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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
928 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE LAWRENCE KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            88   04/07                         84
LOWEST             24   04/04                         22
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.5              67.1     2.4     67.5
AVG. MINIMUM     43.6              42.7     0.9     39.1
MEAN             56.5              54.9     1.6     53.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               4.5    -1.5        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           2.80              3.77   -0.97     3.57
DAILY AVG.       0.09                               0.12
DAYS >= .01        10                                  7
DAYS >= .10         6                                  5
DAYS >= .50         1                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.02   04/12 TO 04/13              1.22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     251               323     -72      354
 SINCE 7/1       5132              4979     153     5521
COOLING TOTAL       5                20     -15       10
 SINCE 1/1          5                23     -18       10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/130    DATE  04/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/320    DATE  04/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HEAVY SNOW                 0
SNOW                      0     LIGHT SNOW                 0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      5

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

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