Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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CLAGLD

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND
518 AM MST SUN JAN 3 2016

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...THE GOODLAND KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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             111   07/25/1940
 LOW              -27   12/22/1989
HIGHEST           101   07/24       103      -2      101  07/20
LOWEST             -4   01/04       -11       7      -14  02/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.5              65.1     2.4     65.3
AVG. MINIMUM     39.8              37.6     2.2     36.3
MEAN             53.6              51.4     2.2     50.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     63              45.8    17.2       38
DAYS MAX <= 32     27              24.5     2.5       32
DAYS MIN <= 32    137             152.3   -15.3      159
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               5.7    -3.7       14

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        30.89   1915
 MINIMUM         9.19   1956
TOTALS          20.53             19.66    0.87
DAYS >= .01        91              80.6    10.4       89
DAYS >= .10        43              39.9     3.1       42
DAYS >= .50        16              11.9     4.1       13
DAYS >= 1.00        3               4.1    -1.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.10   04/17                       1.28  06/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           86.2   1984
 24 HR TOTAL     19.3   10/24/1997 TO 10/26/1997
 SNOW DEPTH        20
TOTALS           24.7              35.5   -10.8     32.2
SINCE 7/1         9.9              12.7    -2.8      9.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         8              10.1    -2.1       12
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   02/23                          6  12/30
                        02/22                             02/05
 24 HR TOTAL      5.3   02/21                        4.5  02/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5160              5901    -741     5944
 SINCE 7/1       2042              2407    -365     2314
COOLING TOTAL    1145               941     204      920
 SINCE 1/1       1145               941     204      920

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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/230    DATE  05/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/230    DATE  05/15

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             56     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               22     RAIN                      31
LIGHT RAIN               88     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       6
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               39     SLEET                      0
FOG                     137     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     37
HAZE                     38

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

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