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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
932 AM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE DODGE CITY KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   12/24/1955
 LOW              -21   12/22/1989
HIGHEST            63   12/05        44      19       66  12/18
                                                          12/02
LOWEST             -3   12/31        21     -24       -5  12/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.5              44.3    -0.8     42.2
AVG. MINIMUM     25.9              21.2     4.7     17.5
MEAN             34.7              32.8     1.9     29.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               5.1    -1.1       11
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              28.8    -3.8       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               1.0     1.0        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.36   1877
 MINIMUM         0.00   1889
TOTALS           1.00              0.84    0.16     0.48
DAYS >= .01         9               4.6     4.4        2
DAYS >= .10         3               2.0     1.0        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.47   12/04 TO 12/05           12/21 TO 12/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.5   1918
 24 HR TOTAL     11.4   12/23/1918
 SNOW DEPTH        12   12/25/1997
                        12/24/1997
TOTALS            3.8               4.1    -0.3      5.5
SINCE 7/1         6.0               6.3    -0.3     10.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.2     0.8        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/31                          4  12/22
                        12/30
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   12/29 TO 12/30           12/21 TO 12/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     932              1000     -68     1080
 SINCE 7/1       1930              2014     -84     2108
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1475              1463      12     1641
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/200
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  12/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/310    DATE  12/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                     14

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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