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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND                                    
135 AM MST SAT JAN 1 2011

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...THE GOODLAND KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2010...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2010

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           102   07/17       102       0      100  08/07       
                        07/13                                         
LOWEST             -6   01/08       -12       6      -12  12/09       
                        01/07                                         
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.2              64.5     1.7     63.8              
AVG. MINIMUM     37.5              37.0     0.5     36.6              
MEAN             51.9              50.9     1.0     50.2              
DAYS MAX >= 90     59              46.9    12.1       34              
DAYS MAX <= 32     16              28.3   -12.3       26              
DAYS MIN <= 32    161             155.8     5.2      164              
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               8.5    -4.5        6              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        30.89   1915                                          
 MINIMUM         9.19   1956                                          
TOTALS          19.46             19.76   -0.30                       
DAYS >= .01        76              79.0    -3.0      107              
DAYS >= .10        31              39.4    -8.4       51              
DAYS >= .50        14              11.8     2.2       14              
DAYS >= 1.00        8               3.9     4.1        5              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.74   08/04                       1.87              

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           86.2   1984                                          
 24 HR TOTAL     19.3   10/24/1997 TO 10/26/1997                      
 SNOW DEPTH        20                                                 
TOTALS           15.9              41.8   -25.9     36.5              
SINCE 7/1         2.9              14.5   -11.6     22.5              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0              
DAYS >= 1.0         8              11.7    -3.7       12              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   02/22                          6  12/09       
 24 HR TOTAL      2.4   02/20                        5.1              

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5737              5974    -237     6012              
 SINCE 7/1       2173              2435    -262     2726              
COOLING TOTAL    1094               859     235      728              
 SINCE 1/1       1094               894     200      728              

FREEZE DATES
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    58/190    DATE  05/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    78/340    DATE  09/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM             43     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               20     RAIN                      32
LIGHT RAIN               82     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       4
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               36     SLEET                      0
FOG                     130     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     41
HAZE                     40                                           
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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