Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1220 PM CST THU JAN 3 2019

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...THE WICHITA EISENHOWER NATIONAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             114   08/12/1936
 LOW              -22   02/12/1899
HIGHEST           101   08/31                        107  07/22
                        07/19
LOWEST             -2   01/01                          4  12/31
                                                          01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.6              68.0     1.6     70.9
AVG. MINIMUM     46.3              46.0     0.3     47.8
MEAN             58.0              57.0     1.0     59.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     87              57.7    29.3       55
DAYS MAX <= 32     13              16.9    -3.9        8
DAYS MIN <= 32    117              99.4    17.6       85
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               1.8    -0.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        53.82   2008
 MINIMUM        12.15   1966
TOTALS          30.81             32.64   -1.83    33.84
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.09   -0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01        85              87.9    -2.9       87
DAYS >= .10        49              52.4    -3.4       54
DAYS >= .50        22              21.2     0.8       23
DAYS >= 1.00        7               9.6    -2.6       11
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.02   10/08                       2.05  04/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           44.5   1987
 24 HR TOTAL     13.5   03/15/1970 TO 03/16/1970
TOTALS            5.7              14.9    -9.2        T
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.57              1.50   -0.93        T
SINCE 7/1         3.7               5.6    -1.9        T
 LIQUID 7/1      0.37              0.60   -0.23        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      26              10.0    16.0        7
DAYS >= 1.0         2               4.4    -2.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   11/13                          0
                        11/12
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   11/12 TO 11/12                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4550              4592     -42     3740
 SINCE 7/1       1869              1843      26     1596
COOLING TOTAL    2125              1686     439     1785
 SINCE 1/1       2125              1686     439     1785

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/22/1995
 LATEST       05/13/1966
EARLIEST                          10/27
LATEST                            04/09
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/161
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/340    DATE  11/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/340    DATE  11/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          117
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            173
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         75

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

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

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