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Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6)





                                                                                Station: DODGE CITY, KS


                                                                                Month: April


                                                                                Year: 2000





Latitude         Longitude


 37.46N           99.58W                           Gnd Elev. 2594 ft                     Std Time: CDT


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  Temperature in Fahrenheit       :Precip :   Snow    :Wind :Fastest 2-Min: Sunshine : Sky           :Peak Wind


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-1-  -2-  -3-  -4-  -5-  -6a-6b-   -7-    -8-    -9-  -10-   -11-  -12- -13-    -14-  -15-    -16-    -17- -18-


Day  Max  Min  Avg  Dep. HDD CDD  Water   Snow  Depth  Avg. Speed  Dir  Mins.  %PSBL  SR-SS  Weather  Speed Dir


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 1    47   36   42   -7   23   0   0.00    0.0    0    8.6    16    40    55      7%         1         17   N


 2    67   31   49   -1   16   0   T       0.0    0   14.9    33    10   632     83%         1         40   N


 3    50   31   41   -9   24   0   T       T      0   15.9    26   340   359     47%                   33   N


 4    74   26   50   -1   15   0   0.00    0.0    0    9.9    17   210   766    100%                   21   SW


 5    88   45   67   16    0   2   0.00    0.0    0   12.8    24    20   768    100%                   32   N


 6    67   42   55    4   10   0   0.00    0.0    0   12.1    24    40   697     90%                   30   NE


 7    60   31   46   -6   19   0   0.00    0.0    0   20.7    40   350   708     92%                   48   N


 8    61   23   42  -10   23   0   0.00    0.0    0   10.6    23   210   778    100%                   26   S


 9    75   40   58    5    7   0   0.00    0.0    0   18.7    28   190   778    100%                   31   S


 10   67   44   56    3    9   0   0.00    0.0    0   17.3    26    10   688     88%                   33   N


 11   58   37   48   -5   17   0   0.00    0.0    0   14.1    28    20   714     91%                   32   NE


 12   64   35   50   -4   15   0   0.00    0.0    0   12.6    22   180   711     91%         1,8       28   S


 13   78   42   60    6    5   0   0.00    0.0    0   18.2    24   170   687     87%         1,8       29   S


 14   81   50   66   12    0   1   0.00    0.0    0   20.8    31   160   617     78%         1,8       38   S


 15   60   30   45   -9   20   0   0.03    T      0   15.8    26    20     0      0%         1,8,2     31   N


 16   61   27   44  -11   21   0   0.00    0.0    0   12.8    26   320   794    100%                   30   NW


 17   70   29   50   -6   15   0   0.00    0.0    0   10.7    21   170   796    100%                   28   S


 18   93   50   72   16    0   7   0.00    0.0    0   16.6    29   180   600     75%         1,8       37   W


 19   81   42   62    6    3   0   0.00    0.0    0   18.9    41   300   798    100%                   51   NW


 20   68   38   53   -3   12   0   0.00    0.0    0   20.2    40   310   798     99%                   51   NW


 21   78   34   56   -1    9   0   0.00    0.0    0   12.1    22   180   797     99%                   28   S


 22   73   52   63    6    2   0   0.25    0.0    0   17.7    32   170   250     31%         3,1       37   S


 23   65   46   56   -1    9   0   0.00    0.0    0   12.8    22    20    32      4%         1         26   E


 24   75   41   58    0    7   0   0.30    0.0    0    9.1    30   310   686     84%         1,3       35   NW


 25   71   41   56   -2    9   0   0.00    0.0    0   11.2    23   320   786     97%                   30   NW


 26   74   41   58    0    7   0   T       0.0    0   13.5    26   200   651     80%         3         31   S


 27   74   40   57   -2    8   0   0.00    0.0    0   12.8    24   340   744     91%                   30   N


 28   71   37   54   -5   11   0   0.00    0.0    0    8.2    14   140   823    100%                   20   SE


 29   73   52   63    4    2   0   T       0.0    0   19.1    30   170   510     62%                   35   S


 30   59   49   54   -5   11   0   1.45    0.0    0   15.7    26   150     0      0%         1,3       33   SE


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Sum  2083  1162          329  10   2.03    T         434.4             18023           


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Avg  69.4  38.7                                       14.5   Fast  Dir.         75.9%                  Max  Dir.


                                                              41   300                                  51  NW


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Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6), Page 2





                                                                                Station: DODGE CITY, KS


                                                                                Month: April


                                                                                Year: 2000


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[Temperature Data]                   [Precipitation data]                       Symbols used in colmun 16





Average Monthly:  54.1               Total for Month:   2.03


Departure from Normal:  -0.6         Departure from Normal:  -0.02              1 = Fog


Highest:  93 on  18                  Greatest in 24 hrs:  1.45 on 30TH          2 = Fog reducing visibility


Lowest:   23 on  8                                                                  to 1/4 mile or less


                                     SNOWFALL, ICE PELLETS, HAIL                3 = Thunder


                                     Total for month:  T inches                 4 = Ice Pellets


                                     Greatest snowfall in 24 hrs: T on 3,15     5 = Hail


                                     Greatest snow depth:  on                   6 = Glaze or Rime


                                                                                7 = Blowing dust or sand reducing


                                                                                    visibility to 1/2 mile or less


[No. days with]                      [ WEATHER  -No. days with]                 8 = Smoke or haze


                                                                                9 = Blowing snow


Max 32 or below:   0                 0.01 inch or more precip:  4               X = Tornado


Max 90 or above:   1                 0.10 inch or more precip:  3


Min 32 or below:   8                 0.50 inch or more precip:  1


Min 0  or below:   0                 1.00 inch or more precip:  1





[Heating Degree Days (Base 65) ]


                                     Clear (scale 0-3):         


Total this month:        329         Partly cloudy (scale 4-7): 


Departure from Normal:    +6         Cloudy (scale 8-10):       


Seasonal Total:         4249


Departure from Normal:  -626





[Cooling Degree Days (Base 65) ]





Total this Month:         10


Departure from Normal:    -4         [   Pressure Data   ]


Seasonal Total:           10         Highest Sea-Level 30.55 on 8


Departure from Normal:    -4         Lowest  Sea-Level 29.43 on 23








[  Remarks  ]





Rainfall and snowfall amounts in columns 7, 8, and 9 are the offical precipitation for DODGE CITY, KS.


Snow depth in column 9 is recorded at 6 AM CST (12Z).


Peak wind speed was last of several occurrences.





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