 PM CST TUE JAN 5 2010

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...THE PADUCAH KY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2009...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1937 TO 2010

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            98   06/27                         96  09/13
                                                          07/30
                                                          07/21
LOWEST              2   01/16                          7  12/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.4              67.5    -0.1     67.9
AVG. MINIMUM     47.9              46.0     1.9     46.4
MEAN             57.6              56.8     0.8     57.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     25               4.0    21.0       43
DAYS MAX <= 32     10               1.0     9.0       12
DAYS MAX >= 95      8
DAYS MAX >= 100     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     55               7.0    48.0       95
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        67.11   2006
 MINIMUM        36.36   1987
TOTALS          55.60             49.24    6.36    53.70
DAILY AVG.       0.15             12.33  -12.18     0.15
DAYS >= .01       110               9.0   101.0      108
DAYS >= .10        82                MM      MM       69
DAYS >= .50        33                MM      MM       33
DAYS >= 1.00       15               1.0    14.0       17
DAYS >= 0.25       59                                 50
DAYS >= 2.00        4                                  5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.05
 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            2.4              10.2    -7.8      6.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.29
SINCE 7/1         0.0               1.7    -1.7      0.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE      10               6.9     3.1       28
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.0     1.0        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   01/30                          1  03/07
                        01/29
                        01/28
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4019              4265    -246     4276
 SINCE 7/1       1639              1665    -026

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              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    51/250    DATE  02/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/360    DATE  06/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   63

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          187
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             93
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         54

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             55     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN               61     RAIN                      68
LIGHT RAIN              126     FREEZING RAIN              4
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      4
FOG                     187     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     20
HAZE                    107

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

&&

FOR PADUCAH KENTUCKY

...JUNE TIED AS THE 6TH WARMEST ON RECORD WITH A MEAN
MEAN TEMPERATURE OF 783. DEGREES.
...JULY WAS THE 2ND COLDEST ON RECORD WITH A MEAN
TEMPERATURE OF 74.9 DEGREES, AND WAS THE 5TH WETTEST
ON RECORD WITH 8.67 INCHES.
...SEPTEMBER WAS THE 8TH DRIEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD
WITH 1.03 INCHES OF RAINFALL.
...OCTOBER WAS THE ALL TIME WETTEST OCTOBER ON RECORD
WITH 10.55 INCHES OF RAINFALL, AND IT WAS THE 6TH COOLEST
WITH A MEAN TEMPERATURE OF 55 DEGREES.
...NOVEMBER WAS THE ALL TIME DRIEST ON RECORD WITH
ONLY 0.56 INCHES OF RAINFALL RECORDED.

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