Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
337 AM PDT WED MAY 1 2019

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...THE SPOKANE WA AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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              90   04/24/1977
                        04/29/1926
 LOW               16   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            67   04/23        MM      MM       83  04/27
LOWEST             32   04/29        MM      MM       27  04/02
                        04/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.3              57.2     0.1     56.1
AVG. MINIMUM     38.7              36.8     1.9     37.4
MEAN             48.0              47.0     1.0     46.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               6.0    -4.0        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.97   1893
 MINIMUM         0.08   1956
TOTALS           1.47              1.28    0.19     2.03
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.04    0.01     0.07
DAYS >= .01        11              10.1     0.9       11
DAYS >= .10         5               4.2     0.8        5
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.49   04/09 TO 04/09              0.45

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.6   1964
TOTALS            0.0               1.0    -1.0        T
SINCE 7/1        53.6              44.8     8.8     49.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     500               540     -40      543
 SINCE 7/1       6290              6136     154     5973
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        1
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/250    DATE  04/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/260    DATE  04/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

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APRIL 2019 BROUGHT NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND SLIGHTLY ABOVE
NORMAL PRECIPITATION TO NORTHEAST WASHINGTON INTO THE NORTH IDAHO
PANHANDLE.  ON THE 3RD AND 5TH TYPICAL APRIL WEATHER BROUGHT
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION.  AN USUALLY WET ATMOSPHERIC
RIVER FOR EARLY APRIL BROUGHT SEVERAL ROUNDS OF RAIN FROM THE 6TH
THROUGH THE 9TH BUT THE HEAVIEST RAIN FELL TO THE SOUTH OVER
SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON...OREGON...AND CENTRAL IDAHO.  A STRETCH OF
MILDER AND MAINLY DRY WEATHER OCCURRED FROM THE 17TH THROUGH THE
26TH WITH HIGHS IN THE 60S.  A COOL...SHOWERY...AND BREEZY WEATHER
PATTERN FINISHED OUT THE MONTH WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR
CHENEY ON THE 26TH.

NO RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH AT THE SPOKANE AIRPORT.


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