Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1036 AM CDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE AMARILLO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   04/25/2012
 LOW               13   04/04/1920
HIGHEST            93   04/12                         90  04/19
                        04/11
LOWEST             20   04/07                         32  04/29
                                                          04/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.7              71.1     0.6     71.9
AVG. MINIMUM     38.2              41.6    -3.4     44.1
MEAN             54.9              56.3    -1.4     58.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               0.8     2.2        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9               3.6     5.4        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.45   1997
 MINIMUM            T   1996
                        1964
                        1929
TOTALS           0.60              1.40   -0.80     1.34
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.05   -0.03     0.04
DAYS >= .01         3               5.6    -2.6        8
DAYS >= .10         2               2.9    -0.9        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.7    -0.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.42   04/20 TO 04/20

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.3   1907
TOTALS            0.0               0.7    -0.7      2.0
SINCE 7/1           T              17.6   -17.6     10.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.4    -0.4        2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     319               279      40      238
 SINCE 7/1       3611              4088    -477     3143
COOLING TOTAL      26                19       7       37
 SINCE 1/1         35                21      14       54
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              17.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/170    DATE  04/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/170    DATE  04/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     46

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     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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