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CLACNK

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
652 AM CST WED JAN 2 2013

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...THE CONCORDIA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1885 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             116   08/12/1936
 LOW              -33   01/08/1886
HIGHEST           107   06/27        MM      MM      104  09/01
                                                          08/01
LOWEST              3   12/26        MM      MM       -6  01/12
                        12/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.0              65.0     5.0     65.5
AVG. MINIMUM     44.4              42.7     1.7     42.4
MEAN             57.2              53.9     3.3     53.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     72              45.6    26.4       53
DAYS MAX <= 32     18              28.5   -10.5       28
DAYS MIN <= 32    107             118.8   -11.8      122
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               4.9    -4.9        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        44.79   1993
 MINIMUM        12.83   1956
TOTALS          24.01             27.89   -3.88    31.07
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.08   -0.01     0.08
DAYS >= .01        74              90.4   -16.4       88
DAYS >= .10        42              50.7    -8.7       51
DAYS >= .50        10              18.4    -8.4       16
DAYS >= 1.00        6               6.9    -0.9        9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.00   06/14 TO 06/15     3.61  05/19 TO 05/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           57.4   1960
 24 HR TOTAL     13.2   02/10/1965 TO 02/11/1965
 SNOW DEPTH        25   03/16/1960
TOTALS           14.3              20.2    -5.9     24.0
SINCE 7/1         8.5               6.5     2.0      0.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE      13              13.3    -0.3       29
DAYS >= 1.0         6               6.3    -0.3        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/31                          4  02/09
                        12/20
                        12/21
 24 HR TOTAL      7.5   12/31               6.5  02/08 TO 02/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4375              5408   -1033     5404
 SINCE 7/1       2027              2177    -150     1969
COOLING TOTAL    1643              1350     293     1521
 SINCE 1/1       1643              1349     294     1521
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/187
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/200    DATE  02/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/220    DATE  02/08

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             47     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               23     RAIN                      31
LIGHT RAIN               76     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HEAVY SNOW                 2
SNOW                      3     LIGHT SNOW                12
FOG                     103     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     21
HAZE                     37

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

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