Preliminary Local Climatological Data
                             ABILENE TX             
                              JULY 1998
                                        
   TEMPERATURES          PRECIPITATION    AVERAGE   WEATHER  PEAK
                                           WIND              WIND      
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1   2   3   4   5  6a  6b    7     8    9   10  11    12    13  14
Dy Max Min Avg Dep HDD CDD  Wtr   Snw  Avg  Spd Dir   Wx    Spd Dr
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 1  97  76  87   4   0  22  0.00  0.0   9.5  17 150          21 140
 2  98  77  88   5   0  23  0.00  0.0  10.2  18 150          23 150
 3  97  72  85   2   0  20  0.00  0.0  12.2  25 130          29 130
 4  83  74  79  -4   0  14  0.09  0.0   9.6  18 150   1,8    22 140
 5  92  75  84   1   0  19    T   0.0  11.8  20 120          23 180
 6 102  77  90   7   0  25  0.00  0.0  13.5  21 130          25 140
 7 106  80  93  10   0  28  0.00  0.0  12.9  25 130          30 130
 8 101  75  88   4   0  23  0.00  0.0  10.8  21 130          26 140
 9  99  76  88   4   0  23  0.00  0.0  13.3  22 120          26 180
10 102  77  90   6   0  25  0.00  0.0  13.4  21 210          26 200
11 104  79  92   8   0  27  0.00  0.0  13.7  23 210          31 190
12 107  70  89   5   0  24  0.96  0.0   9.0  48 300   3,1    60 290
13  98  71  85   1   0  20  0.00  0.0   5.4  11 080          18 070
14  99  75  87   3   0  22  0.00  0.0   7.2  18 130          22 050
15 100  71  86   2   0  21  0.00  0.0   7.7  16 090          29 110
16  99  70  85   1   0  20  0.00  0.0   5.6  24 360          29 350
17  97  70  84   0   0  19    T   0.0   5.0  25 330          32 090
18  99  71  85   1   0  20  0.26  0.0   5.8  28 120          32 120
19 100  73  87   3   0  22  0.00  0.0  11.7  22 120          24 120
20  99  75  87   3   0  22  0.00  0.0  12.1  20 140          23 140
21  98  76  87   3   0  22  0.00  0.0  13.0  20 130          24 120
22  99  79  89   5   0  24  0.00  0.0  13.3  20 140          25 190
23 101  78  90   6   0  25  0.00  0.0  12.1  18 140          25 140
24 101  77  89   5   0  24  0.00  0.0  12.0  20 140          28 150
25 102  79  91   6   0  26  0.00  0.0  12.7  21 190          25 190
26 102  79  91   6   0  26  0.00  0.0  12.2  21 190          25 200
27 100  78  89   4   0  24  0.00  0.0  11.6  18 140          22 170
28 101  79  90   5   0  25  0.00  0.0  11.9  18 160          23 190
29 102  79  91   6   0  26  0.00  0.0  13.2  21 170          28 130
30 101  79  90   5   0  25  0.00  0.0  14.3  23 160          30 190
31 101  78  90   5   0  25  0.00  0.0  10.1  18 170          23 180
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AVG HIGH: 99.6 DEG       PRECIPITATION: 1.31 INCHES   AVG WIND: 10.9 MPH
AVG LOW:  75.6 DEG

NOTE: WIND SPEED IN COLUMN 10 IS THE FASTEST 2-MINUTE AVERAGE WIND.
      WIND SPEED IN COLUMN 13 IS THE PEAK INSTANTANEOUS GUST.
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[Temperature Data]      [Precipitation Data]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 12
Average Monthly: 87.6   Total for Month:   1.31    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   3.6   Dptr fm normal:   -0.78    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:   107 on 12    Grtst 24hr 0.96 on 12          TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     70 on 17                               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:  3
Max 90 or above: 30     0.10 inch or more:  2
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)]              [Pressure Data]
Total this Mo.     0                         Highest SLP 30.07  on 16TH
Dptr fm normal     0                         Lowest  SLP 29.68  on 12TH
Seasonal total     0  
Dptr fm normal     0

[COOLING DEGREE DAYS (Base 65)]
Total this Mo.   711
Dptr fm normal   122  
Seasonal total  1827  
Dptr fm normal   408  

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