Preliminary Local Climatological Data
                                ABILENE TX
                                APRIL 1999

  Temperature in F :        :Pcpn   :Snow:  Wind     :Sunshine: Sky     :Pk Wnd
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1   2   3   4   5  6a  6b    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
Dy Max Min Avg Dep HDD CDD  Wtr  Snw Dpth Avg Spd Dir Min Psbl S-S  Wx   Spd Dr
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 1  83  59  71  10   0   6 0.00   0.0   0 16.3 25 200   0    0   0       33 210
 2  80  64  72  10   0   7 0.00   0.0   0 14.9 28 170   0    0   0 1     34 170
 3  71  48  60  -2   5   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.3 24 310   0    0   0       29 310
 4  79  43  61  -1   4   0 0.00   0.0   0 16.7 30 160   0    0   0       39 150
 5  75  49  62   0   3   0    T   0.0   0 16.9 31 290   0    0   0       39 270
 6  81  42  62  -1   3   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.1 24 160   0    0   0       30 120
 7  85  62  74  11   0   9 0.00   0.0   0 17.0 25 210   0    0   0       32 210
 8  91  66  79  15   0  14 0.00   0.0   0 16.3 32 210   0    0   0       38 210
 9  86  58  72   8   0   7 0.00   0.0   0  8.9 20 150   0    0   0       22 180
10  80  53  67   3   0   2 0.00   0.0   0 10.8 23 340   0    0   0       29 350
11  71  42  57  -7   8   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.0 16  40   0    0   0       21  50
12  79  52  66   1   0   1 0.00   0.0   0 10.4 21 130   0    0   0       25 130
13  78  58  68   3   0   3 0.65   0.0   0 15.6 26 180   0    0   0 1     34 320
14  73  48  61  -4   4   0    T   0.0   0 23.0 40 340   0    0   0       49 310
15  59  41  50 -15  15   0 0.00   0.0   0 16.2 28 350   0    0   0       36 340
16  59  37  48 -18  17   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.6 23 310   0    0   0       26 310
17  60  38  49 -17  16   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.8 20  30   0    0   0       23  30
18  78  40  59  -7   6   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.6 23 220   0    0   0       26 220
19  89  59  74   7   0   9 0.00   0.0   0 16.0 28 220   0    0   0       37 230
20  91  62  77  10   0  12 0.00   0.0   0 17.3 30 210   0    0   0       34 230
21  89  64  77  10   0  12 0.00   0.0   0 21.9 31 200   0    0   0       39 200
22  95  68  82  15   0  17 0.00   0.0   0 17.2 26 210   0    0   0       32 220
23  81  50  66  -1   0   1 0.00   0.0   0 14.7 26 360   0    0   0 1     31 360
24  54  48  51 -16  14   0 0.05   0.0   0  8.7 15 360   0    0   0 1,3   18 360
25  71  52  62  -6   3   0 0.27   0.0   0  6.4 23 330   0    0   0 1     26 340
26  79  55  67  -1   0   2 0.39   0.0   0  9.8 25 290   0    0   0 1     31 280
27  85  50  68   0   0   3 0.00   0.0   0  7.5 17 130   0    0   0       21 120
28  86  59  73   4   0   8 0.00   0.0   0 11.0 21 150   0    0   0       24 150
29  77  58  68  -1   0   3 0.00   0.0   0 16.0 26  80   0    0   0       34  90
30  76  61  69   0   0   4 0.13   0.0   0 17.6 41 120   0    0   0 3,1   49 120
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AVG HIGH: 78.0 DEG      PRECIPITATION: 1.49 INCHES      AVG WIND: 13.6 MPH
AVG LOW:  52.9 DEG

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NOTES: WIND IN COLUMN 11 IS THE FASTEST 2-MINUTE AVERAGE WIND.
       WIND IN COLUMN 17 IS THE PEAK INSTANTANEOUS GUST.

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[Temperature Data]      [Precipitation Data]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16
Average Monthly: 65.5   Total for Month:   1.49    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   0.1   Dptr fm normal:   -0.41    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    95 on 22    Grtst 24hr 0.66 on 25-26       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     37 on 16                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month: 0   Inches    5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr      on __ __   6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:   0 on -      7 = BLOWING DUST OR SAND:
                                                       VSBY 1/2 MILE OR LESS
                                                   8 = SMOKE OR HAZE
[No. of Days with]      [WEATHER - Days with]      9 = BLOWING SNOW
                                                   x = TORNADO
Max 32 or below:  0     0.01 inch or more:  5
Max 90 or above:  3     0.10 inch or more:  4
Min 32 or below:  0     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HEATING DEGREE DAYS (Base 65)]
Total this Mo.    98  
Dptr fm normal     4  
Seasonal total  2110  
Dptr fm normal  -467

[COOLING DEGREE DAYS  Base 65)]
Total this Mo.   120
Dptr fm normal    14    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   138    Highest SLP 30.37  on 17
Dptr fm normal     9    Lowest  SLP 29.43  on 22

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