Wichita's Warmest Fall Since 1998 (12/6/2010)

By: NWS Wichita

...Wichita Experiences Warmest Fall Since 1998...14th Warmest Since 1888...

Strong La Nina conditions developing over the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean likely contributed to the above normal temperatures this past fall across the Wichita area.  "Fall" is considered meteorological fall, September through November.  The average fall temperature of 61.0 degrees recorded at Mid-Continent Airport was about 3.1 degrees above normal, ranking it the 14th warmest fall since 1888, and the warmest fall since 1998. 

The below graph depicts the 15th warmest falls on record for the Wichita area since 1888.



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