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Radar: Dodge City KS
37.75 N - 99.97W
Period: 1980 - 2006      Range: 124 nm

Database Overview
All reports in the domain All severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Blue dots represent damaging wind, green dots represent large hail, and red dots represent tornadoes. [Click to enlarge]
  All Rpts Sig Rpts Avg Days
Hail
13911
870 60
Wind
6252
1019 44
Tornadoes
1322
129 18
Total
21485
2018 73
Significant severe reports Significant severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Only tornadoes F2 or stronger, wind gusts of 65 knots or stronger, and hail of 2" diameter or larger are plotted. [Click to enlarge]
Category
Rank*
Freq/mi2
Any Severe
8
1:61
Sig Severe
4
1:646
Tornadoes
10
1:987
F2+ Torn
44
1:10,110
* Compared to 141 national radar coverage areas studied.

Annual Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of annual severe weather reports in the search area. The dashed magenta line denotes a 5 year running average of all reports.

20 year report increase: 158%
10 year report increase: -15%
5 year report increase: -32%

See annual table below

Daily Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of daily severe weather reports in the search area. Lines denote a 7 day running mean.

Maximum daily value:
9.7 on 13 Jun

Primary Season:
Apr 07 - Aug 29

See monthly table below

Hourly Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of hourly severe weather reports in the search area. Values are in percent of total, and have been rounded to the nearest hour (UTC).

Maximum hourly value:
14% at 01 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.045%
2233 yrs
15
F2+ Tornado
0.038%
2642 yrs
15
This table represents the average annual probability and return interval of each event for any point within the search domain.

Read details of computational method

Annual Totals
Year
Hail
Wind
Tornado
Total
 
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
1980
56
23
39
22
19
12
94
37
1981
76
25
43
21
29
24
134
51
1982
97
40
78
32
39
20
175
57
1983
88
27
43
23
22
12
132
41
1984
97
35
59
32
32
18
161
54
1985
155
42
94
34
19
14
193
63
1986
331
63
150
49
18
11
367
71
1987
155
41
164
29
30
15
215
52
1988
44
19
65
30
12
5
68
43
1989
270
56
117
39
14
7
298
67
1990
279
57
108
35
58
19
395
68
1991
406
46
86
35
88
18
582
60
1992
529
81
134
36
71
22
671
86
1993
555
72
179
50
68
21
691
81
1994
462
73
199
45
27
17
516
86
1995
595
62
180
38
73
19
741
70
1996
967
81
480
58
66
27
1099
91
1997
605
68
264
44
47
19
699
78
1998
634
76
319
63
36
18
706
88
1999
858
85
304
59
57
19
972
94
2000
640
76
492
54
45
25
730
88
2001
1250
97
546
70
88
22
1426
104
2002
1154
69
473
57
85
26
1324
79
2003
686
70
269
51
43
14
772
80
2004
1255
83
463
50
85
19
1425
88
2005
924
85
422
56
90
15
1104
98
2006
743
73
482
67
61
18
865
90
AVG
515
60
232
44
49
18
796
73


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries
1982 19-Mar 0555 UTC
F4
0
12
1985 10-May 2240 UTC
F4
0
0
1990 13-Mar 2234 UTC
F5
1
60
1990 13-Mar 2330 UTC
F5
1
0
1991 27-Mar 0045 UTC
F4
0
5
1991 26-Apr 2257 UTC
F5
17
225
1992 16-Jun 0335 UTC
F4
0
10
1993 06-May 0127 UTC
F4
0
0
1993 07-May 2305 UTC
F4
1
6
2001 22-Apr 0215 UTC
F4
1
28
2004 13-May 0140 UTC
F4
0
1

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
1
0
0
1
Feb
3
0
0
4
Mar
20
5
3
27
Apr
59
16
6
81
May
139
32
18
189
Jun
139
68
12
219
Jul
66
59
4
129
Aug
44
36
2
83
Sep
35
12
2
49
Oct
7
2
1
9
Nov
2
1
0
3
Dec
0
0
0
0

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
2006
679
217
2902
01
1931
812
178
2921
02
1474
808
150
2432
03
1137
636
56
1829
04
774
519
52
1345
05
568
426
35
1029
06
396
317
17
730
07
279
246
3
528
08
188
171
1
360
09
149
91
3
243
10
124
65
5
194
11
103
61
2
166
12
64
34
1
99
13
57
30
1
88
14
88
21
0
109
15
75
29
1
105
16
54
32
2
88
17
74
33
7
114
18
121
16
5
142
19
177
50
29
256
20
362
93
51
506
21
717
184
113
1014
22
1235
335
181
1751
23
1758
564
212
2534

Click Here for tabular data (F2+ tornadoes).
Page Updated: Saturday 10-27-2007
If you have comments regarding this information, contact John Hart of the Storm Prediction Center.
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