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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
920 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE LAWRENCE KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            67   12/25                         66
LOWEST            -15R  12/18                         18
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.0              41.9    -1.9     50.4
AVG. MINIMUM     16.6              21.3    -4.7     26.8
MEAN             27.9              31.6    -3.7     38.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10               6.9     3.1        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              26.3     2.7       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.6     1.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.00              1.47   -0.47     3.21
DAILY AVG.       0.03                               0.10
DAYS >= .01         5                                  9
DAYS >= .10         3                                  3
DAYS >= .50         1                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.64   12/03 TO 12/04              1.98

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1031              1035      -4      810
 SINCE 7/1       1675              2043    -368     1633
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1599              1371     228     1407
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/230    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/230    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HEAVY SNOW                 0
SNOW                      2     LIGHT SNOW                 2
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      6

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

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