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Kansas Climate Collection

Kansas Weather, collection of weather files with daily observations of temperature and precipitation.  Some stations also include additional components. 

Climate of Kansas, 1948, complete text and illustrations. Contains searchable records covering 1887-1946, with some pre-1887 information. Data made available by the Kansas Board of Agriculture.

Climate of Northwestern Kansas, 1990, complete text and illustrations. Contains records covering 1900-1989, with some pre-1900 information.

Sample page of weather station record, 1926.

Kansas weather records, historical to recent
          data files

Historical Photos of Tornados and Weather Damage

Current weather photo gallery,
and  wind erosion

Drought page

Weather safety

Dustbowl video, The Plow that Broke the Plains:
Smaller file (poorer quality)

Larger file (better quality)


National Climactic Data Center

Kansas Department of Agriculture: Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service

High Plains Regional Climate Center

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