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PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   ABILENE
                                          MONTH:     MARCH
                                          YEAR:      2003
                                          LATITUDE:   32 25 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  99 41 W                   

  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
                                          AVG MX 2MIN
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH SPD SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
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 1  62  44  53   1  12   0 0.00  0.0    0  8.4 21 170   M    M   8 18     24 160
 2  46  41  44  -9  21   0 0.01  0.0    0  8.4 15  20   M    M  10 18     20  20
 3  55  39  47  -6  18   0 0.01  0.0    0  8.7 20 210   M    M   8 1      22 210
 4  75  37  56   3   9   0 0.00  0.0    0 17.1 30 240   M    M   2        39 220
 5  49  24  37 -16  28   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.3 20 350   M    M   1        22 350
 6  71  26  49  -5  16   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.4 23 240   M    M   0 1      28 240
 7  78  41  60   6   5   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.3 21 220   M    M   0        24 220
 8  75  50  63   9   2   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.4 21 200   M    M   0        25 180
 9  60  36  48  -7  17   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.8 13 350   M    M   1 18     21 350
10  66  35  51  -4  14   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.8 14 120   M    M   4 18     16 110
11  74  48  61   6   4   0 0.00  0.0    0 14.5 25 210   M    M   3 18     31 220
12  84  61  73  18   0   8 0.00  0.0    0 13.3 25 190   M    M   2        31 200
13  78  51  65   9   0   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.4 21 220   M    M   1 1      25 220
14  80  40  60   4   5   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.0 14 130   M    M   0 12     17 120
15  78  52  65   9   0   0 0.01  0.0    0 11.0 21 180   M    M   1        24 170
16  77  55  66  10   0   1 0.00  0.0    0 12.5 20 150   M    M   1 1      23 160
17  80  58  69  12   0   4    T  0.0    0 12.0 26 300   M    M   2        31 300
18  67  49  58   1   7   0 0.10  0.0    0 13.4 30 260   M    M   5 1      44 240
19  67  49  58   1   7   0 0.03  0.0    0 18.4 35 280   M    M   4 1      44 270
20  57  40  49  -8  16   0 0.01  0.0    0 13.8 24 330   M    M   8 1      28 320
21  67  34  51  -7  14   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.0 15  70   M    M   2 18     18  70
22  58  46  52  -6  13   0 0.31  0.0    0  6.5 13 140   M    M   7 1      14 140
23  75  45  60   2   5   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.4 20 200   M    M   0        25 190
24  82  56  69  10   0   4 0.00  0.0    0 18.5 36 210   M    M   0        45 210
25  63  49  56  -3   9   0 0.00  0.0    0 16.3 26 210   M    M   6 1      36 200
26  73  35  54  -5  11   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.9 18 170   M    M   0        24 180
27  86  51  69  10   0   4 0.00  0.0    0 20.9 35 210   M    M   0        43 200
28  56  38  47 -13  18   0 0.00  0.0    0 17.4 30 360   M    M   5        35 350
29  55  32  44 -16  21   0 0.00  0.0    0 11.4 21 350   M    M   0        25 350
30  68  31  50 -10  15   0 0.00  0.0    0  8.2 23 310   M    M   1        28 310
31  78  43  61   1   4   0 0.00  0.0    0 13.4 25 180   M    M   0        31 170
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SM 2140 1336       291  21  0.48     0.0 355.8          M       82              
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AV 69.0 43.1                              11.5 FASTST  PSBL  %   3    MAX(MPH)  
                                 MISC ---->    36 210                 45  210   
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NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6) , PAGE 2

                                          STATION:  ABILENE
                                          MONTH:    MARCH
                                          YEAR:     2003
                                          LATITUDE:   32 25 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  99 41 W                   

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16    

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 56.1   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   0.48    1 = FOG                      
DPTR FM NORMAL:  -0.3   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -0.93    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY  
HIGHEST:    86 ON 27    GRTST 24HR  0.31 ON 22-22      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS      
LOWEST:     24 ON  5                               3 = THUNDER                  
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS              
                        TOTAL MONTH:   0.0 INCH    5 = HAIL                     
                        GRTST 24HR     0.0         6 = GLAZE OR RIME            
                        GRTST DEPTH:   0           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:   7                                  
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   2                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   4    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   0                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0                                  

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.   291    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  21                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL    -8    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)   6                                  
SEASONAL TOTAL  2633    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  4                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL   107                                                            

[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.    21                                                            
DPTR FM NORMAL    -7    [PRESSURE DATA]                                         
SEASONAL TOTAL    25    HIGHEST SLP 30.52 ON 29                                 
DPTR FM NORMAL    -8    LOWEST  SLP 29.32 ON 18                                 

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