Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
933 AM CDT THU SEP 01 2022

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...THE TOPEKA KS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH            113   08/14/1936
                       08/13/1936
 LOW              40   08/24/1891
HIGHEST          101   08/02         90      11       97
LOWEST            59   08/11         62      -3       57
                       08/31
AVG. MAXIMUM    91.5               88.9     2.6     89.5
AVG. MINIMUM    67.3               66.8     0.5     68.8
MEAN            79.4               77.9     1.5     79.2
DAYS MAX >= 90    20               14.8     5.2       14
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       12.69   1903
 MINIMUM        0.26   1971
TOTALS          3.44               4.55   -1.11     4.03
DAILY AVG.      0.11               0.15   -0.04     0.13
DAYS >= .01        7                8.8    -1.8        8
DAYS >= .10        6                5.9     0.1        6
DAYS >= .50        4                2.7     1.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00       0                1.6    -1.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   1.56   08/27 TO 08/28               2.34

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             T   2019
TOTALS           0.0                0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        0.0                0.0     0.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                   0
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        0                                   0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL     0.0                                  MM

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      0                  1      -1        0
 SINCE 7/1         0                  0       0       MM
COOLING TOTAL    453                399      54      446
 SINCE 1/1      1576               1320     256       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/240    DATE  08/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/250    DATE  08/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.15
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      0

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

REMARKS...

CONDITIONS AVERAGED TO BE SLIGHTLY WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL. THE
MOST INTENSE HEAT OCCURRED IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH...WITH
HEAT INDEX VALUES REACHING AROUND 108 FROM AUGUST 1 TO AUGUST
7...AND AROUND 103 FROM AUGUST 13 TO AUGUST 15.

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