February 2012 Weather Summary for Dodge City

Temperatures at the Dodge City Regional Airport were above normal for the month of February.  The average temperature was 36.5 degrees which was 0.6 degrees above normal.  The average high was 47.3 degrees and the average low was 25.6 degrees.  The highest temperature was 73 degrees on the 28th and the lowest was 9 on the 11th.  No records were set during the month.

The total precipitation was 0.96 inches which was 0.28 inches above normal.  The greatest 24 hour amount was 0.82 inches on the 2nd and 3rd.  The yearly precipitation total through February 29th was 1.03 inches which was 0.23 inches below normal.  The total snowfall for the month was 1.2 inches with all of that falling on the 7th.  This was 2.7 inches below normal.  There were trace amounts recorded on four other days.  The total snowfall for the 2011-12 season as of February 29th was 7.7 inches.  This total was 7.4 inches below normal.

The average wind speed was 13.6 mph.  The highest wind gust was 55 mph from the south on the 28th.  Other days with 50 mph or more wind gusts included the 12th, 20th and 25th.


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