Second Warmest Winter for Topeka

Winter 2011-2012 Second Warmest on Record for Topeka

 

Cold temperatures were on the rare side during the recent winter months of December, January, and February.  Warm and dry south to southwest winds were much more common than normal.  Weather records for Topeka date back to 1887, and this winter places as the second warmest.

 

Average Daily Temperature

Rank

°F

Year

1

38.6

1991-1992

2

37.6

2011-2012

3

37.5

1931-1932

4

37.3

1930-1931

5

36.9

1920-1921

 

 

 

The winds especially helped push the mercury to high levels in the daytime hours.  The average high temperature for this period was the warmest on record.

 

Average HighTemperature

Rank

°F

Year

1

49.2

2011-2012

2

48.5

1991-1992

3

48.2

2001-2002

4

47.6

1999-2000

5

46.8

1953-1954



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