Preliminary Local Climatological Data
                                   ABILENE TX
                                    MAY 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  67  58  63  -6   2   0    T   0.0   0 18.4 29 150   0    0   0  8,1  34 150
 2  80  58  69   0   0   4 0.91   0.0   0 13.0 25 170   0    0   0   1   31 170
 3  84  61  73   3   0   8 0.23   0.0   0 17.8 32 230   0    0   0  3,1  41 220
 4  82  66  74   4   0   9 0.01   0.0   0 16.5 31 280   0    0   0   8   39 260
 5  77  50  64  -6   1   0 0.00   0.0   0 14.7 29 330   0    0   0   8   36 330
 6  71  41  56 -14   9   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.6 21 350   0    0   0       24 330
 7  82  44  63  -7   2   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.2 21 220   0    0   0       25 250
 8  88  59  74   3   0   9 0.00   0.0   0 14.6 24 200   0    0   0       28 200
 9  86  67  77   6   0  12    T   0.0   0 18.1 32 130   0    0   0   8   41 220
10  89  61  75   4   0  10 0.00   0.0   0 15.0 26 150   0    0   0       32 160
11  79  59  69  -2   0   4 0.00   0.0   0 10.7 24 230   0    0   0       29 230
12  78  53  66  -6   0   1 0.00   0.0   0  9.2 17  20   0    0   0       25  60
13  81  56  69  -3   0   4 0.00   0.0   0 14.1 23 160   0    0   0       29 160
14  88  68  78   6   0  13 0.00   0.0   0 16.2 24 180   0    0   0       30 220
15  94  71  83  11   0  18 0.00   0.0   0 16.8 26 220   0    0   0       32 220
16  90  70  80   7   0  15 0.00   0.0   0 16.9 31 170   0    0   0   8   36 170
17  84  63  74   1   0   9 0.00   0.0   0 15.1 25 360   0    0   0       31 360
18  80  54  67  -6   0   2 0.00   0.0   0  8.8 18 140   0    0   0       21 140
19  86  56  71  -2   0   6 0.00   0.0   0 13.9 23 140   0    0   0   1   29 160
20  89  66  78   4   0  13 0.00   0.0   0 17.2 25 200   0    0   0       32 190
21  89  68  79   5   0  14 0.00   0.0   0 10.4 18 130   0    0   0       22 130
22  91  68  80   6   0  15 0.00   0.0   0 10.8 20 150   0    0   0       24 150
23  90  69  80   6   0  15 0.02   0.0   0  8.1 24  90   0    0   0       28  80
24  82  64  73  -2   0   8 0.01   0.0   0 10.9 26  10   0    0   0       30  10
25  89  60  75   0   0  10 0.09   0.0   0  7.0 26 310   0    0   0   1   32 320
26  74  60  67  -8   0   2 0.14   0.0   0  8.2 26  20   0    0   0  3,1  36 360
27  80  59  70  -5   0   5 0.35   0.0   0  6.9 20 100   0    0   0   1   22  10
28  80  60  70  -6   0   5    T   0.0   0  5.8 15 140   0    0   0       17 150
29  86  63  75  -1   0  10 0.01   0.0   0  8.4 15 270   0    0   0       18 230
30  94  64  79   3   0  14 0.00   0.0   0 10.5 23 210   0    0   0       26 220
31  98  72  85   8   0  20 0.00   0.0   0 14.9 30 170   0    0   0       38 170
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AVG HIGH: 84.1 DEG      RAIN: 1.77 INCHES        AVG WIND: 12.4 MPH
AVG LOW:  60.9 DEG

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

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[Temperature Data]      [Precipitation Data]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16

Average Monthly: 72.5   Total for Month:   1.77    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:  -0.2   Dptr fm normal:   -1.20    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    98 on 31    Grtst 24hr 0.91 on 2           TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     41 on  6                               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:  9
Max 90 or above:  6     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

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.    14  
Dptr fm normal     7  
Seasonal total  2124  
Dptr fm normal  -460

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   255
Dptr fm normal    10    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   393    Highest SLP 30.21  on 18
Dptr fm normal    19    Lowest  SLP 29.36  on 04

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