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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND                                    
1011 AM MST WED JAN 2 2013

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...THE GOODLAND KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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             111   07/25/1940                                    
 LOW              -27   12/22/1989                                    
HIGHEST           110   06/27       103       7      102  08/23       
                        06/26                             07/19       
                                                          06/30       
LOWEST            -10   12/26       -11       1      -13  02/02       
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.8              65.1     5.7     65.9              
AVG. MINIMUM     38.5              37.6     0.9     36.8              
MEAN             54.7              51.4     3.3     51.4              
DAYS MAX >= 90     78              45.8    32.2       62              
DAYS MAX <= 32     12              24.5   -12.5       23              
DAYS MIN <= 32    140             152.3   -12.3      155              
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               5.7    -0.7       12              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        30.89   1915                                          
 MINIMUM         9.19   1956                                          
TOTALS           9.59             19.66  -10.07                       
DAYS >= .01        58              80.6   -22.6       75              
DAYS >= .10        25              39.9   -14.9       37              
DAYS >= .50         5              11.9    -6.9       13              
DAYS >= 1.00        2               4.1    -2.1        4              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.22   07/08 TO 07/08              1.65              

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           86.2   1984                                          
 24 HR TOTAL     19.3   10/24/1997 TO 10/26/1997                      
 SNOW DEPTH        20                                                 
TOTALS           15.7              35.5   -19.8     33.7              
SINCE 7/1        10.0              12.7    -2.7     11.4              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0              
DAYS >= 1.0         5              10.1    -5.1       10              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/26                          7  12/04       
                        12/20                                         
 24 HR TOTAL      4.2   12/19 TO 12/19               6.5  
                        12/24 TO 12/25            

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5015              5901    -886     5937              
 SINCE 7/1       2268              2407    -139     2295              
COOLING TOTAL    1338               941     397     1116              

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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/170    DATE  05/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/320    DATE  10/18

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     52

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM             44     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               11     RAIN                      17
LIGHT RAIN               56     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               28     SLEET                      0
FOG                      78     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     19
HAZE                     32                                           
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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THIRD DRIEST YEAR ON RECORD
 (1)  9.19  1956
 (2)  9.22  1976
 (3)  9.59  2012
 (4)  9.89  2002
 (5) 10.52  1934

FOURTH WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD
 (1) 56.7  1934
 (2) 55.4  1938
 (3) 55.2  1939
 (4) 54.8  2012
 (5) 54.6  1933

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