Climatology Products

The following products are available in the Climate section:

Daily Climate Report: Climatological Data for the Wichita Mid Continent Airport. This product is broken down into three segments:

  • Midnight Report - A complete report of the previous days climatological data. This product is issued around 1:30 AM.
  • Interim Report - A short listing of climatological data since midnight. This product is issued around 7 AM.
  • Evening Report - A preliminary listing of the days climatological data. This product is issued around 5 PM.
These products contain daily observed values, records, normals, departure from normal, to include the values reported last year.

Daily Normals, Records, Etc.: Contains daily normals and records for the Wichita Mid Continent Airport. The information is divided by each month.

Yearly Normals or Means: Contains yearly weather normals and means for the Wichita Mid Continent Airport.

Average Monthly Temperatures, Degree Days, Precipitation: Contains the average weather temperatures, degree days, and precipitation, broken down by each month for the Wichita Mid Continent Airport.

Climate Records - back to 1889: A listing of climate records that includes: temperature, wind, precipitation, snow, and pressure for the Wichita Mid Continent Airport.

Growing Season/Freeze Data: The product lists the number of days in the average growing season, the number of days in the shortest and longest growing season, the earliest and latest fall and spring freezes, and the average day of the first and last killing frost.

Cooperative Observer Reports: This product contains temperature and precipitation data observed by cooperative observers across Central, South Central, and Southeastern Kansas over the past 24 hours. This product is issued every day around 9 AM.

Weekly Precipitation Reports: This is a weekly precipitation total observed by Cooperative Observers. This product is issued every Monday around 10 AM.

State Temp./Precip. Summary: This product contains temperature and precipitation data observed by cooperative observers across the state of Kansas. It is issued by the National Weather Service Office in Topeka, Kansas.

Monthly Station Data: A preliminary report of monthly climatological data. Reports are available for the following sites: Chanute, Coffeyville, Hutchinson, Parsons, Russell, Salina, Wichita Mid Continent Airport, Wichita Jabara Airport, and Winfield. These reports are typically updated daily.

Kansas Cooperative Observer Station Historical Data: A graphical map displaying cooperative observer sites across Kansas. Links from the map display a period of record monthly climate summary.

Kansas Records: A listing of weather records for the state of Kansas.

Snowstorm Climatology: An in-depth look at snowstorms across Central, South Central, and Southeastern Kansas.

Tornado Statistics: Displays a graphical map of the National Weather Service's Wichita Weather Forecast Office County Warning Area. Tornado Statistics are separated by each county dating back to 1950.

Large Hail / Significant Tornado Climatology: A display of the monthly distribution of large hail and significant tornadoes for Central, South Central, and Southeastern Kansas.

Sunrise/Sunset Information: Provided by the United States Naval Observatory Astronomical Applications Department.


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.