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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED NUMBER OF THUNDERSTORM DAYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1039 PM CST SAT JAN 4 2014

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...THE CONCORDIA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1885 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             116   08/12/1936
 LOW              -33   01/08/1886
HIGHEST           102   09/08        MM      MM      107  06/27
                        09/07
                        07/09
LOWEST             -4   12/07        MM      MM        3  12/26
                                                          12/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.1              65.0    -0.9     70.0
AVG. MINIMUM     41.3              42.7    -1.4     44.4
MEAN             52.7              53.9    -1.2     57.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     43              45.6    -2.6       72
DAYS MAX <= 32     34              28.5     5.5       18
DAYS MIN <= 32    144             118.8    25.2      107
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               4.9    -2.9        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        44.79   1993
 MINIMUM        12.83   1956
TOTALS          27.19             27.89   -0.70    24.01
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.08    0.00     0.07
DAYS >= .01        80              90.4   -10.4       74
DAYS >= .10        43              50.7    -7.7       42
DAYS >= .50        18              18.4    -0.4       10
DAYS >= 1.00        6               6.9    -0.9        6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    5.37   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           57.4   1960
 24 HR TOTAL     13.2   02/10/1965 TO 02/11/1965
 SNOW DEPTH        25   03/16/1960
TOTALS           26.6              20.2     6.4     14.3
SINCE 7/1         6.3               6.5    -0.2      8.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      33              13.3    19.7       13
DAYS >= 1.0         9               6.3     2.7        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   01/01                          1  12/31
                                                          12/20
                                                          12/21
 24 HR TOTAL      6.0   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5714              5408     306     4375
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2177      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL    1359              1350       9     1643
 SINCE 1/1       1359              1349      10     1643
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/188
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    55/200    DATE  06/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    69/200    DATE  06/25

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             52     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               26     RAIN                      27
LIGHT RAIN               73     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HEAVY SNOW                 3
SNOW                      9     LIGHT SNOW                33
FOG                     143     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     27
HAZE                     86

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

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