August 2014 Weather Summary for Dodge City

The average temperature at the Dodge City Regional Airport was 79.1 degrees which was 1 degree above normal.  The average high was 92.5 degrees and the average low was 65.6 degrees.  No records were set during the month.  The warmest temperature was 101 which occurred on the 18th and the 22nd.  The coolest temperature was 60 degrees on the 2nd.  The total number of 100 degree days during the month was three.  The total for the year was only five through the end of August.

The total precipitation for the month was 2.61 inches which was 0.14 inches below normal.  The highest 24 hour amount was 0.89 inches on the 8th and 9th.  The total precipitation for June, July and August was 14.71 inches which was the 11th wettest on record.  The wettest June, July and August was 18.89 inches way back in 1884.  The total precipitation from January 1st through the end of August this year was 18.23 inches which was 1.64 inches above normal.

The average wind speed for the month was only 10.6 mph.  The highest peak wind was 60 mph from the northwest on the 9th during the late evening from thunderstorms that moved through the area.

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