Temperatures today are expected to reach the low 60s, about 20 degrees above the average high for late December.
Most of Wichita's public golf courses are booked.
"We're expecting 80 players, which is four times the usual during the winter," said Gene Hoyt, a seasonal worker at Auburn Hills golf course.
Skies will be mostly cloudy in the morning, but sunny by noon, according to the National Weather Service. Winds will be between 17 and 23 mph.
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The warmth will be short-lived, though. Temperatures are expected to drop back to the 30s on Friday.