November 2009 ended up with well above normal temperatures for the Dodge City Regional Airport. The average temperature was 46.7 degrees and this was 4.3 degrees above normal. The average high temperature was 58.9 degrees and the average low was 34.5. The highest temperature was 83 degrees and occurred on the 6th. The lowest temperature was 22 degrees and occurred on the 18th. Two records were tied during the month. The first was on the 11th when the highest minimum temperature was tied with a reading of 50 degrees. The next day the highest minimum temperature was also tied with a 52.
The total precipitation for the month was 0.66 inches and this was 0.35 inches below normal. The highest 24 hour amount was 0.57 inches on the 14th and 15th. Most of that fell on the 15th. The total precipitation from January 1st through November 30th was 25.14 inches and that was 3.56 inches above normal. At this time last year there was 18.14 inches. The first measureable snow of the season occurred on the 15th when there was 0.5 inches reported, which was the total for the month.
The average wind speed for the month was 11.1 mph. The highest wind gust was 43 mph from the northwest and that occurred on the 23rd.