Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1240 PM CST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE WICHITA EISENHOWER NATIONAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   12/24/1955
 LOW              -16   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            67   12/11                         67  12/25
                        12/10
LOWEST              4   12/31                        -10  12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.1              43.5     4.6     44.3
AVG. MINIMUM     25.4              24.1     1.3     21.5
MEAN             36.7              33.8     2.9     32.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               5.0    -1.0        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              25.0    -2.0       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.6    -0.6        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.71   1984
 MINIMUM         0.02   1950
TOTALS           0.03              1.20   -1.17     0.66
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.04   -0.04     0.02
DAYS >= .01         2               5.7    -3.7        6
DAYS >= .10         0               2.6    -2.6        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.8    -0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.02   12/16 TO 12/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           16.3   1918
                        0
                        0
TOTALS              T               4.2    -4.2      2.0
SINCE 7/1           T               5.6    -5.6      2.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.3    -1.3        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             2  12/20
                                                          12/19
                                                          12/18
 24 HR TOTAL        T   12/31 TO 12/31               2.0
                        12/30 TO 12/30
                        12/24 TO 12/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     866               967    -101      987
 SINCE 7/1       1596              1843    -247     1440
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1785              1686      99     2054
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/340    DATE  12/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/330    DATE  12/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

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