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CXUS53 KPAH 020411  
CLMCGI  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY  
148 AM CDT FRI JUN 1 2018  
   
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..THE CAPE GIRARDEAU MO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2018
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1960 TO 2018  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 97 05/24/1996  
LOW 30 05/17/1968  
HIGHEST 92 05/27 87  
LOWEST 47 05/01 42  
AVG. MAXIMUM 85.1 77.8 7.3 77.8  
AVG. MINIMUM 63.4 55.6 7.8 56.0  
MEAN 74.2 66.7 7.5 66.9  
DAYS MAX >= 90 3 1.1 1.9 0  
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 16.89 1973  
MINIMUM 0.78 1994  
TOTALS 4.80 5.46 -0.66 5.11  
DAILY AVG. 0.15 0.18 -0.03 0.16  
DAYS >= .01 11 12.3 -1.3 12  
DAYS >= .10 8 8.4 -0.4 7  
DAYS >= .50 4 3.5 0.5 3  
DAYS >= 1.00 2 1.5 0.5 1  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 1.27 05/03 TO 05/03  
 
DEGREE_DAYS  
COOLING TOTAL 296 121 175 133  
SINCE 1/1 302 152 150 175    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.6  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 36/270 DATE 05/31  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 51/260 DATE 05/31  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.20  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 21  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 10  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 0  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 71  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 15 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 6 RAIN 9  
LIGHT RAIN 15 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0  
LIGHT SNOW 0 SLEET 0  
FOG 16 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 4  
HAZE 1  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
RMKS: THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 74.2 DEGREES MAKES THIS THE 2ND WARMEST  
MAY ON RECORD. THE WARMEST MAY ON RECORD WAS SET BACK IN 1962 WITH AN  
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 74.9 DEGREES.  
 

 
 
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