METEOROLOGICAL CLIMATE SUMMARY TABLES

FOR GOODLAND, KS

 

The following statistics are from the National Climatic Data Center for a period from 1949-1995.
Values may be slightly different from the 30 year normals.

Wind
  • Frequency of Surface Wind Direction vs Speed

Use the drop down menu to choose the time period of interest: annual or monthly. Use the table below to view data for a given hour during a month. The data shows the frequency of occurrence for a surface wind direction using a 16 point compass versus wind speeds ranging from 1 to greater than 56 knots in a tabular format.

Month Valid Hour (Local Standard Time)
January  00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21
February  00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21
March  00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21
April  00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21
May  00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21
June  00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21
July  00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21
August  00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21
September  00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21
October  00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21

November

 00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21
December  00  03  06  09  12  15  18  21
  • Wind Rose
Use the drop down menu to choose the wind rose of interest, annual or monthly. The data is from 1973-2007 and uses hourly observations. An example of a wind rose can be seen below.
 

Aviation

  • Percent Frequency of Ceiling vs Visibility

Use the drop down menu to choose the time period of interest: annual or monthly. Use the table below to view data for a given hour during a month. The data shows the frequency of occurrence for a ceiling versus a visibility.

 

 

 

  • Percent Hours with Flying Weather
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    Use the drop down menu to choose the conditions of interest. The data show percent of flying hours, listed every 3 hours, for each month for the chosen conditions.

     

    Temperatures and Humidity
    •  Daily Extreme Temperatures by Day of the Year

    Use the drop down menu to choose the month of interest. The data shows mean temperature, average and extreme maximum, and average and extreme minimum temperatures for each day of the month.  The date the extreme occurred is also included. The data is from 1949-1995 in tabular format.

    • Percent Frequency Temperature vs Wind Direction

    Use the drop down menu to choose the time period of interest: annual or monthly. The data shows the frequency of occurrence for a range of temperatures for a given wind direction based on hourly observations from 1949-1995 in a tabular format.

    • Cumulative Percent of Daily Temperatures

    Use the drop down menu to choose the tempereature of interest; maximum, minimum, or mean.

    • Percent Frequency of Wet Bulb Temperature Depression

    Use the drop down menu to choose the month of interest.

    • Cumulative Percent Frequency of Hourly Relative Humidity Amounts

    •  Moisture Statistics and Thresholds

     

    Precipitation and Weather Conditions

    • Percent Frequency of Daily Precipitation/Snow/Snow Depth Amounts

    Use the drop down menu to choose the type of precipitation of interest.

     

  •  Historical Occurence of Daily/Weekly/Semi-Monthly Precipitation
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    Use the drop down menu to choose the month of interest. The data shows the number of years precipitation has occured for each day and week of the given month. The maximum, minimum, and mean amounts of precipitation that occured on each day is also listed. The data spans the years from 1949-1995.

     

  • Percent Frequency of Hourly Wind Direction vs Weather Conditions
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    Use the drop down menu to choose the month of interest. The data shows the frequency that rain, rain showers, drizzle, freezing rain, sleet/sleet showers/ice, snow/snow grains/snow pellets, hail, thunder/tornado/squalls, fog, ice fog/ground fog, smoke/haze, blowing snow, blowing sand/dust, or no weather occured for a given wind direction, using a 16 point compass. The data incorporates the years 1949-1995.

    •  Percent Frequency of Hourly Total Sky Cover Amounts

    Use the drop down menu to choose the month of interest. The data shows the frequency of sky cover, clear, scattered, broken, or overcast, every 3 hours for a given month or averaged over the whole year. The data incorporates the years 1949-1995.

     


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