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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND                                    
248 PM MST SUN JAN 4 2009

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...THE GOODLAND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2008...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2009

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S         
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)      
                                          NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             111   07/25/1940                                    
 LOW              -27   12/22/1989                                    
HIGHEST           105   08/02       102       3      102  08/20       
                        08/01                                         
LOWEST            -10   12/15       -12       2      -13  02/15       
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.1              64.5     0.6     64.3              
AVG. MINIMUM     36.6              37.0    -0.4     37.7              
MEAN             50.8              50.9    -0.1     51.0              
DAYS MAX >= 90     40              46.9    -6.9       54              
DAYS MAX <= 32     22              28.3    -6.3       50              
DAYS MIN <= 32    163             155.8     7.2      145              
DAYS MIN <= 0       7               8.5    -1.5        9              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        30.89   1915                                          
 MINIMUM         9.19   1956                                          
TOTALS          20.42             19.76    0.66                       
DAYS >= .01        82              79.0     3.0       79              
DAYS >= .10        35              39.4    -4.4       35              
DAYS >= .50        14              11.8     2.2        7              
DAYS >= 1.00        6               3.9     2.1        2              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.28   08/07 TO 08/08              1.69              

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           86.2   1984                                          
 24 HR TOTAL     19.3   10/24/1997 TO 10/26/1997                      
 SNOW DEPTH        20                                                 
TOTALS           25.6              41.8   -16.2     39.7              
SINCE 7/1         6.7              14.5    -7.8     17.5              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        2              
DAYS >= 1.0         6              11.7    -5.7       13              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   02/06                         18  01/02       
                                                          01/01       
 24 HR TOTAL      5.2   02/04 TO 02/05               6.1              

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5950              5974     -24     6087              
 SINCE 7/1       2313              2435    -122     2313              
COOLING TOTAL     875               859      16     1132              
 SINCE 1/1        875               894     -19     1132              

FREEZE DATES
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/320    DATE  05/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/320    DATE  05/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   75

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          264
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             75
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         27

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM             46     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               19     RAIN                      34
LIGHT RAIN               75     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                       9
LIGHT SNOW               37     SLEET                      2
FOG                     113     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     27
HAZE                     68                                           
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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